Aluminum jon boats may be rented year-round. Please bring your own trolling motor and battery. No privately owned boats or gasoline motors are allowed on the lake. Visitors may bring their own canoes and kayaks year-round.
Paddleboats, kayaks, and canoes are available for rent, April through October. For more information, please call 423-881-5500.
Guided pontoon boat tours are offered seasonally. Please check our program schedule or event listings for more info.
RATESCanoe: $10 hourly
Canoe: $35 daily
Kayak - Single: $10 hourly
Kayak - Single: $35 full day
Paddleboard: $10 hourly
Paddleboard: $35 full day
Pedal Boat: $10 hourly
Pedal Boat: $35 full day
Row Boat: $10 hourly
Row Boat: $40 daily
Row Boat: $200 weekly*
* = may require a deposit
LAKE USE RATESDaily Lake Use Permit: $3
Daily Personal Watercraft Permit: $6
Note: Fees listed may be in addition to any applicable licensing or access fees charged by other agencies.
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).