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Boat Launch Sites for Jefferson County

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Jefferson County, DEC Region 6
Waterbody Town Location (some links leave DEC website) Type Parking Invasive Species Present* Comments Agency
Black River Brownville Fish Island Park. 44.005992°N, 76.040574°W (Google Maps) hard surface launch 30 cars and trailers Eurasian Watermilfoil, Curly-leaf Pondweed, Zebra Mussel, Spiny Waterflea, Fishhook Waterflea accessible
There is currently no access to the park while the Canal Street bridge is being repaired. Estimated completion is December 2019.
Municipal
Black River Brownville 44.005543°N, 76.046212°W (Google Maps) hard surface launch 30 cars and trailers Eurasian Watermilfoil, Curly-leaf Pondweed, Zebra Mussel, Spiny Waterflea, Fishhook Waterflea accessible(including fishing pier) Municipal
Black River Carthage Turning Point Park. 43.975672°N, 75.610340°W (Google Maps) hard surface launch Eurasian Watermilfoil, Curly-leaf Pondweed, Zebra Mussel, Spiny Waterflea, Fishhook Waterflea Municipal
Black River West Carthage 43.972838°N, 75.612415°W (Google Maps) unimproved trailer launch Eurasian Watermilfoil, Curly-leaf Pondweed, Zebra Mussel, Spiny Waterflea, Fishhook Waterflea Municipal
Black River West Carthage 43.984177°N, 75.628501°W (Google Maps) unimproved trailer launch Eurasian Watermilfoil, Curly-leaf Pondweed, Zebra Mussel, Spiny Waterflea, Fishhook Waterflea Municipal
Black River Wilna Deferiet. 44.027541°N, 75.676762°W (Google Maps) hand launch Eurasian Watermilfoil, Curly-leaf Pondweed, Zebra Mussel, Spiny Waterflea, Fishhook Waterflea Brookfield Renewable Energy
Black River Wilna Herrings. 44.021844°N, 75.649296°W (Google Maps) hand launch Eurasian Watermilfoil, Curly-leaf Pondweed, Zebra Mussel, Spiny Waterflea, Fishhook Waterflea Brookfield Renewable Energy
Butterfield Lake Alexandria 44.299186°N, 75.796082°W (Google Maps) hard surface launch 30 cars and trailers Eurasian Watermilfoil DEC
Hyde Lake Theresa 44.250326°N, 75.827662°W (Google Maps) unimproved trailer launch 8 cars and trailers Eurasian Watermilfoil 10 hp limit DEC
Indian River Theresa Indian River Wildlife Management Area. 44.264833°N, 75.760902°W (Google Maps) unimproved trailer launch 6 cars and trailers Eurasian Watermilfoil, Zebra Mussel DEC
Lake Ontario (Black River Bay at Lloyds Landing) Hounsfield 43.966001°N, 76.070266°W (Google Maps) unimproved trailer launch 20 cars and trailers Eurasian Watermilfoil, Curly-leaf Pondweed, Zebra Mussel, Spiny Waterflea, Fishhook Waterflea DEC
Lake Ontario (Black River Bay at Muskellunge Creek) Hounsfield 43.977240°N, 76.048418°W (Google Maps) unimproved trailer launch 24 cars and trailers Eurasian Watermilfoil, Curly-leaf Pondweed, Zebra Mussel, Spiny Waterflea, Fishhook Waterflea DEC
Lake Ontario (Black River Bay at Perch River) Brownville 44.003925°N, 76.076755°W (Google Maps) unimproved trailer launch 5 cars and trailers Eurasian Watermilfoil, Curly-leaf Pondweed, Zebra Mussel, Spiny Waterflea, Fishhook Waterflea DEC
Lake Ontario (Chaumont Bay) Chaumont 44.068820°N, 76.149865°W (Google Maps) hard surface launch 100 cars and trailers Eurasian Watermilfoil, Curly-leaf Pondweed, Zebra Mussel, Spiny Waterflea, Fishhook Waterflea OPRHP
