Parks & Recreation
Boat Ramps / Fishing Piers
Clermont Boat Ramp
ANNOUNCEMENT: Vehicles without trailers are no longer allowed to park at the Clermont Boat Ramp. Only vehicles with trailers are permitted. Clermont Police will begin enforcing the new rule on Sat., April 24, and signage is posted onsite. Vehicles without trailers have several options of nearby parking lots, including at Waterfront Park, 330 3rd St., and at 4th and Carroll streets. View a map of all available public parking in the Downtown-Waterfront area at http://bit.ly/DowntownWaterfrontParking. Thank you for your understanding.
Location: 140 East Ave., just east of Waterfront Park on the southern bank of Lake Minneola (former Bell Ceramics site)
Cost: Visitors pay $5 per day and can pay via credit or debit card at the kiosks located on either side of the boat ramp.
City of Clermont residents can purchase an annual pass for $35 plus tax (totaling $37.45) from the Utility Billing office, located on the first floor of City Hall, 685 W. Montrose St., open during normal business hours from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
An annual pass for Lake County residents outside of city limits is now available for purchase at the Utility Billing office. The cost is $70 plus tax and the pass is good from Jan. 1, 2021 through Dec, 31, 2021. There is not a prorated amount through the end of 2021.
The new ramp doubled the launch pads from two to four, increased parking from 77 to 102 spots, added 10 mooring slips for peak traffic and has new restrooms. As part of the City of Clermont's Downtown-Waterfront Master Plan, the South Lake Trail was rerouted around the boat ramp for safety.
Please see the attached document, Rental Policy, Commercial Watercraft for the City’s policy regarding commercial watercraft rentals.
Visit www.ClermontFL.org/MasterPlan for more information about the Clermont Boat Ramp and Master Plan updates.
Palatlakaha Boardwalk and Fishing Pier
Located on 12th Street (C.R. 561) in the southwest part of the city, it offers an 800-foot scenic boardwalk through the natural wetland area offering a unique look at our natural habitat.
Eighth Street Pier
Located at 8th and Osceola streets, it offers fishing, a picnic area and sightseeing.
Fifth Street Pier
Located at the north end of 5th Street, it offers fishing and sightseeing.
Second Street Fishing Pier
Located at the northern end of 2nd Street at Waterfront Park, it offers fishing and leisure relaxation.