Boat Launches in The Adirondacks

Boat Launches

Find Launches to complete your day on the boat

Adirondack Boat Launches

Boat launches offer easy access to many of our Adirondack lakes. Some of these boat launches provide free access, others are found at state campgrounds where day use fees apply. From these launches you can also enjoy the still waters and remote wildlife by doing some paddling.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE ARE SEVERAL DIFFERENT TYPES OF BOAT LAUNCHES:

  • Hard surface or concrete ramp site affords float-off and float-on launching for most trailered boats.
  • Beach launch float-off or float-on trailered boat capability.
  • Some 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 with no trailer capacity. Boats must be hand carried to the water.

BOATERS AND ANGLERS, PLEASE REMEMBER THAT YOU CAN HELP PREVENT THE SPREAD OF UNWANTED AQUATIC PLANT AND ANIMAL SPECIES BY FOLLOWING THESE GUIDELINES:

  • Remove all mud and aquatic plants from all gear, boats, motors and trailers before departing from your boating location.
  • Drain all water including bilges, live wells, and bait tanks before departing from your fishing location.
  • Do not transport fish from one body of water to another.
  • Do not release unused bait into a body of water.
  • Do not dispose of fish carcasses or by-products in any body of water.
  • Learn the proper Clean, Drain, Dry technique after boating from our friends at the Lake George Association and do your part in protecting the Adirondack Park against the threat of invasive species.

Browse our Boat Launch listings and find the perfect place to start your day on an Adirondack Lake!

Leave No Trace

The magic of the Adirondacks is the result of previous generations taking a long view and protecting the mountains, lakes, and rivers within the Blue Line. That tradition continues today as we support and encourage everyone to practice Leave No Trace ethics, which help protect the lands and waters of the Adirondacks.

Learn the Seven Principles of Leave No Trace

Off of Route 28 within the Hamlet of Inlet...
Route 28
Inlet
13360
Within the Eight Lake Public Campground and...
Route 28
Inlet
13360
Lewey Lake campsite is a remotely located DEC...
Route 30
Speculator
12164
The Seventh Lake Beach Launch is located...
Route 28
Inlet
13360
Boat Launches Directions to Access Points:...
Route 28N
Newcomb
12852
This launch is located at the Lake Eaton...
Route 30
Long Lake
12847
This hard surface boat launch and public dock...
Route 28
Raquette Lake
13436
Motor boats, rowboats, and canoes allowed....
1365 County Route 24
Piseco
12139
Park This large picnic area is on the shore...
Petrie Road
Inlet
13360
A hard surface boat launch on Limekiln Lake...
Route 28
Inlet
13360
Boating A 0.75-mile section of trail to Mud...
Kickerville Road
Indian Lake
12842
Boating A nice parking area and boat launch...
Route 28
Inlet
13360
Boat Launch Located within the Hamlet of Long...
Dock Road
Long Lake
12847
Camping A fully accessible wilderness area...
Route 30
Long Lake
12847
This is the largest natural lake in the...
Route 28
Raquette Lake
13436
Little Sand Point Campground is a family...
County Route 24, Old Piseco Road
Piseco
12139
Boating The Sacandaga Lake boat launch is...
Page Street
Lake Pleasant
12108
The Indian Lake Island Campsite boasts one of...
State Route 30
Sabael
12864
The 2018 season was marked by historic low...
Route 30
Raquette Lake
13436
On the shores of Raquette Lake sits the...
Route 28
Raquette Lake
13436
There are three DEC camp sites with boat...
Motors are not allowed on Brown Tract Pond...
Uncas Road
Raquette Lake
13436
A hard surface ramp suitable for trailer ...
Route 28
Blue Mountain Lake
12812
This new boat ramp is located within the DEC...
Page Street
Speculator
12164
There are three public campgrounds on Piseco...
Old Piseco Road
Piseco
12139
There is an unpaved launch in Speculator on...
Route 30
Speculator
12164

Blue Mountain Lake Boat Livery

3429 State Route 28
Blue Mountain Lake
12812
(518) 352-7351

Lake Pleasant Marine

2650 State Route 8
Lake Pleasant
12108
(518) 548-7711

Bird's Marina

177 NY-28
Raquette Lake
13436
(315) 354-4441

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