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If you think Yellowstone Lake is beautiful from the shoreline, you’ll really love being out on it. Rent a 40 hp/18ft motorboat for fishing, exploring and just plain fun. Rentals are available by the hour, and on a first come-first served basis. Participants must be at least 2 years of age. Beaching is prohibited. No pets allowed. Government issued ID or Passport required for boat rental.

Departure Locations

  • Bridge Bay Marina

Length of Time

  • One to eight hours

Passenger Requirements

  • Life jackets required and provided with rental
  • Government issued ID or Passport required for boat rental.
  • Beaching is prohibited. No pets allowed.

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

2021 Approved Dates/Rates**
Boat TypeOperating DatesDurationRate*
18’ 40 hp Outboard (1-6 people)June 11 – August 8  (Must rent before 5:30 p.m. and return by 7:00 p.m.)Per hour$60
18’ 40 hp Outboard (1-6 people)August 9 - September 12 (Must rent before 4:15 p.m. and return by 5:30 p.m.)Per hour$60


Motorboats and rowboats are rented on a first come/first served basis at Bridge Bay Marina only.

**Subject to change based on conditions and health guidelines