Boat Launch Sites for Rockland 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|
|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.