Boat Launch/Marina

Boat Launch Rates

Daily Boats/Personal Water Craft

$10 (Payable at the Vine Street gate pay station.) Pay station accepts exact change or credit card (Visa/Mastercard/Discover).

Daily Seniors 62+

$4 Mondays-Thursdays
$10 Fridays-Sundays & Holidays
(Payable at the Vine Street gate pay station.) Pay station accepts exact change or credit card (Visa/Mastercard/Discover).

Season Boat Launch Pass

$100 per trailer, valid April 15-October 31 at both Onondaga Lake Park & Oneida Shores Park for Boats & Personal Water Craft

SAVE Time & Money...Purchase a 2024 Season Boat Launch Pass online! 
From a desktop or mobile device, create a new* account, submit payment and complete the vehicle registration form (link will be on your emailed receipt) all within minutes. 

Your pass will be mailed, within 3 business days, upon receiving payment & completed vehicle registration form. 

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Click here for the rules & regulations of boat launch use.

Prefer to mail or drop off payment, click here for application.

*Please note: We are utilizing a new system this year so your login from last year will not work, 
you will need to create a new one.

Questions? Contact us at (315) 453-6712 or
Oneida Shores Questions?
 Contact us at (315) 676-7366

The entrance to the Onondaga Lake Park Marina is located at 99 Vine Street, Liverpool. Click here for directions using Google Maps.

Hail on Channel 16
GPS Coordinates: 
Latitude: 43˚ 06’ 11’’
Longitude: -76˚ 12’ 37”

The Marina offers a paved public boat launch on Onondaga Lake. It operates sunrise to sunset daily April 15 - October 31. Parking space is available for trailers and vehicles at the marina parking lot. Daily and seasonal launch permits are available from the launch attendant. Season Boat Launch passes are valid for both Onondaga Lake Park and Oneida Shores Park.

During the off season, November 1-April 14, all users must pay $10 per launch. Please note, launching at this time is at your own risk. There are no navigation beacons or markers in place, there is no staff on duty, the area may not be plowed or salted and the launch could freeze over at any time.

Click here for more information about the NYS DEC Onondaga Lake Boat Launch Site.

Spend a night or the summer at beautiful Onondaga Lake Park Marina. The Marina can accommodate a variety of boats and we offer the only transient dockage on Onondaga Lake. Pump out services, restroom and showers are available. Reservations may be made in advance.

Download the Marina application and map »

Marina Rates

Electric & Water 

$40/foot, $1140 minimum

B&C Walls (no electric & water) 

$35/foot, $690 minimum

Overnight or Day Use 

$25/night + $8 for power & water

Pump Out

$5 per occurence

For more information about the Marina or Boat Launch during the in-season, April 15-October 31, call (315) 453-6721, (315) 952-1647 or (315) 952-1649 or email

During the off-season, November 1-April 14, call (315) 453-6712 or email

For information about the Oneida Shores Boat Launch call (315) 676-7366 or email

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


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.

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