COVID-19 UPDATES: Keeping Visitors Healthy

Cumberland Mountain State Park

Boating - Rentals & Bring Your Own

2021 COVID-19 Update

Most state park boat rental operations will open this summer. Hours and operating procedures will vary by park. Each park will implement additional safety and sanitation protocols to protect park staff and visitors and encourage social distancing. All boaters are encouraged to bring their own life jacket or approved personal floatation device (PFD).

The park rents fishing boats with electric trolling motors for use on Byrd Lake. The boat dock is open Memorial Day to the end of October, weather permitting. Personal kayaks, paddleboards, johnboats, and canoes can be launched with a $5.00 lake permit, payable at the boat dock or park office, 8:00 AM to 3:30 PM Monday through Friday. The boat dock is open for rentals on Saturdays and Sundays only.

BOAT DOCK HOURS 09/27/2019

OPEN Saturday & Sunday

  • 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM
  • Last boat rented at 4:30 PM; ALL boats in by 5:15 PM

CLOSED Monday thru Friday


Row Boat Hourly $5.00 
Row Boat Weekly $77.00
Electric Motor Hourly $2.00
Electric Motor Weekly $35.00