Boating

Lake Poway is Open!

(12/4 10 a.m. update) The power is back on. Clean up from the wind damage is complete. Lake Poway is now open. Trout season is here. All amenities are open, though boating is subject to wind conditions.

We thank you for your patience and look forward to seeing you at Lake Poway.

Known as one of San Diego County's best lakes, Lake Poway offers several different options for boating. So what are you waiting for? Come on out and have an adventure exploring the numerous bays, or cruise the lake to find the prime fishing spot for reeling in The Big One!

In compliance with county and state public health orders, boats will be sanitized daily and are only rented once a day. Boats can only be shared by members of a household unit.

There are 40 motor boats and 14 pedal boats available each day. Boats are rented at the Lake Concession. Call for closing time: 858-668-4778.

Rules & Fees


Please read our Boating Safety Rules (PDF) before enjoying your day on the lake. All boats can be rented, on a first-come, first-served basis at the Lake Poway Concession.

Motor and Pedal boats carry a maximum of 4 people (including children of any age or weight). 


Motorboat Rentals


Rate Type
Fees
Full Day
(Fishing Boats Only) 
$30 
Half Day 
(Half Day rates start at 12:00 PM and at 4:00 PM during Night Fishing)
$24 
Per Hour
(Non-Fishing Boats)
$15 
Senior / Military Full Day (with ID)
$22 
Senior / Military Half Day (with ID)
(Half Day rates start at 12:00 PM and 4:00 PM during Night Fishing)
$16 


Pedal Boat Rentals


Rate Type
Fees
Per Hour
$15
Per Half Hour
$10
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