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Boat Launch Sites for Sullivan 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.

Sullivan County, DEC Region 3
Waterbody Town Location (some links leave DEC website) Type Parking Invasive Species Present* Comments Agency
Bashakill Marsh Mamakating Bashakill Wildlife Management Area. 41.535992°N, 74.511660°W (Google Maps) hand launch 8-20 cars per site Electric motors only. There are 5 launches on this property. One has an accessible fishing platform. DEC
Cliff Lake Lumberland Mongaup Valley Wildlife Management Area. 41.585296°N, 74.795450°W (Google Maps) hand launch 8 cars Carry to lake. Electric motors only. Open May 1-November 30. DEC
Crystal Lake Fremont Crystal Lake Wild Forest. 41.869903°N, 75.023455°W (Google Maps) hand launch 30 cars 0.1-mile from lake, 5 cars lakeside Electric motors only. DEC
Delaware River Callicoon 41.763324°N, 75.058482°W (Google Maps) hand launch 40 cars Didymo DEC
Delaware River Highland 41.484098°N, 74.940195°W (Google Maps) hand launch 40 cars Didymo DEC
Delaware River Narrowsburg 41.611717°N, 75.058247°W (Google Maps) hard surface launch 24 cars and trailers Didymo DEC
Delaware River Narrowsburg 41.670175°N, 75.056707°W (Google Maps) hand launch 50 cars Didymo DEC
Delaware River Barryville 41.477101°N, 74.911905°W (Google Maps) hand launch 10 cars 50-yard carry. DEC
Delaware River Sparrow Bush Mongaup Valley Wildlife Management Area. 41.425774°N, 74.757957°W (Google Maps) hand launch 30 cars DEC/NPS
Delaware River Tusten 41.553336°N, 75.018235°W (Google Maps) hand launch 15 cars NPS
Lake Huntington Cochecton 41.683123°N, 74.992991°W (Google Maps) hard surface launch 5 cars and trailers DEC
Lake Superior Bethel Lake Superior State Park. 41.661405°N, 74.870021°W (Google Maps) hand launch 120 cars Electric motors only. Fee/permit required. OPRHP
Loch Sheldrake Fallsburg 41.769942°N, 74.656527°W (Google Maps) hand launch 20 cars Municipal
Mongaup Falls Reservoir Forestburgh Mongaup Valley Wildlife Management Area. 41.553588°N, 74.779348°W (Google Maps) hand launch 10 cars Electric motors only. Open April 1-November 30. DEC
Mongaup Pond Rockland Mongaup Pond Campground & Day Use Area. 41.961212°N, 74.691380°W (Google Maps) hand launch 20 cars Electric motors only. Day use fee in season. Access available year round, when conditions allow. DEC
Rio Reservoir Forestburgh Mongaup Valley Wildlife Management Area. 41.521630°N, 74.761007°W (Google Maps) hard surface launch 10 cars and trailers Electric motors only. Open April 1-November 30. DEC
Rio Reservoir Lumberland Mongaup Valley Wildlife Management Area. 41.477933°N, 74.757250°W (Google Maps) hand launch 5 cars Electric motors only. Open April 1-November 30. DEC
Swinging Bridge Reservoir Monticello 41.608997°N, 74.782408°W (Google Maps) hard surface launch 30 cars and trailers Eagle Creek Renewable Energy
Toronto Reservoir White Lake 41.639357°N, 74.850119°W (Google Maps) hard surface launch 10 cars and trailers Eagle Creek Renewable Energy
Waneta Lake Rockland Willowemoc Wild Forest. 41.967037°N, 74.827595°W (Google Maps) hand launch 5 cars Electric motors only. DEC
White Lake White Lake 41.684158°N, 74.830957°W (Google Maps) hard surface launch 24 cars and trailers Eurasian Watermilfoil 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.


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