Spinney Mountain's 2,500 surface acre reservoir provides visitors with an excellent opportunity for high-country boating. Whether it’s a lazy early morning pontoon-boat cruise or challenging the afternoon high winds with a windsurf board, this reservoir provides enough water to meet your needs. Water-body contact activities including scuba diving, water-skiing, wading (without waders), swimming, etc., are prohibited.
All types of boating are popular on this large reservoir including: Kayaking, canoeing, sailing and motor boating. Water-body contact activities including scuba diving, water-skiing, wading (without waders), swimming, etc., are prohibited.
The boat ramps at Spinney Mountain and Eleven Mile State Parks close October 31st each year one half hour after sunset for the season.
November 1st each year until we close for the season Spinney Mountain and Eleven Mile Reservoirs will allow only vessels exempted from Aquatic Nuisance Inspections per Parks Chapter 8 Regulation #800E, to operate on waters within Spinney Mountain and Eleven Mile Reservoirs until they ice over.
Only the following vessels are permitted after the November 1st closure: Kayaks, Canoes, Rafts, Belly Boats, Windsurfer Boards (including Paddle Boards), Sailboards, and Float Tubes), and must be hand launched and hand propelled.
No Marine propulsion systems of any type are allowed after October 31st.
Boating is still only allowed from one half hour before sunrise to one half hour after sunset.
For more information, see the Boating page.