DEEP: Housatonic River Boat Launch

Housatonic River Boat Launch
Milford

NEW!- The opening of the launch will be delayed until the Fall of  2017.

{A view from the Housatonic River boat launch.}

Site Sketch of the Housatonic River Boat Launch (PDF)

Type: Trailered
Season: Year round
Directions: I-95, Exit 34. Turn west on Route 1 then north on Naugatuck Avenue. Launch is on the left.
Regulations:
No person shall operate a motorboat in excess of Slow No Wake:
(A) When passing marinas, yacht clubs, fuel docks, anchorages and docks, boat launches and congested areas.
(B) Within the following specific areas:
  1. The area bounded by a point five hundred feet upstream from navigation aid #4 and bounded southerly by a point five hundred feet downstream from navigation aid #3;
  2. the channel east of Nells Island and all channels, creeks or waterways within the Charles E. Wheeler Wildlife Management Area, including Nells Island; 
  3. the area bounded northerly by the Devon railroad bridge between Milford and Stratford and bounded southerly by navigation aid #14; and
  4. the area bounded northerly by the northermost tip of Wooster Island and bounded southerly by the southermost tip of Wooster Island.
Docks: Floating Wood
Toilets: Chemical (Seasonal)
Parking Spaces: 80
Parking Surface: Paved
Access Road Surface: Paved
Ramp Surface: Concrete Plank
ADA Accessible: Yes
Additional Info:
Schedule of Marine Events and Fishing Tournaments (Note: tournaments are not open to the general public)

Boat Launches in Connecticut

Content Last Updated on June 1, 2017.