Campfire Conditions

Campfires are currently allowed throughout all Manning Park Campsites


A campfire is defined as:
An open fire that burns piled material no larger than 0.5 m in height and 0.5 m in width and is used by any person for recreational purpose, or by a First Nation for a ceremonial purpose. More information

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Boat Rentals

Get out on the water on Lightning Lake during your stay at Manning Park with our boat rentals. Enjoy an adventure in a two seater canoe, five-person Mackenzie canoe, rowboat, kayak or stand-up paddleboard. We have hourly and day rates available at the Boathouse (located at the Lightning Lake Day Use Area). This is fun for the whole family! The Boathouse also stocks a variety of snacks, cold drinks and ice cream treats.

The Boathouse opens May long weekend until Thanksgiving (weather permitting). When the Boathouse is closed, rentals are handled through the Manning Park Resort Front Desk.

Boat rentals are available from the Boathouse daily until Sept. 3 (weather permitting). Boat rentals are available from the Front Desk outside of these times.

Prices valid Summer 2017.

1 Hour 2 Hours 4 Hours 1 Day ( return by 6pm) 24 Hours
Regular Boat Rentals $20 $30 $40 $75 $100
5 person Mackenzie Canoe (20′) $30 $40 $50 $100 $125

Plus applicable taxes.

Regular boats include: 2 seater canoes, rowboats, kayaks and stand up paddle boards.

First Day Second Day Third Day Additional Days
Multi Day Regular Boat Rentals $100 $80 $60 $40

Plus applicable taxes.

New! Stand-Up Paddleboard (SUP) Lessons

SUP Lessons available Sundays at 10:30am. Pre-registration is recommended but not required.

Dock Talk available Saturday, Monday & Tuesday at 10:30am or by request, subject to availability. Learn the ins-and-outs of Stand-up Paddleboarding from a certified SUP instructor! This quick 15min run-down will set you up for success on your first SUP adventure for a mere $5. Recommended for beginners and anyone who wants to increase their confidence and efficiency.

Group Lesson (2 or more) Private
SUP Lesson – Sundays: 10:30am $50  – includes 2hr SUP rental $70 – includes 2hr SUP rental
Dock Talk – Saturday, Monday, Tuesday: 10:30am $5 $5

Plus applicable taxes.

A credit card imprint or driver’s license is required for rental.

All rates include taxes. Refunds will not be given for early returns. We accept Visa, Mastercard, Traveller’s Cheques and Cash (ATM located at Manning Park Lodge). Equipment is available on a first come, first served basis and is subject to availability. Minimum rental time is one hour, and fees apply for late returns.  A credit card imprint or driver’s license is required for rental.  PFDs and paddles are provided for passengers, with additional equipment available for rent.

SUP Lessons & Dock Talk may be requested outside of scheduled times, but are based on availability.

Boat Launch

A boat launch for non-motorized crafts is available at Lightning Lake day use area, located beside the boathouse. Motorized crafts of any kind are not permitted on Lightning Lake or on any body of water in E.C. Manning Provincial Park.

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