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.

I’d like to rent a boat.

Please visit our Boat Rental Information page 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.

Do I need a special license to rent a boat?

No, you will have to watch our Boat Rental Safety Video before you pick up the boat. If you have seen the video, but not in the last 6 months, we will ask you to watch it again.

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.

Do you have any slips available for boat storage?

Please visit our Boat Storage page for current pricing.

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.

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.

What are your current hours?

Our hours are always available on our website in blue bar in the header and at the bottom footer on the right.

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 y'all have a launch ramp?

Yes, we have a pay-to-launch ramp the cost is $5.00 paid in the ship store.

Can I make a reservation for dinner or place a to-go order?

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

The hours for The Lake Burton Grill, Bowline Takeaway & Bar, Milton Park and mp. que are independent from the marina. Please call or visit their website for current hours.

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

July 4th Fireworks show will be held on July 2, 2022, please visit for more information or to make donations.

Lake Burton Fun Run will be held on the morning of July 2, 2022 for more info or to register please visit