Public Boat Landings

There are 17 improved public boat landings in the Town of Minocqua; 12 of those are owned by the Town, 2 by Wisconsin DNR, 2 by Wisconsin Valley Improvement Corporation and 1 by Oneida County. Please note that 5 of the landings have a $5.00 launch fee.

Lake Minocqua

Thirsty Whale Boat Landing

Location: 453 E. Park Ave., adjacent to the Thirsty Whale

  • Temporary boat parking available
  • $5.00 launch fee
  • Town owned

Schoolhouse Bay Boat Landing

Location: 429 E. Park Ave., adjacent to the Minocqua Center

  • Temporary boat parking available
  • $5.00 launch fee
  • Town owned

Cedar Street Boat Landing

Location: 968 Cedar St. (at the very end of Cedar St.)

  • No launch dock
  • Extremely limited parking
  • $5.00 launch fee
  • Town owned

Lake Tomahawk

Thoroughfare Boat Landing

Location: 9175 Thoroughfare Rd.

  • Launch dock only
  • No boat slips
  • $5.00 launch fee
  • Town owned
  • Boat south to Lake Tomahawk or north to Lake Minocqua

Lake Kawaguesaga

Dam Road Boat Landing

Location: 8502 Dam Rd., adjacent to dam bridge

  • Small launch dock
  • No boat slips
  • Owned by Wisconsin Valley Improvement Corp.

Squirrel Lake

Kobart Road Boat Landing

Location: 12311 Kobart Rd.

  • Pit toilets
  • Launch pier only
  • No boat slips
  • Owned by Wisconsin DNR

Carter Road Boat Landing

Location: 12258 Carter Rd.

  • Launch dock only
  • No boat slips
  • Very limited parking
  • Town owned

Deer Trail Boat Landing

Location: 12247 Deer Trail

  • Launch dock only
  • No boat slips
  • Very limited parking
  • Town owned

Shari Lane Boat Landing

Location: 8124 Shari Ln.

  • Launch dock only
  • No boat slips
  • Very limited parking
  • Town owned

Squaw Lake

Squaw Lake Boat Landing

Location: 9010 Squaw Lake Access Rd.

  • Launch dock only
  • No boat slips
  • Town owned

Buckskin Lake

Buckskin Lake Boat Landing

Location: 8911 N. Bo-Di-Lac Rd.

  • No launch dock
  • Owned by Oneida County

Booth Lake

Booth Lake Boat Landing

Location: 8862 Forest Ln.

  • No launch dock
  • Town owned

Bolger Lake

Bolger Lake Boat Landing

Location: 9773 Bolger Lake Rd.

  • Launch dock only
  • Owned by Wisconsin DNR

Bear Lake

Bear Lake Boat Landing

Location: 10933 S. Fork Rd.

  • No launch dock
  • Roadside parking only. No turnaround at the launch; back from the upper turn area to the launch site
  • Town owned

Willow Flowage

Cedar Falls Boat Landing

Location: 6059 Cedar Falls Fire Ln.

  • No launch dock
  • Launch fee required
  • Owned by Wisconsin Valley Improvement Corp.

Swamsauger Lake

Swamsauger Lake Boat Landing

Location: 13284 Swamsauger Landing Rd.

  • No launch dock
  • Town owned

Papke Lake

Papke Lake Boat Landing

Location: 7750 Birch Ln.

  • Launch dock
  • Town owned