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Boating Regulations

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Season                                                                     January 1 - June 14:  boats are not permitted on the refuge.

June 15 - July 31:  south of Brown Dike (South Marsh) ONLY, motorless boats and boats with battery powered electric motors are permitted.  Gas motors must be removed from all boats.

August 1 - December 31:  In the South Marsh, motorless boats and boats propelled by motors with a total of 10 HP or less are permitted.
Launching                               Boats on trailers can be launched ONLY at the Main Boat Landing and Narciss Boat Landing.  Canoes or cartop boats can be launched ONLY at the Main Boat Landing, Narciss Boat Landing, Gravel Pit Pond, and Brown Dike.
Life jackets                                           State law requires a wearable Personal Flotation Device on board for each person.
Boat storage                                                                           Boats may be stored at the Main Boat Landing, Narciss Boat Landing, Gravel Pit Pond, and Brown Dike from June 1 through December 31.  Trailers may not be stored on the refuge.

 

Navigational aids 

Ruby Lake NWR Channel Marker Pole GPS Locations
Ruby Lake NWR Channel Marker Pole guide (638 KB PDF)



 

 

Last Updated: Jul 09, 2013
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