South Shore Cottages - Boat Rentals and Bait Shop

Ready for fun on the lake? Check out our Boats!

Boat Rental hours are 7:00am - 6:00pm, seven days a week. Must be 25 years old to rent a boat or pontoon. Driver's license and credit card required. 

Pontoon Boat - 40h.p. outboard, 10 person or 1350lb. weight capacity, $300.00 a day

Fuel and oil not included in boat rental price. Guests are not allowed to refuel the boat! Fuel and oil will be charged at the end of your rental. Only South Shore Cottage employees are allowed to put fuel in our boats to ensure the right fuel and/or combination of fuel is used and to ensure the protection of our lake from spillage. Fuel prices are subject to change daily and daily quote will not be honored on future date rental.

Inclement Weather Policy: No charge for cancellation due to poor weather conditions. No refund or discount if weather turns bad after boat has left the dock. Boat may be taken out again within the rental period after storm has passed if time permits and South Shore Cottages management agrees it is safe to do so.  Must be 25 years of age to rent a boat.  Guest agrees to sign Boat Rental Agreement and Waiver at check-in or reservation will not be honored.

Prices are subject to change without notice.

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Latitude: 33.26948 Longitude: -91.220405 Elevation: 119 ft
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Best Access and Parking Areas

Boat rental guests, please park next to the ropes on the side of the store. Please do not park on the grassy areas behind the store. We also have accessible docks for store and fuel access. Store parking is located in the front of the store.



Rules and Regulations

First time renters need to arrive 45 minutes prior to rental time, to fill out rental agreement, watch a 20 minute boater safety and boating laws video and a 10 minute boat operation review with the boat/dock attendant. (Video and boat operation review is only required once.) 

Please notify us of number of adults and children expected on board and your expected time of arrival at time of booking to ensure we are prepared for you and your guests and can get you on the water as quickly as possible to enjoy your fun day on the lake!


Accessibility Notes

Handicap accessibility is available for Pontoon Boats.  Please contact us directly at 870-265-2700 to make arrangements.

We also have accessible docks for store and fuel access.

We offer a handicap accessible 1-bedroom Cottage.  It has one twin bed and a pull-out loveseat, plus a roll-in shower for ease.  Large oversized porch with ramp. Country Store & Restaurant are accessible as well. 


Pet Friendly Notes

Sorry, no pets on the boats.



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