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               The Osthoff Resort                   Wade House Historic Site
               Recreation Rentals                   W7965 Hwy 23, Greenbush                ELKHART LAKE
               101 Osthoff Avenue, Elkhart Lake     ((920) 526-3271                        BOATING REGULATIONS
               (920) 876-5862                                   Elkhart Lake Boating Regulations
                                                    The highlight of this historical complex   1. A Coast Guard approved Personal
               The Osthoff Resort offers pontoon    is the restored Wade House, an 1850s     Flotation Device (PFD) in serviceable
               and fishing boats, hydro-bikes,      nationally-landmarked stagecoach inn     condition is required to be in the
                                                                                             boat and accessible for each person
               paddleboats, SUP, canoes and kayaks   whose 27 rooms come to life through     in the boat.
               for use on the lake. Pontoon cruises   costumed guided tours. Included is the   2. A speed of “SLOW NO WAKE” is
               also available. Child and adult size   Herrling Sawmill, an authentic replica   in effect all year long from 7:30 p.m.
               mountain bikes, tandems and burleys   of an 1860s water-powered sawmill.      to 10 a.m. each day. “SLOW NO
               included in rental services offered to   Also included are the Dockstader     WAKE” is defined as the slowest
                                                                                             possible speed at which a boat
               the public - you do not need to be a   Blacksmith Shop and the Wesley W.      can operate while still maintaining
               resort guest. Open weather permitting   Jung Carriage Museum, a state-of-the-  steerage.
               Memorial Day through Labor Day.      art facility with a collection of nearly   3. Maintain a speed of “SLOW NO
                                                                                             WAKE” at all times when operating
                                                    100 horse- and hand-drawn vehicles.      a motor boat between the shoreline
               Tie 1 On Fly Fishing Guide Service                                            and the NO WAKE buoys and within
               N7601 Royal & Ancient Dr., Elkhart Lake   Orientation exhibits, gift store and cafe   100 feet of any craft at anchor, adrift
               (773) 308-6156 or (920) 876-3510     are located in the visitor center. Horse-  or not operating under engine
                                                    drawn wagon rides are included with      power.
               Gordon Martin will take you fly fishing   site admission. Site is open mid-May   4. No boat towing persons skiing,
               on rivers for trout, salmon and small   through October. The Visitor Center   tubing or the like may come within
               mouth bass.                          and Carriage Museum are open             100 feet of swimmers, divers, rafts,
                                                                                             other boats or restricted areas.
                                                    year-round. In addition to educational
               Victorian Village Theatre                                                   5. All boats engaged in towing skiers,
               276 Victorian Village Drive, Elkhart Lake   and historic experiences, Wade House   tubers or persons in similar activities
               (920) 876-3323                       provides multiple venues for all types of   must have a competent person,
                           events including weddings, corporate     other than the pilot, observing the
                                                                                             towed person(s).
               Year-round entertainment offered     picnics and family reunions.
                                                                                           6. NO SUNDAY operation of motor
               at a unique 100-year-old theatre.                                             driven boats, beginning the 2nd
               Musicals, original plays, children’s   at Victorian Village Resort            Sunday of June and ending the 3rd
               theatre, festivals, dinner theatres   276 Victorian Village Drive, Elkhart Lake   Sunday of September. Note: Only
                                                                                             electric trolling motors allowed.
               and internationally famous           (920) 377-0339
                                                       7. There is a radar-enforced speed limit
               musicians complete the selection of                                           of 35 m.p.h. on the water.
               entertainment. Call for tickets or view   It’s a great recreational way to enjoy   8. A counter-clockwise course should
               the entertainment guide online. Unique   a summer’s day on Elkhart Lake.      be maintained while water skiing, jet
               wedding venue.                       Watersports offers top-of-the-line       skiing, etc., and during the times of
                                                    competition-style amenities including    high-volume boat activity.
                                                    water ski and wakeboard instruction.   9. A Sheboygan County Recreation
                                                                                             Pass may be required. Contact the
                                                    Ski/wakeboard boats, SUP, tubing,        Planning and Resources Department
                                                    pontoon rentals, guided party boat       at 920-459-3060 for details.
                                                    rides, bumper boats and kayaks are       A complete listing of Elkhart Lake
                                                    available to the public. Open seven-     and the State of Wisconsin Boating
                                                                                             Rules, Regulations, and Statutes
                                                    days-a-week from Memorial Day to         is available at the Village Office in
                                                    Labor Day. Located on the lakefront of   Elkhart Lake.
                                                    Victorian Village Resort.

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