BACKWOODS PADDLESPORTS - Panther Island Central City Project

Backwoods Paddlesports have been renting watercrafts at Panther Island Pavilion since 2012! They rent various watercrafts such as single and tandem kayaks, stand up paddleboards, and canoes. Their rentals are launched at the confluence of the West Fork and Clear Fork of the Trinity River and are currently the only vendor that you can rent from in Fort Worth, TX.

Throughout the week Backwoods offers various discounts. From helping to keep our Trinity River clean to honoring our miliary these discounts help you explore Fort Worth in a new way! Check out the rentals below.


1/2 Off Humpday:  ½ price watercraft rentals on Wednesdays

Student Thursdays: $5 all rentals with ANY valid student ID. *One discount per ID

Bike to Paddle: $5 off all rentals when you ride your bike to paddle

Birthday Discount: 50% off the birthday person’s first hour of any watercraft rental *must show a valid ID with birthdate

Trash Pick Up: 50% off the first hour of watercraft rental when you collect a full bag of trash while our on the water

Military/ Veterans Discount: 15% off all watercraft rentals *must show valid ID

If you have a group interested in getting out on the Trinity River, you can make a group reservation with Backwoods Paddlesports! When you have a group of 10 or more you will receive 15% off the rental price.

Backwoods Paddlesports has also been adding on some fun events! They now offer Sunset and Night Paddles as well as Wednesdays Wake Up and Paddles. For a full list of their events and to register for them, visit their calendar.


Prices: Weekday rates of $12.00/hour for adults and $8.00/hour for kids 12 years of age and under. *Valid Monday-Thursday.

Weekend rates of $18.00/hour for adults and $12.00/hour for kids 12 years of age and under.*Valid Friday-Sunday & during Holidays

Location: 480 N Taylor St, Fort Worth, TX

Hours: 7 days a week, 10am-7:00pm * last rentals sent out at 6pm each day

Make sure to follow Backwoods Paddlesports on Facebook and Instagram at @backwoodspaddelsports and check out their website for more info and weather updates!

2019-08-06T17:25:00-06:00 August 6th, 2019|Panther Island Blog|