Onondaga County Parks


Oneida Shores Boat Launch offers the most accessible route to New York State's largest inland lake. Less than a mile off I81 in Brewerton, the paved launch provides multiple entry ramps for boats of all sizes, ample parking nearby, picnic facilities, rest rooms and ranger patrols.

Season Boat Launch passes, good at both Oneida Shores and Onondaga Lake Park. Click here to download an application.

For information on boating rules and regulations and a current schedule of boater safety classes, go to the New York State Parks Boating Education page.

Boat Launch Rates
Boat Launch $10/launch
Boat Launch ~ Weekdays for Seniors $4.00/launch
Boat Launch ~ Honor Box ~ October-April $5.00/launch
Personal Water Craft Launch $10/launch
Boat Launch Overnight Parking $10, in addition to launch fee. Free if camping overnight.
Season Launch Rates
Boat/Personal Water Craft Launch $100 per trailer
Boat passes are also good at Onondaga Lake Park Marina.

During your visit to Onondaga County Parks, you may be photographed, videotaped, or filmed by Onondaga County Parks or authorized parties. Your attendance/admission serves as permission for use of these images by Onondaga County Parks. Commercial photography or filming is prohibited without permission of Onondaga County Parks.