Boat Launches in Marine Waters
If you trailer a boat on Long Island and are looking for new areas to launch, DEC has assembled a listing of boat ramps located in Nassau and Suffolk Counties for your reference. The facilities are separated by town.
The guides provide information on ramp location, description, jurisdiction, contact number, adjacent body of water, parking and any additional amenities (e.g. pumpout, washdown, rest rooms, dock). Note that most ramps require a seasonal permit or a day use fee. There may also be vessel size restrictions depending on the facility. Ramps maintained by NYSDEC are free for all residents of New York State. For the most current information regarding any particular ramp please call the contact phone number given in the guide.
A town locator map is provided below to help you select the launching area you are interested in. Select the body of water you are interested in and locate the towns that are near the body of water.
Ramp Guide for Long Island Region: Nassau and Suffolk Counties
The complete document listing all the facilities for the launching of trailered boats into the marine waters of Nassau and Suffolk Counties is below. In his document are the locator map and thirteen town maps and information tables. This complete guide is a very large file and may take a long time to download. If you wish to find ramp information for an individual town, please refer to the the individual town guides further down this page.
Ramp Guides Available by Town
The following are parts of the above ramp guide separated by town. These guides are smaller documents and may download more quickly than the whole guide. Just choose the particular area from where you wish to launch.
Part 1 - Town of Babylon Boat Ramps (PDF)
Part 2 - Town of Brookhaven Boat Ramps (PDF)
Part 4 - Town of Hempstead Boat Ramps (PDF)
Part 5 - Town of Huntington Boat Ramps (PDF)
Part 6 - Town of Islip Boat Ramps (PDF)
Part 8 - Town of Oyster Bay Boat Ramps (PDF)
Part 9 - Town of Riverhead Boat Ramps (PDF)
Part 10 - Town of Shelter Island Boat Ramps (PDF)
Part 11 - Town of Smithtown Boat Ramps (PDF)
Part 12 - Town of Southampton Boat Ramps (PDF)
Part 13 - Town of Southold Boat Ramps (PDF)