Boat Launch Sites for Sullivan County
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.