Boat Launch Sites for Saratoga 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.
Spiny waterflea, an invasive species of zooplankton has been found in certain waters in Saratoga County. This species can be easily spread to uninfected waters by anglers and boaters who do not properly dry or disinfect their boating and fishing equipment after using it in an infected water. Guidance on drying and disinfecting boating and fishing gear can be found on the DEC website.
Accessibility: The sites listed below as "accessible" have been designed to be wheelchair accessible. See the chart below for the location of the dock and specific information.
Full Listing of Accessible Recreation Destinations
|Water||Town||Location||Type||Parking||Invasive Species Present*||Comments||Agency|
|Great Sacandaga Lake||Edinburgh-Conklingville Rd. 5 miles north of Hamlet of Edinburgh.||Hard surface ramp||44 cars and trailers||Eurasian Watermilfoil, European Naiad, Spiny Waterflea
||Spiny Water Flea Alert - see above.||DEC|
|Hudson River||Corinth||Spier Falls Road, Town of Corinth||Concrete ramp||5 cars and trailers||Eurasian Watermilfoil, Water Chestnut, Zebra Mussel
|Hudson River||Fort Edward||On West River Road off
|Hard surface ramp||25 cars and trailers||Eurasian Watermilfoil, Water Chestnut, Zebra Mussel
|Mohawk River/ Barge Canal||Waterford||Battery Park, below Lock #2||Concrete ramp||15 cars||Eurasian Watermilfoil, Water Chestnut, Zebra Mussel
|Mohawk River/Barge Canal||Waterford||At top of Flight Road just after Lock 6 heading west on Route 97.||Concrete ramp||50 cars and trailers||Eurasian Watermilfoil, Water Chestnut, Zebra Mussel
|Moreau Lake||Moreau||Moreau Lake State Park, 1 mile south of Exit 17S of the Northway (I-87).||Trailer & hand launching||10 cars and trailers||Eurasian Watermilfoil
||No motors permitted||OPRHP|
|Peebles Island||Waterford||Delaware Avenue, Waterford||Cartop launch||50 cars||OPRHP|
|Saratoga Lake||Saratoga||Adjacent to Route 9P, at north end of Saratoga Lake.||Hard surface ramp||40 cars and trailers||Eurasian Watermilfoil, Curly-leaf Pondweed, Water Chestnut, Zebra Mussel
||Overflow parking available||OPRHP|
*Confirmed invasive species present. Other invasive species may also be present.
More about Boat Launch Sites for Saratoga County:
- Saratoga Lake Area Boat Launches - Boat launch information for the Saratoga Lake area of the Adirondack Region