Lake Benson boathouse opened for the season on Saturday, March 15. Saturday hours are 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Through June it will also be open on Fridays and Sundays from noon to 7 p.m. In July and August, the boathouse will drop the Friday hours but pick them back up in September and October.
Jon boats without motors are $4 per hour or $20 per day. Jon boats with motors are $10 per hour or $40 a day. Canoes are $5 per hour. Seniors get half-price rates on full-day rentals of jon boats.
Only cash will be accepted at the boat house. There is free fishing from the dock.
The boathouse is located at 975 Buffaloe Road, Garner. The boathouse phone number is 919-662-5703.