Boat Launch Sites for Orleans 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||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.