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Boat Launch Sites for Cortland 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.
Cortland County, DEC Region 7
Water Town Location Type Parking Invasive Species Present* Comments Agency
Labrador Pond Tully Off Markham Hollow Road Hand launch 6 cars NO motors, Fishing pier available DEC
Otselic River Willett NYS Route 41. Hand launch 6 cars DEC
Otselic River Willett On Landers Corner Road, approx. 1/2 mile west of Route 26. Hand launch 6 cars DEC
Papish Pond Off Beach Road 6 miles southwest of Village of Cincinnatus. Hand launch 15 cars and trailers Electric motors only DEC
Tully Lake Off Route 281, 2 1/2 miles south of Village of Tully, west on Song Lake Crossing, first right after crossing I-81 to Friendly Lane. Hand launch 15 cars Eurasian Watermilfoil, Curly-leaf Pondweed, Starry Stonewort
7 hp motor limit DEC

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


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