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Rental Boats


If you think Yellowstone Lake is beautiful from the shoreline, you will really love being out on it as the captain of your own motorboat.  Rent a 40 hp/18ft motorboat for exploring the northern end of the lake.  Rentals for this activity are on a walk up basis only.  The minimal rental time is one hour.  Children must be 2 years of age to participate.  No pets allowed.  Beaching the boat and going less than 200 yards from shore is prohibited.  No more than 6 participants per boat.

Departure Locations

Length of Time

  • One to eight hours

Passenger Requirements

  • Government issued ID or Passport is required
  • Must be at least 18 years of age to rent and operate the boat
  • Life jackets are required and provided with the rental.

Note: Rental charge includes the cost of fuel for motorboats, and damage insurance with $750 deductible.

2024 Dates/Rates**
Boat TypeOperating DatesOpens atLatest Rental/ Return byDurationRate*
18’ 40 hp Outboard (1-6 people)June 14 - August 5, 20248:00 am5:30 pm / 7:00 pmPer hour$68
18’ 40 hp Outboard (1-6 people)August 6 - September 8, 20249:00 am4:00 pm / 5:30 pmPer hour$68

Please note, motorboats are rented on a first come/first served basis at Bridge Bay Marina only.

**Subject to change based on conditions and health guidelines