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Boat Launch Sites for Yates County

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Yates County, DEC Region 8
Waterbody Town Location (some links leave DEC website) Type Parking Invasive Species Present* Comments Agency
Keuka Lake Jerusalem Keuka Lake State Park. 42.582928°N, 77.135973°W (Google Maps) hard surface launch 50 cars and trailers Eurasian Watermilfoil, Zebra Mussel pumpout OPRHP
Keuka Lake Milo 42.657596°N, 77.059039°W (Google Maps) hard surface launch 30 cars Asian Water Chestnut, Eurasian Watermilfoil, Starry Stonewort, Zebra Mussel Parking fee Municipal
Seneca Lake Milo Severne Point. 42.584639°N, 76.916718°W (Google Maps) hard surface launch 30 cars and trailers Eurasian Watermilfoil, Zebra Mussel, Fishhook Waterflea DEC
Sugar Creek (aka Guyanoga Creek) Jerusalem 42.599774°N, 77.149897°W (Google Maps) hand launch 6 cars Starry Stonewort DEC
West River Italy High Tor Wildlife Management Area. 42.656234°N, 77.331169°W (Google Maps) hand launch 5 cars DEC
West River Italy High Tor Wildlife Management Area. 42.651167°N, 77.339966°W (Google Maps) hard surface launchhand launch 12 cars and trailers accessible(hand launch only) DEC

*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.

pumpoutPumpout - Launch has a boat pumpout.


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