Boat Permit Fees

Boat Permit Required for All Boats on Big Bear Lake,

Permit must be displayed on boat and is non-transferable.
All boats must have current state registration.
Permits are available at most marinas, the MWD office, and public launch ramps

Boat Permits may be revoked for violation of any law.

All boats must be inspected prior to entry into Big Bear Lake.
A Penalty of $10 will be charged for the purchase of a Lake Permit
from a Lake Patrol Officer while on the water.

2014 Lake Fees

Registered Vessels

Motorized boats and sailboats over 8 feet in length

Power boats, jet skis, personal water craft

Seasonal Permit $120.00

Valid April 1, 2014 – March 31, 2015

Daily Permit

One day $35.00

Two day $55.00

Three day $75.00

Four day $95.00

Five day $115.00

Fees shown include quagga prevention program surcharge.
The amount of a single daily permit may be applied towards the purchase of a seasonal permit.

Non-Registered Vessels

Non-motorized boats and sailboats 8 feet or less in length. Kayaks, canoes, sailboards, stand-up paddle-boards, fishing float-tubes.

Seasonal Permit $50.00

Valid April 1, 2014 – March 31, 2015

Daily Permit

One day $20.00

Two day $30.00

Three day $40.00

Daily Float-Tube

One day $15.00

Two day $25.00

Three day $35.00

Fees shown include quagga prevention program surcharge.
The amount of a single daily permit may be applied towards the purchase of a seasonal permit.