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Boat Launch Sites for Delaware 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.
Delaware County, DEC Region 4
Water Town Location Type Parking Invasive Species Present* Comments Agency
Delaware River Hancock Off Bard Parker Road, south edge of village off NY Route 97. Hand launch 15 cars Curly-leaf Pondweed, Didymo
Delaware River (East Branch) Fish's Eddy Off County Route 28, approximately 1/4 mile west of Hamlet of Fish's Eddy. Hand launch 5 cars Curly-leaf Pondweed, Didymo
Delaware River (West Branch) Deposit Off Airport Road at south edge of Village of Deposit. Approx. ½ mile from NY Route 17 overpass. Hand launch 10 cars Curly-leaf Pondweed, Didymo
Delaware River (West Branch) Hale Eddy On County Route 56, off NY Route 17 approximately 6 ½ miles west of Village of Hancock. Hand launch 6 cars Curly-leaf Pondweed, Didymo
Little Pond Off Route 17, 14 miles north of Hamlet of Livingston Manor on Beaverkill Road. Hand launch 20 cars and trailers No motors DEC
Susquehanna River Otego Off Wells Bridge-Otego Road, 2 1/2 miles west of Viillage of Otego, on south side of river. Hand launch 10 cars and trailers Zebra Mussel
Susquehanna River Unadilla On west side of Village of Unadilla, off River Road 1 mile south of intersection of Route 7 and I-88 connector. Hand launch 40 cars Zebra Mussel

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

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