About us

Pontoon, Floating Cabin
& Slip Rentals!

Jay’s Boat Dock on Boone Lake in Tennessee was opened in 1952 by Jay McCracken. Jay was not a fisherman nor could he swim. His love of boats and people helped him recognize the need for a family-friendly atmosphere catering to the needs of folks who enjoy all different aspects of lake life.

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Enjoy The Splendor of Boone Lake

Boat slips, floating cabin slips, jet ski slips, houseboat slips, and pontoon rentals are available.

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Jay's Grill, opened May 18th serving Hamilton Meats’ fresh ground beef burgers, chicken tenders, house-smoked barbeque, and unique items such as a strawberry-goat cheese salad.

Our restaurant is open during the summer season for lakefront fun and food. Jay’s is a favorite to locals and visitors alike. Our delicious food, cold beer, and live music make summer nights unforgettable.

Hang out on our deck overlooking the water with some good food and a cold beer. Visit us on Thursday nights for karaoke to show off your singing skills. There is live music every Friday and Saturday with DJ bingo on Sundays. You’ll believe life can’t possibly get any better.

Check out the schedule of events on Jay’s Boat Dock Facebook page.

Opened May 18, 2023.

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Jay’s Boat Dock and Jay’s Grill welcome you back to the lake to celebrate the return of summer beginning Thursday, May 12th and continuing every Thursday-Sunday for the season.

Meet lakefront at Jay's Grill or use our online ordering app to enjoy hand-crafted food including our Signature Chicken Tenders, Hamilton Meats Burgers, and Barbeque, Pork, and Chicken. Enjoy a cold beer or soft drink by the water while you participate in Karaoke every Thursday, enjoy Live Music every Friday and Saturday, and challenge your friends with Music Bingo every Sunday.

Celebrate the summer on the water with old friends and friends yet to be discovered at Jay's Grill. Keep our schedule of events near at Jay’s Boat Dock Facebook page and www.jaysboatdock.com to celebrate what is sure to be a great summer on Boone Lake.


Private Parties

Let us host your party!

Talk to us about booking birthday parties, anniversary parties, and more. There is no place better to celebrate a special occasion with friends or family!

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945 S. Pickens bridge Rd
Gray, TN

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10:00 - 5:00pm Daily, Closed on Tuesdays.

Thursdays 5:00pm-10:00pm
Fridays Noon -10:00pm
Saturdays 9:00-11:00am; Noon -10:00pm
Sundays 9:00-11:00am; Noon - 9:00pm