Owned by the City of Mt. Vernon, Jaycee Lake was built in the early 1900s as a second reservoir for the community. With a surface area of approximately 90 acres, this lake is a popular local recreational spot for water skiing, mountain biking and catching largemouth bass or crappie.
All boats, including kayaks, canoes and paddle boats, are required to have a City of Mt. Vernon sticker. To receive a sticker you must submit a completed boat license application and payment. Stickers are valid from May 1st the year of purchase until April 30th the following year and must be picked up in the City Clerk's Office inside City Hall during normal business hours.
Annual Boat Fees
Non Motorized/Trolling $5.00
Jaycee Lake (Jefferson County Resident or Lake Property Lessee)
Jaycee Lake (Non resident of Jefferson County, non lessee or commercial entity)