South Overlook Boat Ramp


South Overlook Boat Ramp has three lanes.

Parking is available for approx. 50 vehicles with trailers attached in the paved lot. Additional parking is available in the gravel overflow lot for approx. 56 vehicles with trailers and 25 non-tow vehicles.

South Overlook Boat Ramp has a courtesy dock in place seasonally as conditions allow.

South Overlook Boat Ramp is closed at elevation 760 feet or over.

Lake Level

To find the daily lake level and dam outflow go to or call 641-828-7522 or 641-628-8690.

Day-Use Fees

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers managed boat ramps such as South Overlook, Marina Cove, Whitebreast, and Howell Station Landing boat ramps all require payment of a daily use fee of $5.00 unless posted otherwise.  CREDIT CARD PAYMENTS ONLY - NO CASH ACCEPTED.

Registered campers from U.S. Army Corps of Engineers managed campgrounds are not required to pay day use fees at beaches or boat ramps if displaying a Day Use Pass available from the campground fee booths.

Annual Pass

Purchasing an Annual Pass permits a visitor to use U.S. Army Corps of Engineers managed swimming beaches and boat ramps without further charge for one year.

Annual Passes can be purchased for $40.00 at the Lake Red Rock Project Office located on the south side of the Red Rock Dam.


America the Beautiful cardholders may use beaches and boat ramps free of charge.