Frequently Asked Questions

Does LaPrade’s rent Ski Boats? Canoes? Paddle Boards? Tubes?

LaPrade’s only rents tritoons. Tubes/towables are available for purchase in the ship store.

Can I launch my boat at LaPrade’s Boat Ramp?

Yes, please visit the ship store prior to launching to pay the launch fee ($10.00).

Do I need a special license to rent a boat?

No, you will have to watch a boat rental safety video before you pick up the boat. As well as take a safety test that will be emailed to you. If you have seen the video, but not in the last 6 months, we will ask you to watch it again. Please find the link for the video here:

Can I make a reservation for dinner?

Can LaPrade’s service or tow my boat?

Watersports Central can take care of all your boat service needs and can be reached at 678-541-0283. They also sell watersports equipment such as: wake/surf boards, life jackets, water pads, etc.

I’d like to rent a boat.

Please visit our website at or click on the ‘Rent a Boat‘ tab at the top of our site to make your reservation.

I made a boat rental reservation and need to change the date or time.

Please call the marina at 706-947-0010 to make changes to your existing reservation.

Can I buy a fishing license at LaPrade’s?

No. you must purchase a fishing license at Additionally, you must also purchase a trout license if fishing for trout.

Do you have any slips available for boat storage?

Please call the marina at 706-947-0010 for information regarding boat storage.

Can I place a to-go order?

Can I park my boat and/or trailer overnight? Cost to park?

Yes, on a first come first served basis. Boat parking is $50/night. Trailer parking is $10/night. TRANSIENT DOCKAGE IS NOT AVAILABLE ON HOLIDAY WEEKENDS!

What are your current hours?

Our hours are always posted in the blue bar at the top of the site, and in the right footer of the site.

Can I order items in the ship store online?

No. All items must be purchased in the ship store and picked up before the season ends.

Do you know the hours for The Lake Burton Grill/Milton Park/MP Que?

Please call the provided numbers for updated hours information.

Do you know when the July 4th Fireworks Show/Lake Burton Fun Run is going to be?

Please visit for more information on the Lake Burton Fireworks show or to make donations.

For information on the Lake Burton Fun Run please visit