Lake Pelham Adventures

  • 18019 Country Store Drive
    Culpeper, Virginia 22701
  • Website
  • 540-829-8220
  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm | Thursday 7:00 am - 8:00 pm (Check-in location at the rental shed 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm) | Saturday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm | Sunday 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm (Check-in is located at the rental shed)

Lake Pelham Adventures offers canoes, kayaks, paddle board, and paddle boat rentals. Rentals will only be provided to an adult at least 18 years of age who possesses a driver's license or other picture ID.

Payment of the rental fee is required to rent a watercraft. Personal Flotation Devices (life jackets) are provided in limited quantities. All boats are rented based on a first-come, first-served basis; we do not take reservations or hold boats.

The watercraft rental facility is closed during inclement weather. Rental rates:

  • Watercraft (excluding paddle boats) Hourly Rate - $5.00 per hour (calculated in 30 minute increments)
  • Watercraft (excluding paddle boats) Daily Rate - $20.00 per day
  • Paddle Boats Hourly Rate  - $10.00 per hour (calculated in 30 minute increments)

Users renting watercraft are not required to purchase a boating permit or certificate to fish while fishing from the watercraft although a state fishing license may be required.

Check-in at the back counter of The Ole Country Store & Bakery. Sunday rentals, check-in is located at storage shed. When renting, please park in gravel area away from the store entrance as a courtesy to other customers due to the anticipated extended period of your stay. Rentals will be semi-self service with renter completing a rental agreement at the The Ole Country Store & Bakery; provide a driver's license or other ID; receiving a key to their rented watercraft and associated equipment; and proceeding to the other watercraft storage facility where they will retrieve their rented equipment.

When ready to return equipment, renter will return the rented equipment to storage; secure equipment; return key and make payment at the The Ole Country Store & Bakery; and retrieve their driver's license or other ID. Educational material and small storage lockers will be available at the watercraft storage facility to aid the renter. Watercraft must be returned by the time designated by rental agent.


  •  Free Admission
  •  Free Parking
  •  Handicap Accessible
  •  Takes Reservations
  •  Public Restrooms