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Boat Launch Sites for Allegany County

DEC manages over 395 boating and fishing access facilities. We do our best to keep these sites clean and safe, but if you see something that is out of order or have a question or concern about a particular site, send a message to fwboat@dec.ny.gov.

For an explanation of the recreational icons on this page, see below.

Allegany County, DEC Region 9
Waterbody Town Location (some links leave DEC website) Type Parking Invasive species Present* Comments Agency
Allen Lake Allen Allen Lake State Forest. 42.382710°N, 78.070171°W (Google Maps) unimproved trailer launch 25 cars Accessible fishing dock. Electric motors only. DEC
Alma Pond Alma 42.015321°N, 77.995716°W (Google Maps) hand launch 10 cars DEC
Cuba Lake Cuba 42.259637°N, 78.299868°W (Google Maps) hard surface launch 24 cars and trailers, 10 cars Eurasian Watermilfoil, Curly-leaf Pondweed, European Naiad
accessible DEC
Genesee River Wellsville Riverwalk Plaza. 42.126897°N, 77.961118°W (Google Maps) hand launch No fee to use Private
Genesee River Amity Amity River Access Site. 42.206023°N, 78.021114°W (Google Maps) hand launch Municipal
Genesee River Belfast Transit Bridge River Access Site. 42.296472°N, 78.074295°W (Google Maps) hand launch Municipal
Genesee River Belfast Belfast River Access Site. 42.342424°N, 78.102150°W (Google Maps) hand launch Municipal
Genesee River Caneadea Caneadea River Access Site. 42.381091°N, 78.155031°W (Google Maps) hand launch Municipal

*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.