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Boathouse

Boathouse

View of the Boathouse deck.
Multiple kayaks accress the sand portage with paddleboats parked at the dock on the lake.

NOTICE: The Scott County Conservation Board and Iowa DNR are renovating the West Lake Complex to improve water quality and recreational opportunities. The lake water drawdown will start during the month of July 2019. This will cause the Beach and Boathouse to close before Labor Day, but an exact date is not known at this time. Thank you for your understanding, patience, and cooperation during rennovation.

Features:

  • Paddle boats, kayaks and fishing boats for rental
  • Bait for sale
  • Large variety of concession items available
  • Large deck with tables & umbrellas overlooking Lake of the Hills

Hours:

  • Open Memorial Day to Labor Day.
  • Weekends and holidays: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

West Lake Rental Boats:

  • Paddleboat - seats up to four people
    • $10 for one-half hour
    • $12 for one hour
  • Single Kayak
    • $10 for one-half hour
    • $12 for one hour
  • Tandem Kayak
    • $14 for one-half hour
    • $16 for one hour
  • Fishing Boats
    • with oars: $10 for first hour plus $6 each additional hour
    • with motor: $15 for first hour plus $10 each additional hour

All Conservation Rates

Activities: 
Concessions
Parking
Picnicking
Restrooms
Water View

News & Notices

Scott County Conservation Board & Iowa DNR are renovating the West Lake Complex to improve water quality and recreational opportunities Watershed protection from March to November 2019 involves 5 ponds and one bio-swale Liberalized Fishing Regulations 1 April – 15 July 2019 Water drawdown...
Posted: June 18, 2019
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Posted: June 5, 2019
The Scott County Park Pool, West Lake Beach and Boathouse are scheduled to be open daily for the season on Saturday, June 8th. The Pool will not be open June 3rd through the 7th. The Beach and Boathouse are open 4:00pm-8:00pm through Friday, June 7th. Season passes are available for purchase and...
Posted: June 3, 2019