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Boat Launch Sites for Tompkins County

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Tompkins County, DEC Region 7
Waterbody Town Location (some links leave DEC website) Type Parking Invasive Species Present* Comments Agency
Cayuga Lake Ithaca Taughannock Falls State Park. 42.547141°N, 76.597722°W (Google Maps) hard surface launch 16 cars and trailers Hydrilla, Eurasian Watermilfoil, Curly-leaf Pondweed, Variable Leaf Milfoil, Zebra Mussel, Round goby, Fishhook Waterflea
pumpout OPRHP
Cayuga Lake Ithaca Allan H. Treman State Marine Park. 42.456418°N, 76.513394°W (Google Maps) hard surface launch 140 cars and trailers Hydrilla, Eurasian Watermilfoil, Curly-leaf Pondweed, Variable Leaf Milfoil, Zebra Mussel, Round goby, Fishhook Waterflea
pumpout OPRHP
Cayuga Lake Lansing Myers Park. 42.536769°N, 76.548306°W (Google Maps) hard surface launch 40 cars and trailers Hydrilla, Eurasian Watermilfoil, Curly-leaf Pondweed, Variable Leaf Milfoil, Zebra Mussel, Round goby, Fishhook Waterflea
Fee required. Municipal
Cayuga Lake Landing Salt Point. 42.542041°N, 76.549583°W (Google Maps) hand launch 10 cars Hydrilla, Eurasian Watermilfoil, Curly-leaf Pondweed, Variable Leaf Milfoil, Zebra Mussel, Round goby, Fishhook Waterflea
Municipal
Dryden Lake Dryden 42.464572°N, 76.279742°W (Google Maps) hard surface launch 10 cars and trailers Eurasian Watermilfoil
Electric motors 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

pumpoutPumpout - Launch has a boat pumpout.


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