Boater Information

Lakeshore State Park is a popular place to dock your boat, especially during festival season. Transient boating is available for up to 4 consecutive days, and docking fees include electricity. Docks are available May 15th through October 31st.


The Park offers 20 boat slips. Slips 1-6 are 60 feet in length, and slips 7-20 are 40 feet. Electricity at slips 1-7 and slip 20 are 30A and 50A plug-ins. Slips 8-19 are dual 30A plug-ins.


Current fees for overnight boating are $1.50 per foot, with a $30 minimum charge, plus $7.75 reservation fee. Hourly dockage is available at a rate of $3 per hour, with a $9 minimum during non-fully reserved weekends on slips 5, 6, 19 and 20. The marina is often fully reserved during festival dates.


Check-in begins at 3pm, and check-out is at 1pm. There is no need to call upon arrival.

Boater Policies

During the evenings of fireworks events, trail access to the marina is closed during the required fireworks safety zone closure. This occurs 1hr prior to firework discharge through approximately 1hr after to complete safety walkthroughs of the property. Please plan accordingly to either remain on the docks or beyond the closure zone during the fireworks closure. Signs are placed a minimum of 24 hours in advance of the fireworks shows to indicate closure times at each park entrance.


Reservations can be made up to 11 months in advance.  Marina reservations can be made up to 11 months in advance. Reservations can be made online at (select the tab for ‘marina’ on the right) or by calling 1-888-947-2757.

For any other questions, please call the park manager at 414-274-4281.