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Boat Launch Sites for Chenango 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

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Chenango County, DEC Region 7
Waterbody Town Location (some links leave DEC website) Type Parking Invasive Species Present* Comments Agency
Balsam Pond McDonough Balsam Swamp State Forest. 42.549134°N, 75.758393°W (Google Maps) hard surface launch 8 cars and trailers Accessible fishing platform DEC
Chenango River Greene 42.364480°N, 75.681355°W (Google Maps) hand launch 8 cars DEC
Chenango River Greene Ball Flats Park. 42.329432°N, 75.767423°W (Google Maps) hand launch 6 cars Municipal
Chenango River Norwich 42.472812°N, 75.545791°W (Google Maps) hand launch 10 cars DEC
Chenango River North Norwich 42.618349°N, 75.513739°W (Google Maps) hand launch 16 cars DEC
Chenango River Norwich 42.522869°N, 75.514138°W (Google Maps) hard surface launch 6 cars and trailers Municipal
Chenango River Oxford 42.437853°N, 75.601533°W (Google Maps) unimproved trailer launch 4 cars and trailers Rough gravel ramp suitable for small trailer launching with 4-wheel drive Municipal
Chenango River Sherburne 42.678980°N, 75.511423°W (Google Maps) hand launch 6 cars DEC
Guilford Lake Guilford 42.409786°N, 75.496157°W (Google Maps) hand launch 12 cars Eurasian Watermilfoil DEC
Hunts Pond New Berlin Hunts Pond State Forest. 42.594504°N, 75.369720°W (Google Maps) unimproved trailer launch 10 cars and trailers Electric motors only DEC
Long Pond McDonough Long Pond State Forest. 42.422572°N, 75.851182°W (Google Maps) hard surface launch 10 cars and trailers Eurasian Watermilfoil 25 hp limit DEC
Mill Brook Reservoir New Berlin Millbrook Recreation Park. 42.623778°N, 75.366391°W (Google Maps) unimproved trailer launch 5 cars and trailers Electric motors only Municipal
Round Pond Smithville Long Pond State Forest. 42.398761°N, 75.839097°W (Google Maps) hand launch 10 cars Electric motors only. No official launch area but anglers park along road and carry watercraft to the water. DEC
Sangerfield River Sherburne 42.718076°N, 75.539996°W (Google Maps) hand launch 6 cars DEC
Susquehanna River Afton 42.228255°N, 75.523860°W (Google Maps) unimproved trailer launch 12 cars and trailers Eurasian Watermilfoil, Zebra Mussel DEC
Susquehanna River Bainbridge William S. Payne Memorial Park. 42.290382°N, 75.480797°W (Google Maps) hard surface launch 5 cars and trailers Eurasian Watermilfoil, Zebra Mussel Municipal
Unadilla River Guilford 42.393918°N, 75.398345°W (Google Maps) hand launch 8 cars DEC
Unadilla River New Berlin 42.528702°N, 75.383031°W (Google Maps) hand launch 10 cars DEC
Unadilla River New Berlin 42.553288°N, 75.366506°W (Google Maps) hand launch 8 cars DEC

*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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