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Rent A Paddleboard On Flathead Lake

The Ultimate Guide to Paddleboarding on Flathead Lake

Paddleboarding on Flathead Lake is one of the most enjoyable ways to enjoy summer on the lake! This guide to paddleboarding on Flathead Lake will provide you with all the information you need to make this watersport an exciting part of your summer adventures.

What is paddleboarding?

Stand up paddleboarding, also known as SUPing or just paddleboarding, is a popular water sport on Flathead Lake! A paddleboard looks quite a bit like a surfboard but longer, thicker, and wider to make balancing easier. While you can lay down and paddle a paddleboard with your arms, many people prefer to stand up on their paddleboard and use a paddle to move along the water quickly and efficiently. You’ll likely see quite a few people paddleboarding on Flathead Lake this summer — it’s a sport worth trying out for yourself!

Why rent a paddleboard on Flathead Lake?

The number one reason to rent a paddleboard on Flathead Lake is because it’s a fun way to get out on the water– especially if you’ve never tried it before! It’s fairly easy to pick up and the staff at Go Sail Montana are happy to give you a quick lesson before you set off on your adventure. Once you feel confident with the basics of paddleboarding on Flathead Lake, there are plenty of adventures ahead!

Where to rent paddleboards on Flathead Lake

When you rent a paddleboard on Flathead Lake, consider how close the paddleboard rental company is to your destination. This way you don’t have to paddle across the lake more than you want to. Go Sail Montana offers the closest paddleboard rentals to Wild Horse Island, one of the most beloved paddling and kayaking destinations on Flathead Lake. Learn more about the history of Wild Horse Island and what makes it such an ideal paddleboard destination here.

How much does it cost to rent a paddleboard on Flathead Lake?

Paddleboard rentals on Flathead Lake are $35 an hour at Go Sail Montana. Half day rentals are available for $120 and full day rentals are $160. When you rent a paddleboard on Flathead Lake from Go Sail Flathead Lake you’ll also receive paddles and a life jacket at no extra charge.

What do you need to paddleboard on Flathead Lake?

Paddleboarding on Flathead Lake doesn’t require much preparation! Wear a swimsuit, your life jacket, and consider bringing a dry bag. In your dry bag you may want to pack a few snacks, water, a pair of shoes, a t-shirt, and possibly your cell phone. Keep in mind bringing your phone is risky— it may get wet or fall in the water!

Kayaking vs. paddleboarding on Flathead Lake

Weighing whether you’d rather try kayaking or paddleboarding on Flathead Lake? Go Sail Montana offers both rental options. You can get a feel for both before you head out on your adventure or even decide to try both over the course of your trip! The knowledgeable staff members at Go Sail Montana are also available to help you determine which option would be best for you based on your goals for the day.