Jester Park

Canoeing & Kayaking at Jester Park

For those who want to launch their own boats onto the upper reaches of Saylorville Lake, Jester Park offers a boat ramp 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 the Outdoor Recreation and Wellness Center. For more information call: (515) 323-5330 or visit the website: Outdoor Recreation and Wellness Center