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Boat Launch Sites for Oneida 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.

Oneida County, DEC Region 6
Waterbody Town Location (some links leave DEC website) Type Parking Invasive Species Present* Comments Agency
Chittning Pond Sangerfield Albert J. Woodford Memorial State Forest. 42.909201°N, 75.315687°W (Google Maps) unimproved trailer launch 20 cars and trailers, 5 cars Eurasian Watermilfoil, Curly-leaf Pondweed Accessible fishing dock available DEC
Delta Lake Western Delta Lake State Park. 43.287093°N, 75.416486°W (Google Maps) hard surface launch 70 cars and trailers Eurasian Watermilfoil OPRHP
Fish Creek (West Branch) Camden 43.389246°N, 75.812980°W (Google Maps) hand launch 10 cars Eurasian Watermilfoil DEC
Forestport Reservoir Forestport 43.439443°N, 75.206204°W (Google Maps) unimproved trailer launch 30 cars and trailers Eurasian Watermilfoil, Variable Leaf Milfoil Maintained by Algonquin Power Company and FERC license. DEC
Long Lake (Little Long Lake) Forestport Black River Wild Forest. 43.552378°N, 75.154118°W (Google Maps) hand launch 6 cars accessible DEC
Mohawk River/Barge Canal Rome 43.203006°N, 75.477989°W (Google Maps) hard surface launch 30 cars and trailers Eurasian Watermilfoil, Water Chestnut, Zebra Mussel Accessible fishing dock available Municipal
Mohawk River/Barge Canal Rome Bellamy Harbor Park. 43.201892°N, 75.452181°W (Google Maps) hand launch 10 cars Eurasian Watermilfoil, Water Chestnut, Zebra Mussel Municipal
Mohawk River/Barge Canal Rome City of Rome Ramp. 43.201925°N, 75.446369°W (Google Maps) hard surface launch 10 cars with trailers, 20 cars Eurasian Watermilfoil, Water Chestnut, Zebra Mussel Municipal
Mohawk River/Barge Canal Utica 43.100824°N, 75.193830°W (Google Maps) hand launch 5 cars Eurasian Watermilfoil, Water Chestnut, Zebra Mussel Municipal
Mohawk River/Barge Canal Marcy Lock 20 State Canal Park. 43.143148°N, 75.291098°W (Google Maps) hand launch 10 cars Eurasian Watermilfoil, Water Chestnut, Zebra Mussel Canal Corp.
Mohawk River/Barge Canal Whitestown Oriskany Flats Wildlife Management Area. 43.165455°N, 75.325620°W (Google Maps) hand launch 10 cars Eurasian Watermilfoil, Water Chestnut, Zebra Mussel DEC
Oneida Lake Vienna Godfrey Point. 43.224389°N, 75.850254°W (Google Maps) hard surface launch 56 cars and trailers, 6 cars Eurasian Watermilfoil, Water Chestnut, Curly-leaf Pondweed, Starry Stonewort, Zebra Mussel accessible DEC
Oneida Lake Verona Verona Beach State Park. 43.181269°N, 75.731041°W (Google Maps) hand launch Eurasian Watermilfoil, Water Chestnut, Curly-leaf Pondweed, Starry Stonewort, Zebra Mussel OPRHP

*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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