Boaters have a great time on Lake Nacimiento's expanse of sparkling water. All kinds of boating is permitted, including personal watercraft, waterskiing, windsurfing, and kayaking.
Lake Nacimiento is operated by Monterey County Parks. Launch ramps are open from 6:00 AM to 9:00 PM in the summer. Zebra & Quagga Mussel Vessel Screening is required before launching.
Boats must also have an annual boat sticker ($100) or pay a daily $10 launch fee ($3 for non-motorized boats). Boats may be left in the water overnight. Houseboats are not allowed on Lake Nacimiento.
(800) 323-3839 or (805) 238-1056 or
Website: Lake Nacimiento Resort
|Boat||Length||Features||Half Day||Standard Day|
| Fuel Extra. Prices subject to change.
Also available for rent: inflatables, water skis, wakeboards, and kneeboards
|Pontoon Boat||21'||Seats 8||$275||$500|
|Pontoon Boat||24'||Seats 12||$300||$525|
|Aluminum Fishing Boat||15'||Seats 3||$75||$120|
|Ski Boat||18'||Seats 4||$275||$425|
|Ski Boat||21'||Seats 8||$350||$550|
|Stand-up Paddleboards||$15 per hour||$75|
|Kayaks||$10- $15 per hour||$$45- $50|
Before any boat may be launched into Lake Nacimiento or Lake San Antonio, the vessel must have a current Vessel Screening Permit. The permit must be presented at the entrance gate.
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Summer ramp hours are 6 AM to 9 PM. During the winter the ramp closes at 6:00 PM. It is always wise to check with the park to confirm hours. When ramps are closed, vessels will not be allowed to launch or be removed from the lake.
The Far West Water Ski Club maintains a water skiing slalom course in Deep Creek Cove at Lake Nacimiento. The course is open to the public to use.
The club hosts water skiing tournaments every month from April through October. Anyone is welcome to join the competitions. weekend memberships to the club are available for tournament weekends. All ability levels are welcome.Far West Water Ski Club