The perfect getaways for rest, romance, or recreation

The Boat House @ Strouds Run

Single Kayak
Double Kayak
Stand-up Paddle Boards
4-person Pedal Boat
5-person Pontoon
6-person Pontoon
8-person Pontoon
10-person Pontoon

*Drinks, Snacks & Ice Cream* *Live Bait* *Firewood* *Camping, Grilling, & Beach Supplies*

Just minutes from Lake Hill Cabins, The Boathouse is located in Strouds Run State Park, by the beach/boat ramp. Stop by to spend an hour or two swimming, boating, or fishing on the water, or hiking, hunting, or mountain biking in the woods and on the trails surrounding Dow Lake.

We have Coast Guard approved life jackets in adult and children’s sizes that will be given with any boat rental.

**For any boat rental, at least one member of the group must be age 16 or older.

1/2 Day Boat Rental Special – Purchase 4 hours, get your fifth hour FREE!

Pontoon Boats:

(Rental price includes gas)

We strongly recommend that you make a reservation for the pontoon boats.

  • 5-person: $40 per hour
  • 6-person: $50 per hour
  • 8-person: $60 per hour
  • 11-person: $70 per hour

Other boats on the lake:

We do not take reservations for these boats except for groups of 10 persons or more.


  • 11 canoes – maximum 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children per canoe
  • 13 single kayaks
  • 3 double kayaks
  • 13 stand-up paddle-boards


3 pedal boats – Up to 4 passengers/850 pounds


This rule is for your safety and for the safety of others enjoying their time on the water.


SUMMER: OPEN DAILY 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. (Memorial Day through Labor Day)

OFF-SEASON (Spring and Fall): OPEN WEEKENDS 11:00 a.m. – 1 hour before dark

Contact Us

The Boathouse/Campground Office: 740-594-BOAT (2628)

To reserve a boat, or for general questions about boating, please call (740) 594-BOAT or (740) 594-7296 during off hours.