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Waneka Lake Boathouse


  1. Canoes
  2. Kayaks
  3. Paddleboats
  4. Restrooms
  5. Stand Up Paddleboards
  6. Water
Private watercrafts, including boats and paddleboards, are not allowed on Waneka Lake in order to prevent the introduction or spread of aquatic nuisance species.

Waneka Lake Boathouse is Closed for the 2018 Season! We'll See You in 2019! 

Waneka Lake Regulations

  • You must be 12 years or older to rent a boat   
  • A photo ID is required   
  • Passengers are required to wear the provided lifejackets at all times   
  • No swimming or wading due to safety and liability concerns
  • Canoes and paddleboats rented at the boathouse are the only vessels permitted on the lake
  • A fishing license is mandatory for those 16 years of age and older
  • State fishing regulations apply   Purchase a fishing license  
  • The lake is stocked with rainbow trout (2018).
  • All bass less than 15 inches must be returned to the water
  • Boat Rental Fees:
    • 2-Person Paddleboat: $8/30 minutes;
    • 4-Person Paddleboat: $10/30 minutes;
    • Canoes: $5/30 minutes; 
    • Kayak; 1 or 2 person: $8.00/30 minutes;
    • Stand-up Paddleboard: $10.00/30 minutes;
    • Fleet Rental $100/hr: (2 hr min)  Fleet Rental Includes 4 paddleboats & 2 canoes and requires reservations.  For reservations please call aquatics staff at: 303-661-3350
    • Weather Policy: During inclement weather, the boathouse could close without advanced notice.
      Weather that impacts the boathouse operation includes lightning, high winds, heavy rain or hail.

      If the weather seems questionable, please call the boathouse at 303-673-9124.


    We invite you to take advantage of the many amenities at Waneka Lake Park such as the walking/fitness trail, Greenlee Wildlife Viewing Platform, playground, and picnic areas.