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Boathouse

Lake Restoration Notice:

The Beach and Boathouse at West Lake Park are closed for the season. We look forward to re-opening these activities in 2021 after completing the lake restoration project.

All other activities will remain open, including the campgrounds, shelters, cabins, disc golf course and trails.

Thank you for your patience and understanding as we renovate the lakes. More about the restoration.

Boathouse

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

NOTICE: West Lake Park Beach & Boathouse are closed for lake restoration. We look forward to welcoming you back in 2021!

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. Closed for lake restoration.
  • 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

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