Boat Launch Sites for Monroe 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|
|Black Creek||On Black Creek Road, off Route 252 1/4 miles west of Route 383||Concrete ramp||10 cars and trailers||Eurasian Watermilfoil, Curly-leaf Pondweed, Zebra Mussel
|Erie Canal||Perinton||Route 250 to Ayrault Rd. Located just before Ayrault Rd. bridge on right.||Concrete ramp.||20 cars and trailers||Municipal|
|Erie Canal||Pittsford||Lower side of Lock 32 by the Clover St. Bridge next to Pittsford Rowing Club.||Concrete ramp||10 cars and trailers||Canal Corp.|
|Genesee River||On Route 251, 2 miles southeast of Scottsville.||Hand launch||7 cars||Zebra Mussel
|Genesee River||At the end and west of Lake Avenue in Charlotte Beach area.||Concrete ramps||40 cars and trailers||Zebra Mussel
|Genesee River||Brown's Bridge||On County Route 253, 2 miles east of Hamlet of Scottsville.||Hand launch||12 cars||Zebra Mussel
|Honeoye Creek||On Fishell Road, off US Route 15, 1 mile south of Route 251.||Hand launch||12 cars||DEC|
|Irondequoit Bay||On Empire Blvd at southern end of bay.||Hand launch||6 cars||Eurasian Watermilfoil, Curly-leaf Pondweed, Zebra Mussel, Spiny waterflea, Fishhook Waterflea,
|Lake Ontario||Braddock Bay||Braddock Bay State Park. 10 miles west of Rochester off Lake Ontario State Parkway.||Concrete ramp & gantry||50 cars and trailers, 50 cars||Eurasian Watermilfoil, Curly-leaf Pondweed, Zebra Mussel, Spiny waterflea, Fishhook Waterflea,
|Lake Ontario||Hamlin||Hamlin Beach State Park. Route 19 and Lake Ontario State Parkway.||Cartop launch||3 cars||Eurasian Watermilfoil, Curly-leaf Pondweed, Zebra Mussel, Spiny waterflea, Fishhook Waterflea,
|Lake Ontario||Irondequoit Bay||Irondequoit Bay State Marine Park. At intersection of Route 590 & Culver Road.||Concrete ramp||28 cars and trailers||Eurasian Watermilfoil, Curly-leaf Pondweed, Zebra Mussel, Spiny waterflea, Fishhook Waterflea,
|Lake Ontario||Sandy Creek||Along Lake Ontario State Parkway near Route 19 intersection in Town of Hamlin.||Concrete ramp||50 cars and trailers||Eurasian Watermilfoil, Curly-leaf Pondweed, Zebra Mussel, Spiny waterflea, Fishhook Waterflea,
||Site operated and maintained by DEC on park lands.||DEC|
|Lake Ontario||Slater Creek||Town of Greece. On Edgemere Drive, 2 miles east of Genesee River mouth.||Hand launch||80 cars||Eurasian Watermilfoil, Curly-leaf Pondweed, Zebra Mussel, Spiny waterflea, Fishhook Waterflea,
|Mendon Ponds||Mendon Ponds County Park||Off Route 65, one mile south of NYS Thruway. Four launches on three ponds.||Hand launch||Adequate parking.||Electric motors only||Municipal|
|Oatka Creek||Mumford||At intersection of Route 36 & Route 383 in Hamlet of Mumford.||Hand launch||6 cars||DEC|
*Confirmed invasive species present. Other invasive species may also be present.