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Riva Row Boat House


Riva Row Current Hours of Operation

Northshore Storage Facility Flier

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Map of Lake Woodlands

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Get in a kayak state of mind at the Riva Row Boat House! Riva Row Boat House is a beautiful amenity in The Woodlands that’s perfect for many occasions, including a family outing, a date or group games. Within walking distance from Market Street and The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, it’s a great way to see The Woodlands Waterway from a kayak point of view.

Seasonal Hours of Operation

Hours of operation vary throughout the year based on the season, per the schedule listed below. For current hours of operation, please click here or call the Boat House at 281-210-3965.

  • January 1 - May 14: 9 a.m. to sunset (Last Call: 1 hour before sunset)  |  Closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays
  • May 15 - August 13: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. (Last Call: 7 p.m.)  |  Closed Wednesdays
  • August 14 - December 31: 9 a.m. to sunset (Last Call: 1 hour before sunset)  | Closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays

Rentals - Single and Tandem Kayaks, Paddle Boards, Swan Boats

  • Rental Pricing:
    • Single Kayak: $15 for the first hour.
    • Tandem Kayak: $20 for the first hour.
    • Paddle Boards: $20 for the first hour.
    • Swan Boats: $25 for the first hour.
  • $5 per additional hour for single and tandem kayaks, paddle boards and swan boats.
  • Valid ID is required for all rentals.
  • Two-person maximum per kayak.

Kayak and Paddleboard Storage

Looking for a way to get your kayak or paddleboard out without the pain and hassle of having to store and transport? The Northshore Storage Facility is a small piece of lake-front property that offers quick and easy access to Lake Woodlands. For information or to reserve your storage space, please call Riva Row Boat House at 281-210-3965, or visit Riva Row Boat House at 2101 Riva Row, The Woodlands, TX 77380.
  • Fees: All fees must be paid in full for the entire year.
    • Kayak Stall: $15/month (resident), $30/month (non-resident)
    • Paddleboard Stall: $8/month (resident), $16/month (non-resident)

Online Waiver Forms

Liability waivers can be filled out online or on a tablet at either boat house. Once completed, the liability waiver remains active for the current year.


Reservations are not mandatory for kayak rentals, but may be made for your birthday, special interest or group outing. Reservations must be made at least 24 hours in advance and full payment is required at the time of making the reservation. To confirm your reservation, call our staff at 281-210-3965. 
  • No reservations taken on holidays. 
  • No reservations on stand-up paddle boards.
  • Rentals will be offered on a first-come basis.

Frequently Asked Questions

View a list of frequently asked questions regarding The Woodlands Township's Riva Row and Lakes Edge Boat Houses. 

View a list of frequently asked questions regarding the swan boats.