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Boat Launch Sites for Seneca 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.
Seneca County, DEC Region 8
Water Town Location Type Parking Invasive Species Present* Comments Agency
Cayuga Lake Dean's Cove State Marine Park On Route 89, 24 miles north of Ithaca. 2 concrete ramps 48 cars and trailers Hydrilla, Eurasian Watermilfoil, Variable Leaf Milfoil, Curly-leaf Pondweed, Zebra Mussel
OPRHP
Cayuga Lake Seneca Falls Cayuga Lake State Park, Route 89, 3 miles east of Village of Seneca Falls. Concrete ramp 50 cars and trailers Hydrilla, Eurasian Watermilfoil, Variable Leaf Milfoil, Curly-leaf Pondweed, Zebra Mussel
Pumpout OPRHP
Cayuga-Seneca Canal Aurelius Along Lock Road, just off Route 90 in Mudlock. Concrete ramp 10 cars and trailers Canal Corp.
Cayuga-Seneca Canal Tyre Routes 5 and 20 just over Freebridge S-1 on west side. Concrete ramp 10 cars and trailers Canal Corp.
Cayuga-Seneca Canal Waterloo At the end of Oak Street, 0.2 miles south Routes 5 & 20 in Village of Waterloo. Concrete ramp 5 cars and trailers Municipal
Seneca Lake Geneva Seneca Lake State Park, Routes 5 & 20 & 96A, at City of Geneva. Hard surface ramp 30 cars and trailers Eurasian Watermilfoil, Zebra Mussel
Pumpout OPRHP
Seneca Lake Lodi Lodi Point State Park, On Route 136, 5 miles west of Village of Lodi. Hard surface ramp 68 cars and trailers Eurasian Watermilfoil, Zebra Mussel
OPRHP
Seneca Lake Romulus Sampson State Park, Route 96A, 12 miles south of City of Geneva. Concrete 64 cars and trailers Eurasian Watermilfoil, Zebra Mussel
Pumpout OPRHP
Seneca River Montezuma Wildlife Refuge area In the Montezuma Wildlife Refuge Area off Route 20, on the Barge Canal just south of Freebridge in Town of Tyre. Hard surface ramp 25 cars and trailers Eurasian Watermilfoil, Water Chestnut, Zebra Mussel
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*Confirmed invasive species present. Other invasive species may also be present.


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