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Boat Launch Sites

New York State Boat Launching Sites by County

Long Lake Boat Launch Site

Boat launching sites exist in virtually every county of New York State. The following pages provide information on publicly available boat launches separated out by county. For your convenience, the type of launch, driving directions and parking capacity are included for each site.

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.

Boating Access Brochure

The publication titled "New York State Boat Launching Sites (PDF)" (2.96 MB) is only available as a PDF download. It contains a listing of boating access and launching areas available to the public. Other helpful information on launching and retrieving your boat and aquatic invasive species is included.

We are in the process of revising the brochure and expanding the number of public boat launch sites it covers. Once that update is completed, we will make it available electronically and as hard copies.

Boating Access Sites by County