Boat Launch Sites for Orange 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|
|Blue Lake||Tuexdo||200' north of IBM county Rte. 84||Hand launch||10 cars||Electric motor||OPRHP|
|Delaware River||Sparrowbush||Town of Deerpark. Northeast of Port Jervis off Route 97, just north of junction Routes 97 and 42.||Hand launch||15 cars and trailers||Didymo
|Hudson River||Newburgh||Off 9W east on Washington Street.||Double wide concrete ramp.||36 cars and trailers||Eurasian Watermilfoil, Water Chestnut, Zebra Mussel, Quagga Mussel, Asian Clam
||Accessible for people with disabilities.||Municipal|
|Hudson River||New Windsor||Kowawese State Unique Area.||Hand launch||45 cars||Eurasian Watermilfoil, Water Chestnut, Zebra Mussel, Quagga Mussel, Asian Clam
||Restrooms and other amenities.||Municipal|
|Island Pond||Sloatsburg||Harriman State Park. On Arden Valley Road, 8 miles north of Sloatsburg.||Hand launch||10 cars||Permit and key required from park manager at Tiorati Park. Electric motors||OPRHP|
|Lake Kanawauke||Sloatsburg||Harriman State Park, Route 210, 1500 feet west of Seven Lakes Drive.||Hand launch||10 cars||Fanwort, Variable Leaf Milfoil, Eurasian Watermilfoil
||Electric motors only. Permit required from park manager at Tiorati Beach.||OPRHP|
|Lake Silvermine||Sloatsburg||Harriman State Park. On Seven Lakes Drive, 4 miles south of Route 6.||Hand launch||100 cars||Permit required from park manager at Tiorati Beach. Electric motors only.||OPRHP|
|Lake Skannatati||Sloatsburg||Harriman State Park. Seven Lakes Drive, 8 miles north of Sloatsburg.||Hand launch||10 cars||Fanwort, Variable Leaf Milfoil
||Permit required from park manager at Tiorati Beach. Electric motors only.||OPRHP|
|Lake Stahahe||Southfields||Rte. 106, 1 mile east of NYS thruway||Hand launch||8 cars||Brazilian Elodea, Variable Leaf Milfoil, Eurasian Watermilfoil
|Lake Tiorati||Sloatsburg||Harriman State Park. On Tiorati Brook Road, 4 miles west of Palisades Interstate Parkway.||Hand launch||10 cars||Fanwort, Variable Leaf Milfoil
||Electric motors only. Permit and key required-available from park manager.||OPRHP|
|Walton Lake||Monroe||On Lakes Road (County Route 5), 2 miles southwest of Village of Monroe.||Hand launch- trailer launching prohibited||7 cars||Eurasian Watermilfoil
||Electric motors only||DEC|
* Confirmed invasive species present. Other invasive species may also be present.