Boat Launch Sites for Orleans 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||Invsive Species Present*||Comments||Agency|
|Erie Canal||Albion||East on County Hwy 2, past Lattins Farm Dr. Bridge||Concrete ramp||5 cars and trailers||Canal Corp.|
|Erie Canal||Clarkson||1 mile east of Holley, off Route 31.||Concrete ramp||30 cars and trailers||Canal Corp.|
|Erie Canal||Medina||North side of Canal just west of Bates Rd. Bridge (E-208)||Concrete ramp||10 cars and trailers||Canal Corp.|
|Erie Canal||Middleport||Located at the Middleport Guard Gate 1 mile East of Middleport on Rte 31E.||Concrete ramp||10 cars and trailers||Canal Corp.|
|Lake Ontario||Carlton||Oak Orchard Marine Park West. In Town of Carlton, west side of creek off of Archbald Road.||4 concrete ramps||96 cars and trailers plus 25 cars||Eurasian Watermilfoil, Curly-leaf Pondweed, Zebra Mussel, Spiny waterflea, Fishhook Waterflea,
|Lake Ontario||Carlton||Oak Orchard Marine Park East. Town of Carlton, east side of creek at end of Route 98.||3 cement ramps||25 cars and trailers plus 17 cars||Eurasian Watermilfoil, Curly-leaf Pondweed, Zebra Mussel, Spiny waterflea, Fishhook Waterflea,
|Waterport Reservoir (a.k.a.Lake Alice)||On Route 279, 4 miles north of Route 104.||Concrete ramp||8 cars and trailers||Municipal|
|Glenwood Lake||On Route 63, 2.3 miles south of Route 104.||Concrete ramp||10 cars and trailers||Municipal|
*Confirmed invasive species present. Other invasive species may also be present.