Boating

Canoes, sailboats, rowboats, kayaks, paddleboards (SUP), and electric powered fishing boats may be used on the lake during the Park season. Inflatable watercraft must have at least 3 separate air chambers.  Private watercraft may be launched March 1 through November 30. The Lake is closed to Boating December 1 through February 28 each year. Two boat ramps are located at the main entrance and a daily boat launch fee of $8 per boat or a season pass may be purchased for $50 per boat.  Launch fees apply to all watercraft including canoes, kayaks, paddleboards (SUP), sailboats, etc.

Any inflatable boat or stand up paddleboard (SUP) must have three separate air chambers.

Boat Rental

The Boat House at Piney Run Park offers canoes, kayaks, and rowboats for rent to park patrons at a fee.

Rates/Fees:

  Hourly Rate (*half-hour) Daily Rate
  Canoes $10/hour $35/day
  Kayaks $10/hour $35/day
  Rowboats $10/hour $35/day
  Pedal Boats* $10/*half-hour N/A

To rent a boat, you must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Leave a driver's license
  • Provide a $20 deposit per boat
  • Read & sign Piney Run Park boat rental agreement

Important Information:

  • No child under the age of 4 is allowed in Piney Run Park rental boats
  • Someone age 16 or over must be in a rental boat
  • All occupants MUST have a Personal Flotation Device (PFD), PFDs are provided at the boathouse
  • All occupants ages 12 and under AND those who cannot swim, MUST wear the PFD at all times

 

Boat House at Piney Run Park Hours of Operation:

CURRENT BOATHOUSE HOURS
Monday-Friday 9am-5pm, Boat Rentals end at 4pm
Saturday & Sunday: 7am - 1-hour before sunset; Boat Rentals end 2-hours before sunset.

AFTER FRIDAY, OCTOBER 16 THROUGH NOVEMBER 30, 2020 - BOATHOUSE HOURS
Monday-Friday | CLOSED
Saturday & Sunday: 7am - 1-hour before sunset; Boat Rentals end 2-hours before sunset.

March 1 through Memorial Day

  • Monday - Friday: CLOSED
  • Saturday & Sunday: 7am - 1-hour prior to the park closing (note closing times at Piney Run Park entrance)

Memorial Day through Labor Day

  • Monday - Friday: 9am - 1-hour prior to park closing (note closing times at Piney Run Park entrance)
  • Saturday & Sunday: 7am - 1-hour prior to park closing (note closing times at Piney Run Park entrance)

Labor Day through November 30

  • Monday - Friday: CLOSED
  • Saturday & Sunday: 7am - 1-hour prior to park closing (note closing times at Piney Run Park entrance)