DEEP: Housatonic River Boat Launch

Housatonic River Boat Launch

The launch will be closed until late Fall of 2018 due to the bridge replacement project and the renovation of the boat launch.

{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.
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 25, 2018.