5 Exhilarating Jet Skiing Spots in Missouri

By Kerrie Johnston

5 Exhilarating Jet Skiing Spots in Missouri


There’s something so freeing about ripping across open water on the back of a jet ski. It doesn’t matter if you don’t own one yourself, or if you’ve never used one before, there are plenty of excellent places across Missouri to rent your ride and hit the waters for the very first time! These immaculate, sprawling lakes make up five of the most exhilarating jet skiing spots in Missouri!  

1. Table Rock State Park

Jet skiers enjoy the water recreation offered by the beautiful Table Rock Lake. Nestled in one of America’s top tourist towns, Table Rock Lake is well-known as a popular spot for water sports. Table Rock State Park has long-served as one of Branson’s best attractions as well as a base camp for outdoor recreation. 

2. Lake of the Ozarks

Lake of the Ozarks is one of Missouri’s largest lake destinations and a beautiful spot for an exhilarating jet ski ride. Not only will you enjoy jet skiing on this body of water, but you’ll also love the untouched natural beauty and solitude of the area, as well. Rent a Sea-Doo at Bombay Boat Rental right on the lake! 

3. Pomme de Terre Lake

Pomme de Terre Lake is located at the confluence of Lindley Creek and the Pomme de Terre River in southwest Missouri near Pittsburg. With two public swimming beaches as well as fantastic jet skiing waters, Pomme de Terre Lake is a perfect spot to cool off or to just laze the day away. Check out Nemo Marina for rentals, where you can ride on the weekends for four hours for $280. That’s a deal. 

4. Mark Twain Lake

This sprawling lake is nestled in the Salt River Hills of north-central Missouri, the largest in the area. Mark Twain Lake offers numerous opportunities to get away from the crowds, including some beautiful water for an exciting jet ski ride!

5. Longview Lake and Beach

This popular Kansas City-area lake features not only one of the most popular swimming beaches in Jackson County but it’s also a great spot to jet ski. These sandy beaches are watched over by certified lifeguards and are located near a full-service marina that offers lakeside gasoline pumps, boat rentals, and much more.

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