Boat Launches

If you like water, you will LOVE what Schuyler County has to offer! Looking for a place to put your boat in the water? There are several options in the area:

► Clute Park Boat Launch

Address: 155 S. Clute Park Drive, Watkins Glen, NY 14891

Phone: (607) 535-2751 • Website

Access Seneca Lake from the Seneca-Cayuga Canal just blocks from downtown Watkins Glen. Parking is $5. Clute Park also offers camping, a playground, swimming, picnic facilities, charcoal grills, and a community center.

Frog Hollow Marina

Address: 40 Fairgrounds Lane, Watkins Glen, NY 14891

Phone: (607) 535-2671 • Website

Located on the Seneca-Cayuga Canal on the east side of the village of Watkins Glen, Frog Hollow Marina offers service, storage, and slips for boats. Their boat launch is available to the public for $10.

Montour Falls Marina

Address: 97 Marina Drive, Montour Falls, NY 14865

Phone: (607) 210-4124 • Website

This municipal marina offers boat slips, camping, and pavillions available to rent. Call the marina for more information on rentals. The cost to launch your boat is $5.

► Smith Park

Address: 5303 Park Avenue, Hector, NY 14841

Phone: (607) 546-4467 • Website

Smith Park in Hector is less than a 15 minute drive from Watkins Glen. Located on the east side of Seneca Lake, this picturesque park offers camping, picnicking, swimming on a sand beach, pavilion rentals, and a boat launch! Parking is free,  it costs $5 to launch your boat or you can purchase a season pass for $35.

Village Marina

Address: 2 Seneca Harbor, Watkins Glen, NY 14891

Phone Number: (607) 535-7910 • Website

The Village Marina is located directly on the southern shore of Seneca Lake in the village of Watkins Glen. They offer seasonal slips, transient docking for vessels up to 30 feet, winter and summer storage, as well as a public boat launch. The cost for non-tenants to launch is $4.