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Cranberry Lake Boat Launch - Unit Management Plan

The Cranberry Lake Boat Launch Site is in the Town of Clifton, St. Lawrence County, NY. It is approximately 70 miles east of Watertown and 30 miles west of Tupper Lake on NYS Route 3. The boat launch is in the Hamlet of Cranberry Lake about one-quarter mile south of NYS Route 3 on Columbian Road, which runs along the west side of Cranberry Lake.

Status of the UMP

A Unit Management Plan (UMP) for the Cranberry Lake Boat Launch was adopted in 1996. If you would like a copy of the UMP please contact us at

2018 Amendment - Accessible Facilities

This amendment proposed the construction of an accessible beach launch for hand-carry boats, including canoes and kayaks. The construction will also include other accessible facilities such as two accessible parking spaces, a port-a-John, and pathways connecting the parking to the beach.

2018 Amendment to the Cranberry Lake Boat Launch UMP - PDF (2.8 MB)