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

ANNOUNCING: The West Lake Park Boathouse is now closed for the season. We look forward to seeing you again when we reopen Memorial Day weekend in 2019!



  • 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


  • 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

Water View

News & Notices

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources will relax the fishing regulations at Lake of the Hills, Railroad Lake, Lambach Lake and Bluegrass Lake at West Lake Park starting April 1st to allow anglers to more freely harvest fish before the lakes’ water levels are lowered this summer. Anglers with a...
Posted: April 1, 2019
Glynns Creek Golf Course is scheduled to open for the season (weather permitting) Friday, March 22nd at 10:00am. For more information and Tee times, please call.
Posted: March 20, 2019
Scott County Park Pool is proud to be an American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim Provider. The Learn-to-Swim program is unique compared to other learn to swim programs. Classes are offered for children ages 3 years old and up. Students progress through the levels at their own pace, mastering the skills in...
Posted: March 1, 2019