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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 fwboat@dec.ny.gov.

For an explanation of the recreational icons on this page, see below.

Chemung County, DEC Region 8
Waterbody Town Location (some links leave DEC website) Type Parking Comments Agency
Chemung River Elmira 42.081261°N, 76.780158°W (Google Maps) hard surface launch 8 cars and trailers DEC/Municipal
Chemung River Elmira 42.083221°N, 76.817384°W (Google Maps) hard surface launch 10 cars and trailers DEC/Municipal
Chemung River Elmira Fitch's Bridge. 42.082696°N, 76.865194°W (Google Maps) unimproved trailer launch 12 cars and trailers DEC/Municipal
Chemung River Big Flats Bottcher's Landing. 42.124566°N, 76.951738°W (Google Maps) hard surface launch 6 cars and trailers DEC/Municipal
Chemung River Big Flats 42.121162°N, 76.932328°W (Google Maps) hard surface launch 12 cars and trailers DEC/Municipal
Chemung River Lowman Toll Bridge Park. 42.018087°N, 76.723119°W (Google Maps) hard surface launch 6 cars and trailers DEC/Municipal
Chemung River Chemung White Wagon Park. 42.006984°N, 76.577218°W (Google Maps) hard surface launch 8 cars and trailers Municipal
Park Station Erin Park Station Campground and Recreation Center. 42.229836°N, 76.670478°W (Google Maps) hard surface launch Adequate parking No motors allowed. Fee required. Municipal

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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