Lake Ontario (Chaumont Bay) Lyme Long Point State Park. 44.029547°N, 76.214976°W (Google Maps) unimproved trailer launch 20 cars and trailers Eurasian Watermilfoil, Curly-leaf Pondweed, Zebra Mussel, Spiny Waterflea, Fishhook Waterflea OPRHP
Lake Ontario (Henderson Harbor) Henderson 43.847642°N, 76.206832°W (Google Maps) hard surface launch 80 cars and trailers Eurasian Watermilfoil, Curly-leaf Pondweed, Zebra Mussel, Spiny Waterflea, Fishhook Waterflea Municipal
Lake Ontario Lyme 44.011916°N, 76.288246°W (Google Maps) hard surface launch 30 cars and trailers, 10 cars Eurasian Watermilfoil, Curly-leaf Pondweed, Zebra Mussel, Spiny Waterflea, Fishhook Waterflea accessible
Note: The shore fishing area was damaged by flooding. Once the shoreline is repaired it will be accessible again.
DEC
Lake Ontario Henderson Westcott Beach State Park. 43.901017°N, 76.125889°W (Google Maps) hard surface launch 35 cars and trailers Eurasian Watermilfoil, Curly-leaf Pondweed, Zebra Mussel, Spiny Waterflea, Fishhook Waterflea OPRHP
Lake Ontario (Stony Creek) Henderson 43.826571°N, 76.229981°W (Google Maps) hard surface launch 84 cars and trailers Eurasian Watermilfoil, Curly-leaf Pondweed, Zebra Mussel, Spiny Waterflea, Fishhook Waterflea OPRHP
Lake Ontario (Three Mile Bay) Lyme 44.081205°N, 76.196190°W (Google Maps) hard surface launch 5 cars and trailers, 9 cars Eurasian Watermilfoil, Curly-leaf Pondweed, Zebra Mussel, Spiny Waterflea, Fishhook Waterflea accessible(including shore fishing and floating dock) DEC
Lake Ontario (Sackets Harbor) Sackets Harbor Market Square Park. 43.948344°N, 76.121591°W (Google Maps) hard surface launch 9 cars and trailers Eurasian Watermilfoil, Curly-leaf Pondweed, Zebra Mussel, Spiny Waterflea, Fishhook Waterflea Municipal
Lake Ontario (Mud Bay) Cape Vincent 44.070178°N, 76.330302°W (Google Maps) unimproved trailer launch 30 cars and trailers Eurasian Watermilfoil, Curly-leaf Pondweed, Zebra Mussel, Spiny Waterflea, Fishhook Waterflea DEC
Lake of the Woods Theresa 44.318309°N, 75.730891°W (Google Maps) unimproved trailer launch 10 cars and trailers Eurasian Watermilfoil 10 hp limit DEC
Lakeview Pond Ellisburg Lakeview Wildlife Management Area. 43.751987°N, 76.202769°W (Google Maps) unimproved trailer launch 15 cars and trailers Eurasian Watermilfoil, Curly-leaf Pondweed, Zebra Mussel, Spiny Waterflea, Fishhook Waterflea 10 hp limit DEC
Millsite Lake Theresa 44.294433°N, 75.785444°W (Google Maps) unimproved trailer launch 15 cars and trailers Eurasian Watermilfoil 10 hp limit DEC
Moon Lake Theresa 44.255833°N, 75.740114°W (Google Maps) hand launch 10 cars Eurasian Watermilfoil 10 hp limit DEC
Oswegatchie River Antwerp 44.288339°N, 75.611534°W (Google Maps) hand launch 25 cars DEC
Payne Lake Antwerp 44.276068°N, 75.650182°W (Google Maps) hard surface launch 20 cars and trailers Eurasian Watermilfoil, Curly-leaf Pondweed 10 hp limit DEC
Red Lake Theresa Indian River Wildlife Management Area. 44.270309°N, 75.745892°W (Google Maps) unimproved trailer launch 20 cars and trailers Eurasian Watermilfoil DEC
Sixberry Lake Theresa 44.275043°N, 75.776775°W (Google Maps) hard surface launch 15 cars and trailers Eurasian Watermilfoil 10 hp limit DEC
Sixtown Pond (Crystal Lake) Henderson 43.822114°N, 76.130265°W (Google Maps) hand launch 25 cars Eurasian Watermilfoil DEC
