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Otsego Lake Public Boat Launch

Access: in the Village of Cooperstown off Lake Steet ("Fish Road Boat Launch") on south end of lake and at Glimmerglass State Park car top launches only on the opposite end of the lake.

The Village public boat launch is open 5 am to 7:30 pm, $10 single boat fee. Multiple launch passes are also available.

Boats must be clean of vegetation, will be inspected. On-site vehicle parking limited (including trailers). Additional parking available at the Trolley Lots.

Regarding boat launch passes in Village of Cooperstown on Otsego Lake (day - seasonal) call (607) 547 - 2411 Monday - Friday 8am - 4pm.

Visit the website to find other public launches in Otsego County.

Note that our community is active in the research and mitigation of Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) affecting our nation's waters. For more information on how to keep yourself and your pets safe, click here.


We strongly advise that you check business websites or call ahead for the most up-to-date information on possible limited hours and whether reservations are necessary or not. 

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