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Boat Launch Sites for Schoharie 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

Note: Use the following definitions to help you determine if a particular site will accommodate your boat.

  • Hard surface or concrete ramp--site affords float-off and float-on launching for most trailered boats.
  • Beach 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 launch--no trailer capacity. Boats must be hand carried to the water.
  • Car top launch--For canoe/kayak launching. Limited parking available.
Schoharie County, DEC Region 4
Water Town Location Type Parking Invasive Species Present* Comments Agency
Schoharie Creek Middleburgh Mine Kill State Park, Route 30, 5 miles south of Middleburgh. Concrete ramp 65 cars and trailers Ramp serves power authority pump storage reservoir. OPRHP
Schoharie Creek Off NY Route 30A approx. 1 1/4 miles north of Hamlet of Central Bridge across from Cripplebush Road junction. Hand launch 15 cars DEC
Schoharie Creek Central Bridge Off NY Route 7 on east side of bridge. Hand launch 8 cars Didymo

*Confirmed invasive species present. Other invasive species may also be present.

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