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Water Activities in St. Lawrence County

Get out on the water and explore more than 200 rivers, ponds and lakes in St. Lawrence County. From boating, paddling, and swimming, to scuba diving and water sports, there's something fun for everyone.

Freshwater Fun

Splash and go, or just go with the flow!!

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Recreational boating is a treasured summer activity in St. Lawrence County. Cruise the mighty St. Lawrence River and enjoy the freshwater rivers and lakes.


Explore some of the best fishing New York has to offer in our rivers, lakes, bays, streams & reservoirs.

Beaches & Swimming

Relax at the beach, kick it at the sandbar, dip your toes in at the edge, or jump right in!


There are more than 200 rivers, ponds, and lakes in St. Lawrence County and also part of the Adirondack Park, which boasts more than 3,000.

Scuba Diving

The St. Lawrence River offers a variety of scuba diving sites from quite challenging to suitable for the novice.

Marinas and Boat Launches

Check out these popular marinas and boat launches throughout St. Lawrence County.

Where to Launch Your Boat

Check here for DEC Boat Launches throughout St. Lawrence County

**The list below is NOT comprehensive. Check with the DEC for facilities and boat launches in your area.


Little River Boat Launch

Park Street/County Route 27

Chippewa Bay

Aiken Marina

20 New Rd., Chippewa Bay, NY 13646

This Marina offers inside boat storage and repairs. Get a quote on their website today.


Sucker Lake Boat Launch

559-546 Sucker Lake Rd

This is a hand launch with a parking restriction of 5 cars. This launch is for electric motors only.


Blind Bay Marina

115 Blind Bay Rd., Hammond, NY 13646

This is a full service marina with gas, boat dockage, pontoon, fishing, ans tubing boat rentals. There is a full service grocery store located here as well as a Tiki Bar.

Lakeside Treasures & Marina

2675 County Rte 6, Hammond, NY 13646

They offer boat rentals and repairs, and have an antique shop on the premises.

Schermerhorn Harbor Marina

71 Schermerhorn Landing Rd Hammond, NY 13646

Cottage and boar rentals on site. General store, shuttle to Singer Castle, and restaurant.


Heuvelton Boat Launch

Lisbon Street, Heuvelton, NY 13654

This boat launch has free parking and picnic tables available.


Barnhart Island Marina

Beach Road Massena, NY 13662

This marina is located near the Barnhart Island Beach and Robert Moses State Park.

Hawkins Point Visitor Center

Robert Moses State Park, Massena, NY 13662

This is a hard surface boat launch with a parking restriction of 12 cars and trailers.

Massena Intake Boat Launch

1415 State Highway 131, Massena, NY 13662

This is a hard surface launch owned by the NYS Power Authority, with a parking restriction of 30 cars and trailers.


Jacques Cartier Boat Launch

Jacques Cartier State Park, Morristown, NY 13646

This is a hard surface launch with a parking restriction of 10 cars and trailers.

RiverWatch Marina

111 Main Street Morristown, NY 13664

Wrights Marina next door has food, drinks, supplies, repairs, pump-out services. Winter boat storage, RV, and car storage is available through the marina.


Piercefield Boat Launch

Adirondack Park, off of Route 3, Piercefield, NY 13664

This is an unimproved trailer launch with a parking restriction of 10 cars and trailers. There is an accessible fishing dock and overlook. There is also a picnic area here.


Hosmer's Marina & Smuggler's Cafe

54 East River Street Ogdensburg, NY 13669

Hosmer's Marina offers gas, docking, bait and tackle, and a restaurant with food for everyone.

Ogdensburg Municipal Marina

Isabella St. Ogdensburg, NY 13669

This marina has 71 slips, docks, a playground, tennis courts, a swimming pool, and a walking trail. The Marina is nearby the Frederick Remington Art Museum and other downtown businesses.

Patterson Street Boat Launch

50 Patterson St. Ogdensburg, NY 13669

Eel Weir State Park Boat Launch

424 Co Rd 4

This is a hard surface boat launch with a parking restriction of 55 cars and trailers.



Coles Creek Marina

Route 37 Waddington, NY 13694

This Marina offers gas, maintenance, a picnic area, a ship store, and water sport rentals.

Whittaker Park Boat Launch

Park Lane, Waddington, NY 13694

Brandy Brook Boat Launch

McGinnis Road, Waddington, NY 13694

This boat launch has a parking restriction of 10 cars and 10 trailers.

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