Best Kayak and Canoe Racks

Originally published on Apr 21, 2022 | Updated on Aug 22, 2023

Written by
 RealTruck Expert Team

Save room in your truck bed and haul your kayak or canoe safely by upgrading your truck with one of these kayak racks. Whether you're hauling multiple watercraft or a single small canoe, there's a truck rack here to meet your needs.

1. Elevate Truck Rack

The Elevate Rack System stands out from the pack thanks to its unique design that works in tandem with a wide variety of tonneau covers including BAKFlips.

2. Dee Zee Ladder Racks

Easy bolt-on installation and a 200-pound weight capacity make this rack perfect for kayaks, canoes, lumber, and (you guessed it), ladders.

3. TracRac SR Sliding Truck Rack

By sliding back and forth, the uprights on the TracRac SR allow you to fine-tune your cargo management needs. An impressive 1,250-pound weight capacity makes it ideal for carrying multiple watercraft.

4. Weather Guard Weekender Ladder Rack

The Weekender features adjustable load bars, giving you the ability to dial in the perfect width for your small watercraft.

If you have questions about these or any other kayak racks, chat or call our product experts.

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