These Adirondack lakes are ideal for boating. Luckily, launching your boat in the Lake George Area is a fast and easy process. This streamlined approach leads to one thing – you spending more time on the water.

Boating is a Summertime Tradition

When you tow your boat to the Lake George Area you need to get it on the lake. Local marinas make launching your boat fast and easy so you can get to boating, fishing, and swimming. Tow your boat to a public boat launch, back it down the ramp, and your boat is afloat. Most launches have helpful dock attendants available to make sure you don’t damage your boat or anything else during the process. On Lake George, boats must be screened for invasive species before they’re launched. Boats must be launched at state sites so this efficient check can take place. When the days of fun in the sun are over, cruise back to the launch and pull your boat. If you don’t have your own boat, no sweat. There are boat rental marinas all over the Lake George Area ready to get you on the water.

Boat Regulations

All vessels 18' or longer, or any vessel mechanically propelled by a motor 10 horsepower or greater, must register with the Lake George Park Commission and display a registration decal.

Registration may be purchased annually, for week, or a day at any of the vendors and marinas listed through the Lake George Park Commission.

For registration fees and a downloadable registration form: Boat Registration Information

For Lake George Boating Regulations: Special Navigation Rules

Hudson River Park

Boat launch, playground, basketball, softball, picnic shelter, fishing. This public boat launch, located at the end of Big Boom Road (exit 18), has a couple docks and some shoreline available within walking distance. Though not a trout area, expect to catch your share of sunfish, bass, pike, and perch. SWIMMING PROHIBITED. Leashed dogs are welcome. Parking, portable restroom.

Beckley's Marina

Experience Lake George the way it was meant to be at Beckley's Marina! Beckley's Marina is a great place to stop for gasoline, to launch your boat, or to grab supplies for your day on the lake! Fill up the gas tank and then head into our Ship Store for firewood, worms, snacks, ice, clothing, bug spray, suntan lotion, and more!

Lake George Beach

Million Dollar Beach

Loon Lake Public Beach

Cool off in Loon Lake at the public beach! Loon Lake Town Beach is a well-maintained, recently-renovated sand beach with a small swimming area. The shallow and deep zones are marked and a raft floats in the deep section. There are also benches, a grassy picnic area, and small boat launch for non-motorized vessels.

Lens Lake

Picnic.

Bridge at Raparius Launch Site

Rt 8, Public launch. Cartop only. On the Hudson River.

East Schroon River Road Launch Site- Warrensburg

Exit 23, Rt 35 to East Schroon River Rd to launch at County Home Bridge. Public launch, parking, cartop only. On the Schroon River.

Lake Avenue Park

Boat launch for cartop, non motorized boats; on-site parking.

Hague Town Beach Park

Swim in Lake George at Hague Town Beach Park! Swim in Lake George, lounge on the beach, or play on the playground at this public park! Guests to the park can also use the public boat launch for a small fee. Enjoy picnic areas and restrooms.

Veterans Memorial Park

Swim in the sun on Lake George at Veterans Memorial Park! Have fun in the sun at Veterans Memorial Park, a public park in the heart of Bolton Landing. Swim in the shallow swimming area or lounge on the sandy beach. Play basketball, hang on the docks, and enjoy picnic tables & grills, a playground, and a pavilion. The beach is open daily throughout the summer with lifeguards present.

Feeder Dam Boat Launch

Exit 18, 1/2 mi E, R on Richardson St, 1 mi to Hudson River launch. Parking, cartop only.

Warren County Nature Trail & Nordic Ski System

Easy-to-expert hiking, snowshoeing, and cross-country skiing trails on the banks of the Hudson River.