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.
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
|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||No motors||DEC|
|Susquehanna River||Binghamton||At Sandy Beach Park located on Route 7.||Hard surface ramp||8 cars and trailers||Zebra Mussel
|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
|Susquehanna River||Conklin Center||At Leo Schnurbush Park located on Route 7.||Hand launch||6 cars||Zebra Mussel
|Susquehanna River||Endicott||At Grippen Park located off Route 17C.||Hard surface ramp||10 cars and trailers||Zebra Mussel
|Susquehanna River||Johnson City||At Route 201 bridge.||Hand launch||15 cars||Zebra Mussel
|Susquehanna River||Kirkwood||At Kirkwood Park located downstream of the Route 314 bridge.||Hard surface ramp||6 cars and trailers||Zebra Mussel
|Susquehanna River||Nineveh||At county bridge in Hamlet of Nineveh.||Concrete ramp||8 cars and trailers||Zebra Mussel
|Susquehanna River||Vestal||At Harold Moore Park located on Old Vestal Road.||Hard surface ramp||10 cars and trailers||Zebra Mussel
|Susquehanna River||Oaquaga||Dutch Hill Road, Hamlet of Oaquaga||Hard Surface Ramp||6 cars and trailers||Zebra Mussel
|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
25 hp limit
|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.