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Boat Launch Sites for Ontario County

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Ontario County, DEC Region 8
Waterbody Town Location (some links leave DEC website) Type Parking Invasive Species Present* Comments Agency
Canadice Lake Canadice Hemlock-Canadice State Forest. 42.724067°N, 77.564448°W (Google Maps) unimproved trailer launch Parallel parking on wide shoulder of Canadice Lake Road Eurasian Watermilfoil, Curly-leaf Pondweed Mechanically propelled vessels must be less than 17 feet in length and any motors 10 HP or less. Non-mechanically propelled vessels must be less than 24 feet in length. DEC
Canadice Lake Canadice Hemlock-Canadice State Forest. 42.702533°N, 77.565517°W (Google Maps) hand launch Parallel parking on wide shoulder of Canadice Lake Road Eurasian Watermilfoil, Curly-leaf Pondweed Mechanically propelled vessels must be less than 17 feet in length and any motors 10 HP or less. Non-mechanically propelled vessels must be less than 24 feet in length. DEC
Canandaigua Lake Canandaigua Canandaigua Lake State Marine Park. 42.876058°N, 77.276363°W (Google Maps) hard surface launch 110 cars and trailers Eurasian Watermilfoil, Curly-leaf Pondweed, Zebra Mussel OPRHP
Canandaigua Lake South Bristol Woodville Boat Launch
42.668704°N, 77.363978°W (Google Maps)
hard surface launch 86 cars and trailers Eurasian Watermilfoil, Curly-leaf Pondweed, Zebra Mussel accessible features DEC
Canandaigua Lake Canandaigua Onanda Park. 42.782318°N, 77.314397°W (Google Maps) hard surface launch 25 cars and trailers Eurasian Watermilfoil, Curly-leaf Pondweed, Zebra Mussel Restricted to winter launching, only when state park site at north end is unusable. DEC/Municipal
Canandaigua Outlet Hopewell 42.944218°N, 77.223721°W (Google Maps) hand launch 6 cars Eurasian Watermilfoil, Curly-leaf Pondweed, Zebra Mussel DEC
Hemlock Lake Canadice Hemlock-Canadice State Forest. 42.678209°N, 77.593185°W (Google Maps) unimproved trailer launch 12 cars and trailers Eurasian Watermilfoil, Zebra Mussel Mechanically propelled vessels must be less than 17 feet in length and any motors 10 HP or less. Non-mechanically propelled vessels must be less than 24 feet in length. DEC
Honeoye Lake Richmond Honeoye Lake Boat Launch State Park. 42.725722°N, 77.506999°W (Google Maps) hard surface launch 50 cars and trailers Eurasian Watermilfoil, Curly-leaf Pondweed, Zebra Mussel
OPRHP
Honeoye Lake Richmond Sandy Bottom Park. 42.783067°N, 77.515226°W (Google Maps) hand launch 30 cars and trailers Eurasian Watermilfoil, Curly-leaf Pondweed, Zebra Mussel Closed during swimming season, mid-June through mid-August. Municipal
Seneca Lake Geneva Lakefront Park. 42.870769°N, 76.976251°W (Google Maps) hard surface launch 20 cars and trailers 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.


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