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Boat Launch Sites for Ontario 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.
Ontario County, DEC Region 8
Water Town Location Type Parking Invasive Species Present* Comments Agency
Canadice Lake Canadice On Canadice Lake Road, 0.7 miles south of intersection with Burch Hill Road Hard surface ramp Parallel parking on wide shoulder of Canadice Lake Road Eurasian Watermilfoil, Curly-leaf Pondweed
Mechanically propelled vessels must be less than 17 feet in length, any motors 10 HP or less. Non-mechanically propelled vessels must be less than 24 feet in length. DEC
Canandaigua Lake Off Route 20 in City of Canandiagua. Hard surface ramp 110 cars and trailers Eurasian Watermilfoil, Curly-leaf Pondweed, Zebra Mussel
OPRHP
Canandaigua State Marine Park
Canandaigua Lake Adjacent to Route 21, three miles north of Village of Naples. Concrete ramp 86 cars and trailers Eurasian Watermilfoil, Curly-leaf Pondweed, Zebra Mussel
SEE NOTICE BELOW DEC
Canandaigua Lake On West Lake Road, 6.5 miles south of City of Canandaigua. Concrete ramp 25 cars and trailers Eurasian Watermilfoil, Curly-leaf Pondweed, Zebra Mussel
Restricted to winter launching, only when state park site at north end is unusable. DEC
Canandaigua Lake (Outlet) On Latting Road 1/4 mile north of County Road 19. Hand launch 6 cars Eurasian Watermilfoil, Curly-leaf Pondweed, Zebra Mussel
DEC
Hemlock Lake Canadice Southeast corner of lake along gravel access road off Route 15A. Hard surface ramp 12 cars and trailers Eurasian Watermilfoil, Zebra Mussel
Mechanically propelled vessels must be less than 17 feet in length, any motors 10 HP or less. Non-mechanically propelled vessels must be less than 24 feet in length. DEC
Honeoye Lake Honeoye Route 204, 4 miles south of the Hamlet of Honeoye, off East Lake Road. Hard surface ramp 30 cars and trailers Eurasian Watermilfoil, Curly-leaf Pondweed, Zebra Mussel
OPRHP
Honeoye Lake On Route 36, 0.4 miles south of Route 20A. Hard surface ramp 30 cars and trailers Eurasian Watermilfoil, Curly-leaf Pondweed, Zebra Mussel
Sandy Bottom Park
Seneca Lake On Routes 5 & 20. 0.5 miles east of Route 14. Concrete ramps 20 cars and trailers Geneva Chamber of Commerce

*Confirmed invasive species present. Other invasive species may also be present.

Notice: Canandaigua Lake (Woodville) Fishing Access Site

Work continues on the Woodville Fishing Access Site (FAS) boat launch. The project is slated to be completed at the end of March with a tentative date to reopen on April 1, 2013. The site will remain open for ice fishing access. If you have questions regarding the boat launch please call 585-226-5343.

The boat launch at the Canandaigua Lake State Marine Park on the north end of the lake is currently open and will remain so until ice conditions do not allow boat launching or retrieval. If you have questions regarding this launch please call 315-789-2331.

The boat launch at Camp Onanda (approx 8 miles south of Canandaigua on the west shore) is also open. If you have questions regarding this launch please call 585-755-7213.

Thank you.


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