Due to the COVID-19 health emergency, the Lake Whetstone Boathouse is currently closed. Boat rentals are currently unavilable.
Lake Whetstone Boating
Enjoy Lake Whetstone by renting boats at 18701 Montgomery Village Avenue, from May 4 until September 29. MVF’s South Dock boat house will be open for boat rentals from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on weekends, Memorial Day and Labor Day. Boat rentals begin at 11 a.m., with last rentals launched between 5:45 and 6:15 p.m. A current MVF Activity Card is needed to rent a boat at resident rates. Rental cost for canoes and rowboats is $5 per hour, and paddle boats are $4 per half-hour for Village residents. Non-residents may rent boats for an additional $3 per rental. Renters without current MVF Activity Cards must present a valid driver’s license or ID card to rent a boat. Children must be 16 or older to rent a boat, unless accompanied by an adult. Privately owned boats meeting MVF guidelines can be used on Lake Whetstone with the purchase of an annual MVF Identification Sticker which is available at the MVF Office.
Enjoy fishing, boating, jogging and picnicking (no grilling or alcoholic beverages permitted) from 7 a.m. until the area closes one-half hour after sunset. Maryland State Fishing Regulations are in effect for all MVF lakes and ponds. Applications for a fishing license are available at http://dnr.maryland.gov/Pages/licensing.aspx. Children 16 years old and younger are not required to obtain a license to fish.
Lake Whetstone Boat ID Stickers
Boat racks located at the South Dock of Lake Whetstone are rented to Village residents for storing their boats. Racks rent for $35. They are available and are rented on a first-come, first-served basis. Rental period is from April 1, 2020 until March 31, 2021. All boats used on Lake Whetstone must have an MVF Identification Sticker. Stickers may be purchased for $10. You may register to rent boat racks and purchase boat I.D. stickers at the MVF Office, 10120 Apple Ridge Road. For more information, call 240-243-2303.