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Boat Launch Sites for Chemung 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.
Chemung County, DEC Region 8
Water Town Location Type Parking Comments Agency
Chemung River Near Dunn Field Stadium, at the end of Luce Street ½ mile east of Maple Street. Concrete ramp 8 cars and trailers DEC
Chemung River At the end of Grove Street, south of Route 352 and 0.6 miles west of Route 14 in the City of Elmira. Concrete ramp 10 cars and trailers DEC
Chemung River Botchers Landing On County Route 10, ½ miles south of Route 352. Concrete ramp 6 cars and trailers DEC
Chemung River Golden Glo At intersection of Routes 352 and 225 Hard surface ramp 12 cars and trailers DEC
Chemung River Minier Park On Route 352, 2 ½ miles southeast of county line Concrete ramp 12 cars and trailers DEC
Chemung River Toll Bridge Park On County Route 8, ½ mile south of Interstate 86 (Lowman Exit). Concrete ramp 6 cars and trailers DEC
Park Station Park Station County Park Off Laurel Hill Road, 3 miles north of Route 223. Hard surface ramp Adequate parking No motors allowed Municipal

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