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Boat Launch Sites for Monroe 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.
Monroe County, DEC Region 8
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
DEC
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
DEC
Genesee River At the end and west of Lake Avenue in Charlotte Beach area. Concrete ramps 40 cars and trailers Zebra Mussel
Municipal
Genesee River Brown's Bridge On County Route 253, 2 miles east of Hamlet of Scottsville. Hand launch 12 cars Zebra Mussel
DEC
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,
Municipal
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,
OPRHP
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,
OPRHP
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,
OPRHP
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,
DEC
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.


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