What are the best places to launch your kayak to visit Turnip Rock?

Bringing your own kayak to paddle out to Turnip Rock? Awesome! We're happy to have you in our community. Please take a little time and visit downtown Port Austin while you're here. Drop by the shop to check the latest lake & weather conditions, grab a bite to eat at our cafe and beer garden, or shop our store


Launch From Our Shop

Drop by and say hi, grab a bite to eat, or check the weather conditions and we can launch you right out our back door. 

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1. Bird Creek County Park 

Bird Creek County Park has lots of parking, bathrooms and showers and a nice sandy beach.

2. Port Austin State HarboR

Another good place to launch is the State Harbor in Port Austin.  You will need a State Park pass.