Napa County, Northern California

Lake Berryessa Boating


Boating on Lake Berryessa: Marinas, Launch Ramps, Docks, Boat Rentals, Boating Events














Lake Berryessa Boating in a Nutshell


  • Houseboating: Cruise the miles of shoreline, anchor for the night in a secluded cove.
  • Water Skiing, Wake Boarding, Tubing: Lake Berryessa's wide expanse offers plenty of room for all kinds of water sports.
  • Jet Skiing, Patio Boats, Fishing Boats, Pleasure Cruisers: Explore scores of tiny inlets and bays
  • Kayaking, Canoeing, Paddleboarding, Sailing

Capell Cove, Oak Shores, Smittle Creek, and Eticuera Day-Use Areas open at 7:00 AM. Closing time varies from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM depending on the season.

Lake Berryessa Marinas


Pleasure Cove Marina

Wragg Canyon Road off Highway 128, located on the southern end of Lake Berryessa in the Wragg Canyon Inlet.
(800) 255-5561     Website: Pleasure Cove Marina

Marina:

  • Launch Ramp   4-lane Ramp, $25 per boat
  • Slips:   $25 per night, $150 - $180 per month
  • Facilities:   Fuel Dock, Store, Cabins, Campgrounds and RV Sites. For more information on Cabins see Lake Berryessa Lodging and for more on Camping and RV Sites see Lake Berryessa Camping and RV.
  • Boat Rental Information: Summer Rates are shown. Hourly rates are based on a 2 hour minimum. Daily Rates are for 8 hours.

Pleasure Cove Marina Boat Rentals
Boat Features Hour Day Week
12-day minimum on houseboat rentals. 2Rates vary by dates
Deluxe Houseboat1 59-foot, sleeps 10 NA ~$8002
XT Houseboat1 59-foot, sleeps 10 NA ~$9902
Millennium Houseboat1 70-foot, sleeps 12, Hot Tub, Waterslide NA ~$12002
Ski Boat/Runabout 20-foot, Seats 7, Open-bow $70 $395 $2350
Bryant Ski Boat 21-foot, Wake tower, Open-bow NA $595 $4165
Fishing Boat 17-foot, Seats 4-5, 60 HP $60 $225 $1295
Deck Cruiser 26-foot, Seats 10 $80 $395 $2350
Patio Pontoon 44-foot, 15 People, bathroom, waterslide NA $525 $2975
Personal Watercraft Seats 2 $80 $350 $2205
Kayak / Canoe Seats 1 or 2 NA $55 $336

Prices subject to change.

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Markley Cove Resort


7521 Highway 128, at the southern end of Lake Berryessa
(707) 966-2134

Marina:

  • Launch Ramp:   2-lane ramp, $30 for ramp and parking
  • Slips   $1512 - $2436 per year
  • Facilities:   Store, Marina, Cabins. For more information on Cabins see Lake Berryessa Lodging

Lake Berryessa Boat and Jet Ski Rentals

Located inside Markley Cove Resort
Lake Berryessa Boat and Jet Ski Rentals
Call for boat rental prices -   (707) 966-4204

Lake Berryessa Boat and Jet Ski Rentals
Boat Size Seats Features
DXII Sanger Ski Boat 20' 5-6 Closed Bow, 300 HP, Bimini Top
DLX Sanger Ski Boat 21' 7 Open Bow, 320 HP, Tower,
Ski Supreme Competition Boat 7 Proflight Tower, Waterski, Tube
Sanger V215 Ski Boat 22' 8-9 350 HP, Tower, Wakeboard
Sanger V210 Ski Boat 21' 8-9 350 HP, Tower, Wakeboard, Open Bow
Patio Boats 25'-35' 11-15 60-90 HP, Awning, Swim Ladder
Crestliner Fishing Boat 16' Aluminum, Shade Awning
Jet Skis 3 Yamaha, Honda, 50-70 MPH
Kayaks & Paddleboards 1-2



Lake Berryessa Boat Launch Ramps

The Bureau of Reclamation is working to find concessionaires to open Berryessa Point and Monticello Shores. Check their website for the latest information.
Bureau of Reclamation - Lake Berryessa.

Lake Berryessa Boat Launch Ramps
Boat Ramp Location Facilities - Fees
Capell Cove Knoxville Road, southwest end of lake 2-Lane, Public Ramp, Free, toilets
Berryessa Point Recreation Area 5880 Knoxville Rd., midway west side CLOSED until further notice
Steele Canyon Recreation Area 1605 Steele Canyon Rd., midway west side Campground, $20
Monticello Shores Recreation Area 6590 Knoxville Rd., midway west side CLOSED until further notice
Markley Cove Resort 7521 Highway 128, south end of lake 2-Lane Ramp, Full Marina $30
Pleasure Cove Resort Wragg Canyon Rd., south end of lake 4-Lane Ramp, Full Marina - $25
Putah Canyon Recreation Area Northwest end of lake RV and Tent Camping, launch ramp $20 ($10 for Putah campers)
Smittle Creek Day Use Area West shore Hand Launching Only
Oak Shores Day Use Area West shore Hand Launching Only
Eticuera Day Use Area North end of lake Hand Launching Only

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Marine Services


Joey's Performance Marine Center
1035 Railroad Ave., Winters, CA
(707) 795-4750

C & C Marine Services
431 Brown St., Napa, CA
(707) 486-6637
C & C Marine Services

Mike's Marine
1301 Business Park Dr. #D, Dixon, CA
(707) 678-4839

Gregor Marine Services
1230 Van Buren St., Fairfield, CA
(707) 421-8845

Bayshore Marine Service
7723 Hwy. 29, Kelseyville, CA
(707) 279-1094
Bayshore Marine Service

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Nearby Lakes and Facilities


Lake Hennessey

  • 10 miles west of Lake Berryessa
  • 850 acres, 3 miles long
  • 10 HP motors maximum
  • Good fishing for trout, bass, catfish, crappie, and bluegill
  • Launch ramps, $4
  • No Swimming
  • Sailboats and Rafts limited to between 8' and 18'
  • Check other boat regulations: (707) 226-7455
  • Hiking, Swimming, Picnicking, Visitors' Center

Lake Sonoma

  • 52 miles west of Lake Berryessa
  • 2,700 acres, 50 miles of shoreline
  • Hiking, Swimming, Boating, Camping, Fishing
  • Drive-In, Boat-In and Hike-In Campgrounds
  • Marina, Launch ramps
  • 50 MPH Maximum Speed Limit
  • Find good information at Russian River Travel

Lake Solano

  • 8685 Pleasants Valley Road, Winters, CA
  • Shallow, weedy reservoir along Putah Creek
  • No motorized boats allowed
  • Good fishing for trout, camping
  • Camping information: Lake Solano Park

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