South Colwell Pond Ellisburg Lakeview Wildlife Management Area. 43.697120°N, 76.193908°W (Google Maps) unimproved trailer launch 5 cars and trailers Eurasian Watermilfoil, Curly-leaf Pondweed, Zebra Mussel, Spiny Waterflea, Fishhook Waterflea DEC
South Sandy Creek Ellisburg Lakeview Wildlife Management Area. 43.710084°N, 76.182183°W (Google Maps) hand launch 32 cars Eurasian Watermilfoil, Curly-leaf Pondweed, Zebra Mussel Accessible fishing pier/bulkhead available DEC
St. Lawrence River Alexandria Kring Point State Park. 44.375795°N, 75.859145°W (Google Maps) hard surface launch 10 cars and trailers Eurasian Watermilfoil, European Frogbit, Starry Stonewort, Curly-leaf Pondweed, Zebra Mussel, Spiny Waterflea OPRHP
St. Lawrence River Alexandria Keewaydin State Park. 44.322111°N, 75.934273°W (Google Maps) hard surface launch 50 cars and trailers Eurasian Watermilfoil, European Frogbit, Starry Stonewort, Curly-leaf Pondweed, Zebra Mussel, Spiny Waterflea OPRHP
St. Lawrence River Cape Vincent Burnham Point State Park. 44.163321°N, 76.264383°W (Google Maps) unimproved trailer launch 10 cars and trailers Eurasian Watermilfoil, European Frogbit, Starry Stonewort, Curly-leaf Pondweed, Zebra Mussel, Spiny Waterflea OPRHP
St. Lawrence River Cape Vincent 44.132848°N, 76.322054°W (Google Maps) hard surface launch 30 cars and trailers Eurasian Watermilfoil, European Frogbit, Starry Stonewort, Curly-leaf Pondweed, Zebra Mussel, Spiny Waterflea Municipal
St. Lawrence River Clayton Cedar Point State Park. 44.204606°N, 76.197393°W (Google Maps) hard surface launch 15 cars and trailers Eurasian Watermilfoil, European Frogbit, Starry Stonewort, Curly-leaf Pondweed, Zebra Mussel, Spiny Waterflea OPRHP
St. Lawrence River Orleans Grass Point State Park. 44.283002°N, 75.998984°W (Google Maps) hard surface launch 10 cars and trailers Eurasian Watermilfoil, European Frogbit, Starry Stonewort, Curly-leaf Pondweed, Zebra Mussel, Spiny Waterflea OPRHP
St. Lawrence River Orleans Dewolf Point State Park. 44.332129°N, 75.991300°W (Google Maps) hard surface launch 10 cars and trailers Eurasian Watermilfoil, European Frogbit, Starry Stonewort, Curly-leaf Pondweed, Zebra Mussel, Spiny Waterflea OPRHP
St. Lawrence River Orleans Wellesley Island State Park. 44.317173°N, 76.024794°W (Google Maps) hard surface launch 60 cars and trailers Eurasian Watermilfoil, European Frogbit, Starry Stonewort, Curly-leaf Pondweed, Zebra Mussel, Spiny Waterflea OPRHP

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

Boat Launch Types

Use the following definitions to help you determine if a particular site will accommodate your boat:

hard surface launchHard surface launch - Site affords float-off and float-on launching for most trailered boats.

unimproved trailer launchUnimproved trailer 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 launchHand launch - No trailer capacity. Boats must be hand carried to the water.

Other Icons

accessibleAccessible Features - Locations are identified above. Sites are accessible to the top of the boat ramp, if provided at a site. Parking, as well as other amenities such as bathrooms and informational kiosks, are also accessible. Some sites on larger waters also have accessible boarding docks. Contact your local DEC office for additional details. See a full listing of DEC's Accessible Recreation Destinations.


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