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at Thousand Hills State Park

a boat pulling a person on a tubeboat ramp symbol


Launch your boat onto Forest Lake at the paved boat ramp, located in close proximity to the park's dining lodge. The ramp is approximately three stalls wide. A city permit is required on all private boats. Inboard and outboard motors over 90 horsepower and personal watercraft are not allowed to operate on Forest Lake.

Boat Launch Permits
0-20 horsepower $3 $15
21-40 horsepower $5 $25
41-65 horsepower $7 $35
66 horsepower+ $9 $45

A decal bearing the permit number and year shall be placed on the port of the transom.

boat docks and slipsState Park Marina

At the marina, you can rent paddle boats, kayaks and canoes. The marina also rents dock slips on a daily, weekly, monthly and annual basis, and has a variety of ski and boating accessories for rent. Please contact the concessionaire for rates, hours and additional information at 660-665-3712, or visit the concession website.