Boating on Lake Maury
Lake Maury is a 167 acre lake on the grounds of the Mariner's Museum. It was named for Virginian Mathew Fontaine Maury who was a 19th century oceanographer.
Lake Maury has boat rental available. I have not done this, but it sounds like fun. You can troll "through calm coves and open waters."
Anglers must be prepared to show their updated fishing license before fishing for:.
White and Ring Perch
Pleasure boaters can enjoy the calm waters of Lake Maury while spotting blue herons, egrets, kingfishers, mallards, Canadian geese and other wildlife. From a canoe or Jon boat, you can also enjoy a unique view of the flora and fauna that flourish along the 5-mile Noland Trail, which runs along the banks of the lake.
Fishing in Lake Maury is permitted only from boats and designated areas. Rentals are available at the Museum Boathouse. Private boats are not allowed on the lake. Swimming and wading in the lake are not permitted. The Boathouse Hours of Operation are 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Daily. The Boathouse has
Bait and Tackle Shop
Restroom Facilities (Portable)
Boat Rental Fees
Fishing Boats Fees
•Jon boat 14’ (2 person) $10/day
•Jon boat 14 ‘ wide (3 person) $12/day
•Jon boat 18 ‘ (6 person) $18/day
•Jon boat 14’ wide (3 person) $5/hour
•Jon boat 18’ (6 person) $6/hour Motor and Battery
•Motor with battery $18/day
•Motor alone $10/day
Battery alone $8/day