Boat Launch Sites for Rockland 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|
|Hudson River||Haverstraw||Haverstraw Bay County Park. Off 9W east on Railroad Ave (Co Rte 94) becomes Grassy Point Rd (Co Rte 108), right on Gagan Rd (Co Rte 109).||Two concrete ramps||50 cars and trailers||Eurasian Watermilfoil, Water Chestnut, Zebra Mussel, Quagga Mussel, Asian Clam
||Fishing Pier. Accessible to people with disabilities.||Municipal|
|Hudson River||Piermont||Parelli Park off Piermont Ave (Co Rte 1) just north of pier.||Hand launch||10 cars||Eurasian Watermilfoil, Water Chestnut, Zebra Mussel, Quagga Mussel, Asian Clam
|Hudson River||Upper Nyack||Nyack Beach State Park, Northern Broadway, Upper Nyack.||Hand launch||25 cars||Eurasian Watermilfoil, Water Chestnut, Zebra Mussel, Quagga Mussel, Asian Clam
||Permit required, available from Park Manager.||OPRHP|
|Lake Sebago||Sloatsburg||Harriman State Park. On Seven Lakes Drive, 4 miles north of Sloatsburg.||Beach launch||50 cars||Permit required from park manager. Electric motors only.||OPRHP|
|Lake Welch||Stony Point||Harriman State Park. On Route 106, 6 miles west of Stony Point.||Hard surface ramp||10 cars and trailers||Electric motors. Permit and key required, available from park manager of Beaver Pond Campground.||OPRHP|
|Minisceonga Creek||Haverstraw||Off 9W east on Tailroad Ave. (Co Rte 94) becomes Grassy Point Rd. (Co Rte 108).||Hand launch||8 cars||No gas motors||Municipal|
|Rockland Lake||Congers||Rte. 9W, 3 miles west of Rte. 59||Hand launch||Eurasian Watermilfoil, Curly-leaf Pondweed, European Naiad
*Confirmed invasive species present. Other invasive species may also be present.