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Float Shack | Crested Butte, Colorado

Stand Up Paddle Board Rentals


The Float Shack Paddle Board Rentals located in Crested Butte, Colorado – Great rates, inflatable paddle board rentals, SUP paddle, PFD, river or lake fins and SUP leash are included in every paddle board rental.


How It Works…

Crested Butte local’s choice for paddle board rentals.

We deliver and pick up all rental gear for you!

Dry bags,  river float tubes, youth and child size PFD’s are available.

Need a river shuttle?  We will help get you back to your vehicle.

Need anything else?  JUST ASK US!


Places to Paddle

Slate River

Floating the stretch of Slate River between Oh-BeJoyful campground and Skyland Bridge provides an incredible experience.  The river bends and turns across the floodplain, providing 10.5 miles of meandering fun.

Lake Irwin

You don’t always have to hike deep into the wilderness to find a lake in a beautiful setting.  Just get yourself to this lake, west of Crested Butte.  Located near a campground. with the Ruby Range forming a dramatic backdrop, it’s one to remember.

Blue Mesa Reservoir

Just a short drive from Crested Butte, Blur Mesa Reservoir spans 20 miles and boasts over 96 miles of shoreline.  Plenty of paddling opportunities for your group to enjoy.  Be sure to check out the Dillon Pinnacles.

Colorado Paddle Boarding Guide

Be sure to read our full and comprehensive guide to stand up paddle boarding in Colorado.  We have listed many of our favorite locations in the Crested Butte and surrounding areas.

Our Rental Gear

NRS Czar paddle board
NRS Imperial paddle board
NRS Mayra paddle board

Paddle Boarding Tutorials