Boat Launch Sites for Sullivan County
DEC manages over 395 boating and fishing access facilities. We do our best to keep these sites clean and safe, but if you see something that is out of order or have a question or concern about a particular site, send a message to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Note: Use the following definitions to help you determine if a particular site will accommodate your boat.
- Hard surface or concrete ramp--site affords float-off and float-on launching for most trailered boats.
- Beach launch--no float-off or float-on trailered boat capability. Sites will accommodate the approach to the water's edge of small and light trailered boats. Boat may then be pushed on or off trailer. Usually shallow areas.
- Hand launch--no trailer capacity. Boats must be hand carried to the water.
- Car top launch--For canoe/kayak launching. Limited parking available.
|Water||Town||Location||Type||Parking||Invasive Species Present*||Comments||Agency|
|Basher Kill Marsh||4 miles south of Wurtsboro, Town of Mamakating. Off Route 209, Haven Road and South Road.||Hand launch (4)||8-20 cars per site||Electric motors only||DEC|
|Cliff Lake||Lumberland||Walk in access 1 mile from parking lot. From east end of Mongaup River bridge off County Route 43. Go north on rough access road and follow signs to parking.||8 cars||Electric motors only. Open May 1- November 30.||DEC|
|Crystal Lake||Freemont||Off Lake Tennanah Road on Crystal Lake Road, 8 miles southwest of Hamlet of Roscoe. Rough road.||Hand launch||30 cars (0.1 mi from lake) lakeside for 5 cars||Electric motors only||DEC|
|Delaware River||Callicoon||Off Route 97 in the Hamlet of Callicoon, Town of Delaware.||Hand launch||40 cars||Didymo
|Delaware River||Highland||Town of Highland. Off Route 97 1.5 miles west of Barryville.||Hand launch||40 cars||Didymo
|Delaware River||Narrowsburg||Town of Tusten. Off Route 97, Race Course Road (Co Rte 24) to DeMauro Lane (adjacent to town hall).||Hard surface ramp||24 cars and trailers||Didymo
|Delaware River||Skinners Falls||Town of Cochecton. Off Route 97 on Skinners Falls Road, 6 1/2 miles north of Narrowsburg adjacent to Milan, PA bridge.||Hand launch||50 cars||Didymo
|Lake Huntington||Cochecton||Off Route 52 on Narrowsburg Road (Co Rte 113), Town of Cochecton.||Concrete ramp||5 cars and trailers||DEC|
|Lake Superior||On Dr Dugan Road 1.5 miles south of the Hamlet of Bethel.||Hand launch||120 cars||Electric motors only. By daily fee or annual permit.||DEC|
|Loch Sheldrake||In Hamlet of Loch Sheldrake, Town of Fallsburg. DEC cooperative agreement. Junction Route 52 and Hasbrouck Road.||Hand launch||20 cars||Municipal|
|Mongaup Falls Reservoir||Forestburgh||Off Route 42 on Forestburgh Road in the Town of Forestburgh.||Concrete ramp||10 cars and trailers||Electric motors only. Open April 1- November 30.||DEC|
|Mongaup Pond||DeBruce||Campground, Town of Rockland. Off Route 17 at exit 96, 6 miles west on DeBruce Road (County Route 81& 82) to the Hamlet of DeBruce, 3 miles north of Mongaup Pond Road at Mongaup Pond Campsite.||Hand launch||20 cars||Electric motors only||DEC|
|Rio Reservoir||Old Plank Rd off Rt 42, 2 1/4mi southwest of the Hamlet of Forestburgh, Town of Forestburgh.||Hand launch (just north of dam)||15 cars and trailers||Electric motors only. Open April 1- November 30.||DEC|
|White Lake||North White Lake||Off Route 17B west of the City of Monticello, Town of Bethel, 1 mile north on White Lake Road (County Route 55) in the Hamlet of North White Lake.||Hard surface ramp and fishing pier||24 cars and trailers||Eurasian Watermilfoil
||No vessels exceeding 20' in length, except deck, pontoon, or sailboats||DEC|
*Confirmed invasive species present. Other invasive species may also be present.