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Boat Launch Sites for Broome 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.
International Symbol of Accessibility

Accessibility: As listed in the chart below, the Whitney Point Boat Launch Site has been designed to be wheelchair accessible with a loading dock and accessible restroom facilities.

Full Listing of DEC's Accessible Recreation Destinations

Broome County, DEC Region 7
Water Town Location Type Parking Invasive Species Present* Comments Agency
Nanticoke Lake On Squeedunk Road 4 miles south of Hamlet of Center Lisle. Hand launch (0.3 miles from parking area) 15 cars Electric motors only DEC
Susquehanna River Binghamton At Sandy Beach Park located on Route 7. Hard surface ramp 8 cars and trailers Zebra Mussel
Municipal
Susquehanna River Binghamton At Rock Bottom Dam located off Route 363, 1/2 mile above the confluence of Susquehanna and Chenango Rivers. Hard surface ramp 5 cars and trailers Zebra Mussel
Municipal
Susquehanna River Conklin Center At Leo Schnurbush Park located on Route 7. Hand launch 6 cars Zebra Mussel
Municipal
Susquehanna River Endicott At Grippen Park located off Route 17C. Hard surface ramp 10 cars and trailers Zebra Mussel
Municipal
Susquehanna River Johnson City At Route 201 bridge. Hand launch 15 cars Zebra Mussel
DEC
Susquehanna River Kirkwood At Kirkwood Park located downstream of the Route 314 bridge. Hard surface ramp 6 cars and trailers Zebra Mussel
Municipal
Susquehanna River Nineveh At county bridge in Hamlet of Nineveh. Concrete ramp 8 cars and trailers Zebra Mussel
DEC
Susquehanna River Vestal At Harold Moore Park located on Old Vestal Road. Hard surface ramp 10 cars and trailers Zebra Mussel
Municipal
Susquehanna River Oaquaga Dutch Hill Road, Hamlet of Oaquaga Hard Surface Ramp 6 cars and trailers Zebra Mussel
DEC
Tioughnioga River Chenango Forks At Route 12 bridge. Hand launch 6 cars DEC
Tioughnioga River Itasca On Route 79. Hand launch 6 cars DEC
Whitney Point Reservoir Dorchester Park Off Route 26, 1 mile north of the Whitney Point Reservoir Dam in Dorchester Park. Hard surface ramp 40 cars and trailers Eurasian Watermilfoil, Water Chestnut, Curly-leaf Pondweed

Accessible

25 hp limit

DEC
Whitney Point Reservoir Triangle County Route 13. Gravel ramp 8 cars and trailers Eurasian Watermilfoil, Water Chestnut, Curly-leaf Pondweed
25 hp limit DEC
Chenango River North west side of Route 12A bridge, Chenango Forks Hand launch 12 cars DEC
Chenango River At Jeanne and John D. Wilfrey Park, Port Dickinson Had launch Municipal

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


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