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

Wayside Beach

Spend an afternoon at this quaint beach on Lake Luzerne! Bring a picnic lunch and cooler to this quaint and quiet beach. The kids can swim while you launch your canoe, kayak, or small motor boat. This beach has a large parking lot and is absolutely free!

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!

Fischer's Marina

Rent a boat on the east side of Lake George from Fischer's Marina! Fischer's Marina is a full-service marina offering 19 foot, six passenger outboards, 22 to 25 foot pontoon boats that seat 13 to 15 passengers, or 10 passenger deck boats for rent. Rentals from Fischer's are for a minimum of three days. Don't forget to include a tube with your rental!

Brant Lake Public Boat Launch

Access Brant Lake from this public boat launch! The Brant Lake Public Boat Launch is a free launch on Brant Lake. It is a hard-surface ramp with parking for about 11 vehicles and trailers. There is designated-accessible parking, an accessible privy, and a path to loading dock parking.

Million Dollar Beach Boat Launch

Access southern Lake George from the boat launch next to Million Dollar Beach! This Lake George boat launch, boat inspection station, and free boat wash station is located at Million Dollar Beach. It has a hard-surface ramp. Boats must be inspected for invasive species before being permitted to launch.

East River Drive State Boat Launch

Access the Hudson River from the town of Lake Luzerne! This public, hard-surface launch ramp is located on the Hudson River in the town of Lake Luzerne. This launch has ample parking for about 30 cars and trailers.

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.

Lake Avenue Park

Hideaway on the beach at Lake Avenue Park! Lake Avenue Park includes a small, hidden public beach on Lake George. Visitors to the park can swim and take advantage of a boat launch for cartop, non-motorized vessels. The beach includes a children's wading area, benches, interpretive plantings, and on-site parking.

Castaway Marina

Join Castaway Marina at their marina or showroom for everything boating! Castaway Marina is a one-stop shop for complete care of your boat, year-round. At our Lake George Marina we offer expert servicing, trailer launching, dockage, storage, boat launching, an ethanol-free gas pump, a pump-out station, a ships store, and a pro shop.

Horicon Boat Launch

Access Schroon Lake from the Horicon Boat Launch! The Horicon Boat Launch is a hard-surface ramp with ample parking. This launch is the best way to access southern Schroon Lake! This is the largest public boat launch on Schroon Lake. The launch has two large loading docks.  

Norowal Marina

Launch your boat in Bolton Landing at Norowal Marina! Norowal Marina provides boat launch services for Lake George’s southern basin, the Narrows island chain. Norowal has a large launch ramp, seasonal docking space for over 40 boats, seven short-term docking spaces, over three acres of parking, dry summer storage, and extensive off-season storage space, all at competitive pricing.

Lake George Boat Company

Launch or rent a boat at Lake George Boat Company! Lake George Boat Company is conveniently located on the east side of Lake George in Cleverdale. Boaters can launch their boat or gas up at our docks. We also rent pontoon boats, bow riders, and fishing vessels! We offer complete service, emergency towing, dock space rentals, a pump-out station, winter storage, moorings, and dockage.