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Paddle craft use is allowed May 1 - Sept. 30. Standley Lake offers paddle craft rentals (by reservation only), seasonal paddling permits and daily drop-in paddle passes. Annual paddling permits will be sold online and will be available for purchase on March 1, 2021. 

Standley Lake does not allow any type of watercraft including paddle boards, canoes, kayaks, inflatable rafts, or tubes to enter into the lake at any entrance point except the main park entrance located at 100th Avenue and Simms Street. Any and all paddle craft must be sprayed in accordance with Aquatic Nuisance Species regulations prior to launching. 

Daily Paddle Pass ($10) - Available May 1 - Sept. 30 - Includes use of one paddle board, canoe, kayak, or multi-chambered inflatable raft. Vehicle entry fee is waived with the purchase of a daily paddle pass. All paddle craft utilized on Standley Lake must enter at the main entrance to the park and will be sprayed in accordance with ANS (aquatic nuisance species) protocols. If paddle craft is brought in on a trailer, the trailer cannot come into contact with the water. All paddle craft must be able to be hand carried to and from the water. 

Annual Paddle Craft Use Permit ($200) - Includes annual vehicle entry (Jan. 1 - Dec. 31) into the park and unlimited lake access for one paddle craft May 1 - Sept. 30. Permit does not include storage or camping.

Senior/Person with Disabilities/Military Paddle Craft Annual Permit ($165) -  Includes annual vehicle entry (Jan. 1 - Dec. 31) into the park and unlimited lake access for one paddle craft May 1 - Sept. 30 for persons with disabilities, military or seniors aged 60 or older. Does not include storage or camping.

Once you enter at the gate house, gate staff notifies a ranger to meet you at the spray station to decontaminate your craft (paddle craft must be inflated prior to getting the spray if it is an inflatable).  You will be required to present your entry receipt to the ranger at the spray station.  Rangers will conduct the decontamination spray using hot water (no chemicals).  Your paddle craft must be removed from your vehicle or trailer to conduct the decontamination. Once sprayed, you will receive a wrist band, which indicates your paddle craft has met the ANS protocol requirements and is clear to launch on the lake. Any person(s) utilizing paddle craft must have a valid wristband while recreating at Standley Lake.  

Standley Lake does not allow pool toys or any floating device not designed for open water use. Staff reserves the right to disallow any type of water craft that is not suitable for use on the lake at their discretion. 

Allowed: Car top boats and paddle craft (car top vessels are those that can be lifted onto and taken from the top of a passenger vehicle or from the bed of a truck), multi-chambered inflatable devices. Electric motors allowed (75 lbs. thrust max).  
 
Prohibited: Trailer-hitched boats, motorized gas powered boats and engines, sailboats, belly boats, single-chambered flotation devices, including single chambered inflatable rafts, inner tubes, inflatable mattresses, floating islands, pool toys or any floating device not designed for open water use.

  • Patrons must wear a mask at the decontamination station while receiving the required ANS (aquatic nuisance species) spray.
  • Six feet of social distancing must be maintained in the park and on the water at all times.
  • Patrons will be responsible for placing and removing their personal paddle craft from the spray rack and their vehicles. Staff will not physically be in contact with personal paddle craft or equipment.
  • Patrons will be required to wear a mask in the park or on the water when social distancing cannot be maintained.
  • Parks staff have the right to limit access to the park and/or lake when at capacity to comply with social distancing recommendations as outlined by the Center of Disease Control, state and/or Tri-County Health guidelines.
  • All paddle craft users must wear a PFD (personal flotation device) at all times while on the water
  • Lake access is allowed from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. 
  • Paddle craft must be off the water by 6 p.m.
  • Spray station hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m.

All paddle craft must meet ANS (Aquatic Nuisance Species) program guidelines before gaining access to the lake.  

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 2021 PADDLE PERMIT MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION

 

 

 

Open May 1 - September 30, Friday - Monday (not available Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday)

Standley Lake offers rentals on paddle boards, kayaks, double kayaks, pedal boats, HydroBikes and canoes. Rates are based on a two (2) hour rental. 

Reservations are required. All rentals include life jacket(s) and paddle(s). 

