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Boat Launch Sites for Schuyler 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.

Schuyler County, DEC Region 8
Waterbody Town Location (some links leave DEC website) Type Parking Invasive Species Present* Comments Agency
Cayuta Lake Catharine 42.376946°N, 76.732588°W (Google Maps) hard surface launch 15 cars and trailers Eurasian Watermilfoil
DEC
Lamoka Lake Tyrone Waneta-Lamoka Wildlife Management Area. 42.421482°N, 77.089067°W (Google Maps) hard surface launch 12 cars and trailers Eurasian Watermilfoil
accessible DEC
Waneta Lake Tyrone Waneta-Lamoka Wildlife Management Area. 42.421834°N, 77.089388°W (Google Maps) hard surface launch Parking available at Lamoka Lake boat launch Eurasian Watermilfoil
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Seneca Lake Hector Smith Memorial Park. 42.489089°N, 76.886175°W (Google Maps) hard surface launch 5 cars and trailers Eurasian Watermilfoil, Zebra Mussel Steep dirt access road; small boats recommended. Municipal
Seneca Lake Watkins Glen Clute Park. 42.382799°N, 76.859606°W (Google Maps) hard surface launch 60 cars and trailers Eurasian Watermilfoil, Zebra Mussel Municipal
Seneca Lake Watkins Glen Seneca Harbor Park. 42.383865°N, 76.872780°W (Google Maps) hard surface launch 40 cars, 25 cars and trailers Eurasian Watermilfoil, Zebra Mussel 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.


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