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Plentiful boat ramps serve New Haven Connecticut

East River Boat Launch

Location: Located on the east bank of the East River. Route 1, south on Neck Road approximately 2 miles. Launch entrance is on the right. Trailered. Open year round. No dock. Chemical toilets in season. Access road and parking lot are gravel. Concrete plank ramp. No disability access.

Wintergreen Lake Boat Launch

Location: Exit 60 off Route 15, south on Route 10, west on Benham Street, left onto Main Street, access on the right. Gravel road access, gravel ramp. Parking for 30 vehicles. No docks or toilets. No disability access.

Lake Housatonic Boat Launch

Location: Indian Well State Park on the western side of the lake, 2.5 miles northwest of Shelton, off Route 110. Trailered. Open April through September. Seasonal floating wood dock. Seasonal chemical toilets. Parking for 45 vehicles. Concrete plank ramp. No special disability regulations. Information: 203-735-4311.

Branford River Boat Launch

Location: Turn south off Route 1 onto Route 142 (Short Beach Road), then left on Stannard Avenue to Goodsell Point Road. Trailered. Open year round. Dock is fixed wood. Chemical toilets in season. Access road and parking lot are gravel. 50 parking spaces. No disability access.

Quonnipaug Lake Boat Launch

Location: At north end of lake just east off Route 77. Trailered. Open year round. Paved road access and ramp. Seasonal chemical toilets. Parking for 8 vehicles. No disability access.

Beseck Lake Boat Launch

Location: West side of Route 147 approximately 1.75 miles south of junction of Route 66 and Route 147.Trailered. Open year round. Paved parking access and ramp. Parking for 20. No docks, seasonal toilets. No disability access. Crowded on weekends. Shallow waters in northern end of lake.

Hammonassett Beach Boat Launch

Location: I-95, Exit 62. Go south off exit. At light go straight into Hammonasset Beach State Park then to Meigs Point. Car Top/Carry-In. Open year round. No dock. Chemical and flush toilets in season. Access road and parking lot are paved. 35 spaces. Ramp is sand. No disability access.

Housatonic River Boat Launch

Location: I-95, Exit 34. Turn west on Route 1 then north on Naugatuck Avenue. Launch is on the left. Trailered. Open year round. Docks are floating wood. Chemical toilets in season. Access road and parking lot are paved. 80 parking spaces. Concrete plank ramp. Disability access.