Boat Launch Sites for Otsego 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|
|Bear Swamp Pond||South Valley||Off truck trail that starts on east side of Buttermilk Hill Rd approx. 3/4 mile south of NY Rte 165, just east of Hamlet of South Valley.||Hand launch||5 cars||DEC|
|Canadarago Lake||Richfield||Adjacent to Route 28, 3 miles south of village of Richfield Springs on Dennison Road.||Dual concrete ramps||40 cars and trailers plus 5 cars||Eurasian Watermilfoil, Curly-leaf Pondweed, Zebra Mussel
|Goodyear Lake||At end of Silliman Cove Road (on the west side of County Route 35 approx. 1 mile north of junction with NY 7).||Hand launch||10 cars||Curly-leaf Pondweed, Zebra Mussel
|Susquehanna River||Colliersville||Along Route 7 just east of intersection of Routes 7 & 28.||Hand launch||10 cars||Zebra Mussel
|Susquehanna River||Crumhorn||Off County Road 35 on east side of river between villages of Portlandville and Millford.||Hand launch||28 cars and trailers||Zebra Mussel
|Susquehanna River||Emmons||Off County Road 47.||Hand launch||20 cars||Zebra Mussel
|Susquehanna River||Oneonta||Off Route 205 at westerly city limits of Oneonta.||Hand launch||15 cars and trailers||Zebra Mussel
|Susquehanna River||Sidney||On the north bank of river, west of intersection of Route 7 & new Route 8.||Hand launch||30 cars||Zebra Mussel
*Confirmed invasive species present. Other invasive species may also be present.