Emerald Canoes

General Information

Our canoe-rental season at Emerald Lake runs from approximately the end of May until Thanksgiving weekend in October. The exact opening dates are dependent on the melting of the winter's ice from the lake. If you're planning a trip near the beginning of our season, feel free to email us at info@theboathousetradingco.com for more details.


Frequently Asked Questions:

Q: What are your hours?

A: Our summer hours for (July & August) for the gift shop are 9am - 7pm MST. The canoe rentals open at 9am and we stop renting at 5:45pm. In the spring and fall our hours are shorter, typically from 10am-6pm for the gift shop, and 10am - 4:45pm for the canoes.

Q: Do you rent stand-up paddle boards?

A: No, we only rent canoes.

Q: Are dogs allowed in the canoes?

A: Yes, we allow dogs in our canoes, but we reserve the right to make a final decision on site depending on the size/temperament of the dog.

Q: Can we bring our own boat to Emerald Lake?

A: Yes, you may use your own non-motorized boat on Emerald Lake. (Electric motors are Not permitted).