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Northeast Iowa Boating

Boating in Northeast IowaThere are abundant places to go boating in northeast IA. Major lakes and rivers are the primary choices. The size of your boat or watercraft may dictate which waterways to consider. Often, out-of-the-way, smaller waters are less crowded and can provide a slightly different boating experience. Use these boating resources to locate nearby boating equipment and accessories to enhance your time on the water and keep the boat well maintained. Whether it's a family adventure or a fishing trip, boating in Iowa can be fun for all.

Boating equipment and accessories.

In the listings below find resources for boating accessories, gear and supplies. Resources are listed within proximity of cities and attractions. Cities listed include Cedar Falls, Deborah, Dubuque, Mason City and Waterloo. Contact them with your questions about safety equipment, marine electronics, water toys and accessories to enhance your boating experience.

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Northeast Resources

Locate boating gear, equipment and accessories at boat dealers, sporting good stores and RV centers throughout Iowa by location within or nearby cities in northern and eastern Iowa.

Cedar Falls





Hawkeye Boat Sales
1108 Iowa St
Dubuque, IA 52001
563 557-0313

Broughton Auto & Marine
12915 Westside Court
Dubuque, IA 52003
563 557-7500

American Marine at Dubuque Yacht Basin
1630 East 16th Street
Dubuque, IA 52001
563 588-9564

C R Boats Inc
2711 Rhomberg Avenue
Dubuque, IA 52001
563 583-1183

Mason City

House of Sports
3431 4th Street Southwest
Mason City, IA 50401
641 424-2861


Chain Of Lakes Marine Inc
2909 Airport Blvd
Waterloo, IA 50703
319 233-1000

Waterloo Boats
403 Franklin St
Waterloo, IA 50703
319 235-6158

Countryside Boat Shop
1328 S Elk Run Rd
Waterloo, IA 50703
319 233-0708

Custom Boat Covers by Wersinger-Dunkerton
516 Martin Road
Waterloo, IA 50701
319 234-5416

Backbone Lake


Cedar Lake


Lake Mills


Snyder Access Recreation Area


Volga Lake


Cedar River


Shellrock River


Backbone State Park


Beed's Lake State Park


George Wyth State Park



Northeast IA boating supplies, marine equipment and water sport gear.

Keep your boat well maintained and grab some water-sport, activity items for family fun at the lake. Boating accessories are available from Iowa boat dealers, sporting good stores and discount outdoor centers for all type boats including car toppers, ski & wake board boats, fishing and bass boats, speed boats, inflatables, jon boats, sailboats, pleasure boats, family boats, luxury yachts, pontoon boats, cruisers, cuddy cabin boats, canoes, deck boats, aluminum boats, electric boats, jet skis, personal watercraft and fish-and-ski combos.

New and used boats for sale in northeast Iowa

Lake, weather and boating conditions matter.

Local marinas like Arrowhead Marina, South Fork Campground Marina and Storm Lake Marina can often provide lake levels, launch ramp access and weather conditions for boating.

Iowa is a boating mecca, get out and enjoy it every opportunity you get. Any time you are on the water in Iowa, make safety a first priority. Additionally, every boater should carry boating insurance for the protection of individuals in your boat as well as those on other boats or participating in other water sport activities.

You can acquire a boat licence by contacting the Iowa Boat Licensing office. Be safe and have fun!

Boating equipment and marine accessories

Enjoy the northeast Iowa waterways in a boat fully equipped for convenience, safety, comfort and pleasure with boating supplies, accessories and equipment from these local boating outlets.

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