To really experience Clear Lake, you have to get on the water.  Whether you’re bringing your boat or are looking to purchase or rent, these resources will help you plan your visit.

Boat Rentals & Marina

  • Clear Lake Boats
    Showroom & Sales Office: 1604 South Shore Drive, 641-357-5571
    Marina: 15296 Raney Drive 641-357-0961
    Clear Lake Boats rents several types of boats for summertime enjoyment. Ski boats, pontoons and personal watercraft are all available. It is recommended to call early to reserve equipment, especially for weekend use.
  • Lake Time Boat Club
    Members can enjoy the benefits of boating without the hassles of ownership! With a variety of boats available, you can easily reserve your times online or through their mobile app.
  • Movement Solutions
    712 Highway 18 E 641-357-3535
    Offering boat sales plus a full line of watersports rentals including paddle boards, kayaks, canoes, float pads, ski tubes, wake boards, and itBikes.

Boat Slips:

There are ten boat slips on the City Dock located at the end of Main Avenue for guests to tie up their boats for a limited time to enjoy downtown Clear Lake.

  • Clear Lake Boats
    15296 Raney Drive
    Over 80 We have over 80 slip rentals available at our marina on the south side of Clear Lake. Our Slip Service Includes 110 Volt Power Access, average depth of the water is between 6 and 12 feet., Re-Fueling Dock , On-site service techs 7 days a week. , Large Parking Lot , Restroom Facilities open 24 hours a day. Ice, beer, & soft drinks now available!
  • Sunset Bay Marina
    2721 Lakeview Drive
  • Clear Lake Parks & Recreation Department
    Public Access Docks

Boat Launches:

  • Main Avenue near City Park
  • Tourist Park area off South Shore the 1600 block
  • Bayside area just off South Shore Drive near PM Park
  • McIntosh Woods State Park in Ventura
  • Lynn Lorenzen Park in Ventura (the best launch when water level is low)

Important Boating Numbers:

  • Lake Patrol 641-357-5000
  • Iowa Department of Natural Resources 641-357-3517

Boating Regulations