You can now make 2017 Reservations!
We are excited to get started for another season and for warmer weather of course! We are happy to announce that we can now take online reservations!
We will also continue to take phone reservations.
Thank You for visiting our website and we hope to see you soon out on the river!
Email pictures of your float with us and we will add them to our slideshow!
Monticello Canoe Rental is family owned and operated. Addam & Lori Fier have taken over the former McDonough Canoe Rental in Monticello, Iowa. This is our 4th year in operation and we are loving it. We strive to continue the same great service and loyalty to all floaters as you have recieved in the past! We are very excited and pleased with all whom have come to float with us! This canoe rental has been in business for over 30 years. Starting out as Appleby Canoe Rental, McDonough Canoe Rental , and now Monticello Canoe Rental.
We do our best to accomodate all rental needs! We have had many school groups, bachelor/bachelorette, birthday, anniversaries, business- employee outing, class reunions, boy scouts and girls scouts, or just plainly a large group of friends getting together!!
This year we have 160 Canoes- 50 Kayaks- 250 innertubes
Monticello Canoe Rental is ready to send you floating down the river! Our river trips are fun for the novice as well as the experienced paddlers. We have a great TEAM OF EMPLOYEES who work hard so that your trip is a sucessful day of fun and relaxation! From the moment your journey begins, we are there to ensure that everything runs smoothly. We do all the work so that you can be sure that your job is to simply have fun!!
Join us at Monticello Canoe Rental located on the Maquoketa River in Monticello, Iowa. The Maquoketa River boast plenty of activities for outdoor enthusiasts. Whether your interest lie in canoeing, kayaking, tubing, fishing, or bird watching, the Maquoketa River is a wonderful place to relax and enjoy the 8 mile water trail of the breathtaking landscapes and wildlife of Eastern Iowa! Your trip will begin at the Canoe Rental located just below the Mon-Maq Dam and float to Pictured Rocks Park. The float downstream to Pictured Rocks Park should take about 3-4 hours by canoe or kayak and approximately 5-6 hours in tube depending on river level and stops you make along the way!