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Boat Launch Sites for Greene County

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Greene County, DEC Region 4
Waterbody Town Location (some links leave DEC website) Type Parking Invasive Species Present* Comments Agency
Colgate Lake Jewett Colgate Lake Wild Forest. 42.238521°N, 74.120724°W (Google Maps) hand launch 6 cars No motors allowed. DEC
Green Lake Athens 42.285381°N, 73.884723°W (Google Maps) unimproved trailer launch 10 cars Water Chestnut accessible features(including fishing platform) DEC
Hudson River Athens 42.272987°N, 73.802254°W (Google maps) hard surface launch 20 cars and trailers, 4 cars Eurasian Watermilfoil, Water Chestnut, Zebra Mussel, Quagga Mussel, Asian Clam OPRHP
Hudson River Catskill Dutchman's Landing Park. 42.213118°N, 73.855206°W (Google Maps) hard surface launch 50 cars and trailers, 30 cars Eurasian Watermilfoil, Water Chestnut, Zebra Mussel, Quagga Mussel, Asian Clam Municipal
Hudson River Coxsackie Coxsackie Riverside Park. 42.352900°N, 73.796446°W (Google Maps) hard surface launch 18 cars and trailers, 8 cars Eurasian Watermilfoil, Water Chestnut, Zebra Mussel, Quagga Mussel, Asian Clam OPRHP
North Lake/South Lake Haines Falls North-South Lake Campground & Day Use Area. 42.197187°N, 74.035952°W (Google Maps) hard surface launch 20 cars and trailers, 40 cars No motors allowed.
Day use fee in season. Open when campground is operating. Boat rentals available.

*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

accessible featuresAccessible 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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