Lake Boating Guidelines
ASSOCIATION GUIDELINES AND DNR BOATING REGULATIONS FOR OLIVER, OLIN, AND MARTIN LAKES
- Skiing/jet skiing/tubing/etc. are only allowed on Oliver Lake and only between sunrise and sunset.
- All watercraft are to stay 200 feet from shore.
- Idle speed only in Basin Lake on Oliver Lake and in Olin and Martin Lakes.
- Loud radios and music are discouraged on the lake.
- Practice courtesy and use common sense as the public waters are for everyone.
- No boat shall travel at a speed greater than is reasonable and prudent, having due regard for the conditions and hazards, both actual and potential, of the lake.
- Between sunset and sunrise, boat speed may not exceed ten (10) miles per hour.
- All moving traffic on the lake should proceed in a counter clockwise manner.
- No person is allowed to throw, dump, or deposit any litter, trash, or unwholesome substance in the public waters.
- No boat shall operate loaded with passengers or cargo beyond its safe carrying capacity.
- All boats should have at least one (1) life preserver for every person on board.
- No person under the age of fourteen (14) years may operate a watercraft with a horsepower rating in excess of ten (10) horsepower, except when accompanied by a person over the age of eighteen (18).
The above guidelines are Lake Association rules plus some DNR laws. DNR boating laws always take precedent.