Jester, Lewis A., Park

Canoeing & Kayaking at Jester, Lewis A., Park

For those who want to launch their own boats onto the upper reaches of Saylorville Lake, Jester Park offers two boat ramps. One is located off Jester Park Drive near the main campground, with the other located at the Lincoln Access beside the Mile-Long Bridge. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers warns boaters to use caution upstream from the Mile-Long Bridge.

A "No Motorized Vessel Zone" is located north of the Mile Long Bridge during April 1 to August 31. During periods of flood storage, restriction may be lifted. Please contact the US Army Corps of Engineers at Saylorville Lake for details. Call 515-276-4656 or visit their website at

Outdoor Recreation and Wellness Center
Rent canoes, kayaks and paddle boards from Pingora Outdoors, at the Outdoor Recreation and Wellness Center. For more information call Pingora Outdoors at Jester Park: (515) 323-5330 or visit their website