Boat Launch

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. In addition, the park has a public campsite, click here to learn more. 

Boat Launch Hours - 6am - Dusk, daily

Boat Launch Rates

  • $10.00 per launch
  • Seniors (62 & up)  - Mondays-Thursdays - $4.00 per launch
  • Season Boat Launch Pass - $100 per trailer
    Season Boat Launch Passes are also valid at Onondaga Lake Park Marina

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) 676-7366 or

Boating in New York
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.

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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