US Army Corps of Engineers
Nashville District

Boating on Laurel River LakeBoating Information

Laurel River Lake provides boaters with a wide variety of opportunities to enjoy their respective recreational interests.  Fishing, pleasure boats, and personal watercraft all share the waters, so each boater has a responsibility to respect other boaters and practice good boating ethics and launching etiquette.

Laurel River Lake boaters should learn the lake by using available lake maps and charts,  and identify and understand the buoys, shallow markers, and other navigational aids on the lake.  Boaters are urged to practice safe boating by wearing approved Personal Flotation Devices, maintain all equipment necessary while operating, and practice appropriate rules of the road while operating on the lake.  Personal Flotation Devices are required for certain boaters such as personal watercraft, and all children under the age of 12 while underway.

We hope your boating experience on Laurel River Lake is a good one.  Practice safe boating skills and help us provide a safe boating environment for all to enjoy.

Safe Boating Council

http://www.safeboatingcouncil.org

Boat Etiquette

http://www.boatsafe.com/nauticalknowhow/manners.htm

Federal Boating Requirements – U.S. Coast Guard

http://uscgboating.org