Boat Launch Sites for Orange 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|
|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.