Rentals are available (by reservation only) starting at 9 a.m. daily, May 1 – Sept. 30.  All paddle craft must be removed from the water by sunset, daily. All participants must sign a waiver and adhere to the park rules & regulations. Patrons must be 18 or older to sign the liability waiver for paddle craft rentals. By signing the waiver you are assuming responsibility for all persons in your party. Minors (under 18) must have an adult with them on the water at all times. Life jackets are included with all rentals. Standley Lake does not offer paddles for rent. 

Canoe (two hour rental) - $40
Single Kayak (two hour rental) - $40
Fishing Kayak (two hour rental) - $45
Double Kayak (two hour rental) - $50
Stand-up paddle board (two hour rental) - $40 
Pedal Boats (two hour rental) - $55
HydroBikes (two hour rental) - $45
Life Jacket Rental (human & dog life jackets available) - $10

Rentals are currently available by reservation only. Reservations must be made at least 24 hours in advance. Paddle craft is available for rent May 1 - September 30 on Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday's only. Rentals are not available on Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday. 

Patrons must wear a face covering when checking in and upon return of all paddle craft rentals. 

Physical distancing guidelines must be followed at all times. Everyone must maintain at least six feet of distance from those not in their party (on land and on the water). If you are not able to maintain six feet of distance, then you must wear a face covering.  If it is too crowded to do that, then guests are urged to move on to another location.  

Guests and employees are asked to stay home if they are sick. All guests will be asked to leave if they are experiencing any symptoms.

All paddle craft and equipment will be thoroughly wiped down between each rental by park staff with disinfecting cleaner.

All used personal flotation devises (PFDs) will be disinfected between each rental.

There will be staggered rental start times between each group to allow minimal group interactions in the park and on the docks.

Available May 1 - September 30

Daily Paddle Pass - $10 - Pass includes single-day park entry and use for one (1) paddle board, canoe, kayak, and multi-chambered inflatable rafts only. All paddle craft must enter at the main entrance to the park and will be sprayed in accordance with ANS protocols. If paddle craft is brought in on a trailer, the trailer cannot come into contact with the water. The paddle craft must be able to be carried to and from the water. Available May 1 - September 30.

-All paddle craft users must wear a PFD (personal flotation device) while on the water at all times.
-Lake access is allowed from 8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
-All Paddle craft must be off the lake by 6:00 p.m.
-Spray Station hours are 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (May 1  - September 30)
-Patrons will be solely responsible for placing and removing their personal paddle craft from the spray rack and their vehicles (staff will not physically be in contact with personal paddle craft or equipment).
-Social distancing (6 feet) must be maintained in the park (and on the water) at all times.
-Patrons must wear a mask at the decontamination station while receiving the required ANS spray.
-Patrons will be required to wear a mask in the park (or on the water) when social distancing (6 feet) cannot be maintained.
-Parks staff have the right to limit access to the park and/or lake when full to comply with social distancing recommendations as outlined by the CDC, State and/or Tri-County Health guidelines. 

Standley Lake does not allow pool toys or any floating device not designed for open water use. Staff reserves the right to disallow any type of water craft that is not suitable for use on the lake at their discretion. 

What is the process to get my paddle craft decontaminated?
All paddle craft must enter the park through the main gate. When you purchase your daily paddle pass ($10) at the gate house, staff notifies ranger staff to meet you at the spray station to spray your craft (paddle craft must be inflated prior to getting the spray if it is an inflatable).  You will be required to present your entry receipt to the ranger at the spray station.  Rangers will conduct the spray using hot water (no chemicals). Once sprayed, you will receive a wrist band, which indicates your paddle craft has met the ANS protocols and is clear to launch on the lake. Any person(s) utilizing paddle craft must wear valid wristband while recreating at Standley Lake.  


I am interested in using paddle craft on the lake. What are my options?
There are a couple options. There is an annual $200 paddle craft permit, which covers one paddle craft per permit. You also have the option of paying daily, which is $10 for each paddle craft.  All paddle craft must be sprayed before launching onto Standley Lake in accordance with ANS regulations. 


What are the PFD (personal flotation device) requirements to paddle on Standley Lake?
There must be a PFD available for each person utilizing paddle craft. All paddle craft users must wear a properly fitting PFD at all times. 


What kind of fish are there in Standley Lake?
The most commonly caught are Rainbow Trout, Small and Large Mouth Bass, Walleye, Wiper, and Carp.  We also have Channel Catfish, Brown Trout, Yellow Perch, and Sunfish.