Boat Launch Sites for Oswego 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 email@example.com.
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|
|Lake Ontario||Mexico||Mexico Point. Off Route 104B, one mile north of Texas.||Dual concrete ramps||105 cars and trailers plus 29 cars||OPRHP|
|Oneida Lake||Toad Harbor||Town of West Monroe, off Shaw Drive.||Hand launch||20 cars||Eurasian Watermilfoil, Water Chestnut, Curly-leaf Pondweed, Starry Stonewort, Zebra Mussel
|Salmon River Reservoir||Little America||On the CCC Road off Orwell-Redfield Road, 4 1/2 miles west of Hamlet of Redfield.||Beach launch||16 cars||DEC|
|Salmon River Reservoir||Redfield||County Route 17 in the Hamlet of Redfield.||Beach ramp||6 cars and trailers||DEC|
|Salmon River||Richland||Pine Grove Road, Off Route 3 1/2 miles south of Route 13 at Port Ontario.||Dual gravel ramps||120 cars and trailers||Access to Lake Ontario||OPRHP|
|Salmon River Reservoir||On Jackson Road off the Orwell-Redfield Road. 5 1/2 miles west of Hamlet of Redfield.||Concrete ramp||22 cars and trailers||DEC|
Samon River Reservoir
|Redfield||County Route 17 in the Hamlet of Redfield.||Concrete ramp||20 cars and trailers||DEC|
*Confirmed invasive species present. Other invasive species may also be present.