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Boat Launch Sites for Fulton 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.
Spiny waterflea, an invasive species of zooplankton has been found in certain waters in Fulton County. This species can be easily spread to uninfected waters by anglers and boaters who do not properly dry or disinfect their boating and fishing equipment after using it in an infected water. Guidance on drying and disinfecting boating and fishing gear can be found on the DEC website.

International Symbol of AccessibilityAccessible Features: The sites listed in the chart below specified as "accessible" have been designed to be wheelchair accessible, with designated parking, accessible privies and connecting pathways to the ramp or dock.

Full Listing of DEC's Accessible Recreation Destinations

Fulton County, DEC Region 5
Water Town Location Type Parking Invasive Species Present* Comments Agency
Caroga Lake Campground. On Route 29A, 9 miles northwest of City of Gloversville. Beach launch 15 cars and trailers Eurasian Watermilfoil
DEC
Great Sacandaga Lake Broadalbin Off County Route 110, 3 miles northeast of Village of Broadalbin. Hard surface ramp 60 cars and trailers Eurasian Watermilfoil, European Naiad, Spiny Waterflea
Spiny Water Flea Alert - see above DEC
Great Sacandaga Lake Northampton Near Route 30, 1 1/2 miles south of Northville. Hard surface ramp 100 cars and trailers Eurasian Watermilfoil, European Naiad, Spiny Waterflea
Spiny Water Flea Alert - see above DEC
Great Sacandaga Lake Northville On Route 30 in Village of Northville. Hard surface ramp 60 cars and trailers Eurasian Watermilfoil, European Naiad, Spiny Waterflea
Accessible launch and fishing pier. Spiny Water Flea Alert - see above. DEC
West Lake Off Route 10, 1 mile south of intersection of Routes 29A & 10 on Point Breeze Road. Hard surface ramp 15 cars and trailers DEC

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


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