A Brief Overview of Boating Rules and Restrictions Home
Complete rules and regulations regarding the use of the lake are provided in the ELPOA Rules and Regulations. (You might need to download the free Adobe Acrobat Reader, or update the version you have to the current version, to access this document.)
You must be over 18 or have a state boaters license, to operate a boat over 10HP
Skiing is allowed, as well as wake/knee boarding and tubing, but only with pull-behind tubing devices specifically made and marketed for use on recreational waters. Tow lines must be 75' feet or shorter. A spotter 12 years or older must be in the boat when towing.
All motorized boats at used on Elk Lakemust be owned and registered/titled in the property owner/members name. Owners should submit registration/title to the office before planned entry to the lake. Other boats must be left at the gate until a ELPOA sticker is issued.
In general, these are the boat restrictions:
See the Rules and Regulations - Recreational Use of Properties, Pg 16 for full list of Boating Rules.
Deer Lake is restricted to canoes, kayaks and pedal boats but no motors other than battery-powered trolling motors.