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Boating at Horne Lake
Boat Launch Hours of OperationBoat launch ramp opens at 7 am and closes by no later than 9:30 pm or dusk, whichever is earlier and as determined by Park Operator. All boats must be out of the water by ramp closing time. Boat launch open year-round.
Launching FeeAll boats arriving on a trailer must be launched from the boat ramp. The charge for use of the boat launch is $6 plus tax with a 10-launch pass available for $50.00 plus tax. No launching fee charged for boats transported on top of a vehicle. Car-top boats may be walked down to the water at any location except designated swimming areas.
Boat Launch RegistrationAll boaters with trailers must register at the Campground Office located at the main park entrance in Northpark. All registered boaters must carry the Horne Lake Boating Map and Regulations (provided at registration) on-board at all times.
Trailer ParkingNo parking of vehicles or trailers at the boat launch. Boaters must park vehicle and boat trailer in a campsite or designated boat trailer parking area with Registration Tag showing on vehicle dash.
On the Water: Leaving and Approaching Boat RampDepart from boat ramp straight out into Lake; approach boat ramp straight on. Drop off water-skiers using counter-clockwise turn on south side of boat ramp (see Horne Lake Boating Map). No boating within hatched areas on boating map.
Beaching and Anchoring Boats at Horne Lake Regional ParkIn the Northpark boats may be beached or anchored in designated areas during the day and overnight. At Paradise Bay and Twin Pines, boats may only be anchored day or night - no beaching at any time.