BIG RIDGE LAKE
Canoes, paddleboats, kayaks and rowboat rentals are available on the 49-acre Big Ridge Lake. The boat dock is open seasonally from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Please call the park office for specific hours of operation. Visitors may use their own electric trolling motors on park rowboats. Privately owned boats, including canoes and kayaks, can be launched on Big Ridge Lake for a nominal fee.
Fishing boats, ski boats, and wave runners can be launched at the boat ramp on Norris Lake just outside the park entrance drive. Due to the low lake level, there is no access to the boat ramp on Norris Lake during winter months.
BOAT and PADDLEBOAT RENTAL PRICES
Pedal Boat Hourly (per person) $2.50
Paddleboard Hourly $7.00
Canoe Hourly $7.00
Kayak Single Hourly $7.00
Kayak Tandem Hourly $10.00
Row Boat Hourly $3.00
Row Boat 3 Day $50.00
Row Boat Overnight $20.00
Row Boat Weekly $75.00
Lake Use Permit Boating Day $5.00