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Boat Launch and Rental Information

If you love playing and relaxing on the water, Marquette County is the place to be! There over 20 lakes in Marquette County that have public access for launching a boat. Spend the day skiing, tubing or just cruising around!

Don't have a boat? No worries here! Check out these places for rentals:

Johnson's Boats & Motors - Montello

Delivery and rental of pontoons and fishing boats.

Lake Arrowhead Campground - Montello

Pontoons and fishing boats for use on Lake Puckaway.

Annual Boat Launch Pass Information for Lake Puckaway and Buffalo Lake:

The Boat Launch Permit forms can be found on the Marquette County website; under the Parks and Rural Planning Department. Please fill out the Boat Launch Permit Application form, and send with payment to us. The cost of the Annual Boat Launch Passes is $25.00. Once we receive your application, we will then process your form and mail your boating pass back to you. You may also stop in our office as well to register for your boat launch pass.

The annual pass can be used at all of following launches: Lake Puckaway – Apuckwa Launch; Buffalo Lake- Sunset Dr./Dredge Bank Road launch in Montello; Hwy. C boat launch between Montello, the Lower Locks 2 miles south of Montello,  and Packwaukee; Freedom Road launch in Packwaukee.

If you have any questions, please call 608-296-2815, Ext. 4.

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