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Maine public boat ramps to launch in ocean, rivers and lakes

Ocean coves, inland lakes, and mountain lakes for boating and paddling are well-served by hundreds of boat ramps in Maine.

Maine Tide Charts

Moosehead Lake, Lily Bay

Dunn Point Road, Lily Bay State Park Greenville, ME Phone:

Trailered boats. Restroom.

Rockport Harbor

High Street Rockport, ME Phone:

Trailer parking. No restroom. Managed by Town of Rockland. Information: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands, 207-287-4952.

Pennamaquam River

Garnet Head Road Pembroke, ME Phone:

Trailer parking. No restroom. Managed by Town of Pembroke. Information: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands, 207-287-4952.

Kennebec River (Augusta)

Arsenal Street Augusta, ME Phone:

Landing facility only; no launching facilities. No restroom. Managed by Town of Augusta. Information: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands, 207-287-4952.

Casco Bay (Portland)

Island Avenue on Peaks Island Portland, ME Phone:

Trailer parking. Information: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands, 207-287-4952.

Basin Point

Basin Point at Basin Point Road Harpswell, ME Phone:

Landing facility only; no launching facilities. Restroom available. Managed by Department of Conservation. Information: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands, 207-287-4952.

Brassua Lake

Jackman Road Rockwood, ME Phone:

Trailered boats. No restroom. Managed by Central Maine Power Company.

Penobscot River (Frankfort)

South Main Street Frankfort, ME Phone:

Trailer parking. No restroom. Managed by Town of Frankfort. Information: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands, 207-287-4952.

Searsport Harbor

Norris Street Searsport, ME Phone:

Trailer parking. No restroom. Managed by Town of Searsport. Information: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands, 207-287-4952.

Wells Harbor

Harbor Road Wells, ME Phone:

Trailer parking. Restroom available. Managed by Town of Wells. Information: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands, 207-287-4952.

Seal Cove

Seal Cove Drive West Bath, ME Phone:

Information: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands, 207-287-4952.

Moosehead Lake, Spencer Bay

Spencer Bay Road Greenville, ME Phone:

Trailered boats. No restroom. Managed by state Department of Conservation, 207-287-4952.

Scarborough River at Pine Point

King Street Scarborough, ME Phone:

Trailer parking. No restroom. Managed by Town of Scarborough. Information: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands, 207-287-4952.

Kennebec River (Phippsburg)

Fiddlers Reach Road Phippsburg, ME Phone:

Trailer parking. Restroom available. Managed by Department of Conservation. Information: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands, 207-287-4952.

Whiting Bay

South Edmunds Road Edmunds, ME Phone:

Trailer parking. Restroom available. Managed by Washington County. Information: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands, 207-287-4952.

Machias River (Machiasport)

Rim Road Machiasport, ME Phone:

Trailer ramp. No restroom. Managed by Town of Machiasport. Information: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands, 207-287-4952.

First Roach Pond

Sias Hill Road Frenchtown, ME Phone:

Trailed boats. No restroom. Managed by Maine Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife.

Belfast Bay

Miller Street Belfast Bay, ME Phone:

Trailer ramp. No restroom. Managed by Town of Belfast. Information: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands, 207-287-4952.

Moosehead Lake (Rockwood)

Rockwood Road Rockwood, ME Phone:

Trailered boats. Restrooms. Managed by state Department of Conservation, 207-287-4952

Port Clyde Harbor

Port Clyde Road Tenants Harbor, ME Phone:

Trailer parking. No restroom. Managed by Town of St. George. Information: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands, 207-287-4952.

Penobscot River (Bangor)

Indian Trail Lane Bangor, ME Phone:

Landing facility only; no launching facilities. Restroom available. Managed by Town of Bangor. Information: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands, 207-287-4952.

Kennebec River (Gardiner)

Central and Water streets Gardiner, ME Phone:

Trailer parking. No restroom. Managed by Town of Gardiner. Information: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands, 207-287-4952.

Sawyer Cove

School Street Jonesport, ME Phone:

Trailer parking. No restroom. Managed by Department of Conservation. Information: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands, 207-287-4952.

Blue Hill Harbor

Parker Point Road Blue Hill, ME Phone:

Trailer ramp. No restroom. Managed by Town of Blue Hill. Information: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands, 207-287-4952.

Churchill (Heron) Lake

Churchill Dam Road Churchill, ME Phone:

Carry in for small watercraft only. No restroom. Managed by state Department of Conservation.

Penobscot River (South Orrington)

Mill Creek Road South Orrington, ME Phone:

Trailer parking. No restroom. Managed by Town of Department of Conservation. Information: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands, 207-287-4952.

Northern Bay

Bridges Point Road South Penobscot, ME Phone:

Trailer parking. No restroom. Managed by Town of Penobscot. Information: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands, 207-287-4952.

Frenchman Bay

Bay Road Lamoine, ME Phone:

Trailer parking. Restroom available. Managed by Town of Lamoine. Information: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands, 207-287-4952.

Casco Bay (South Harpswell)

Potts Point at Harpswell Neck Road South Harpswell, ME Phone:

Trailer parking. Information: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands, 207-287-4952.

Bass Harbor

Bernard Road Tremont, ME Phone:

Trailer ramp. Restroom available. Managed by Town of Tremont. Information: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands, 207-287-4952.

Snowshoe Lake

Snowshoe Road Millinocket, ME Phone:

Trailered boats. No restroom. Managed by Maine Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife

Saco River

Main Street Saco, ME Phone:

Trailer parking. No restroom. Information: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands, 207-287-4952.

Kennebec River

Washington Street Bath, ME Phone:

Trailer parking. Managed by Town of Bath. Information: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands, 207-287-4952.

Deer Isle Thoroughfare

Ocean Street Stonington, ME Phone:

Trailer parking. No restroom. Managed by Town of Stonington. Information: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands, 207-287-4952.

Back River (Boothbay)

Barters Island Road Boothbay, ME Phone:

Trailer ramp. No restroom. Managed by Town of Boothbay. Information: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands, 207-287-4952.

Nonesuch River

Nonesuch Cove Road Scarborough, ME Phone:

Trailer parking. Restroom available. Managed by Department of Conservation. Information: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands, 207-287-4952.

Union River

Water Street Ellsworth, ME Phone:

Trailer parking.Restroom available. Managed by Town of Ellsworth. Information: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands, 207-287-4952.

Plains Road and Maine Street Poland Spring, ME, 04274 Phone: 207-998-4104

Fresh water swimming and boat launch

A boat launch on this lake accommodates boats with motors up to 10 horsepower. See full description of Range Ponds State Park.

Meduncook River

Wadsworth Point Road Friendship, ME Phone:

Trailer parking. No restroom. Managed by Town of Vinalhaven. Information: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands, 207-287-4952.

Alley Bay

Old House Point Road Jonesport, ME Phone:

Trailer ramp. No restroom. Managed by Town of Beals. Information: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands, 207-287-4952.

Moosehead Lake, Northeast Cove

Northeast Carry Road Greenville, ME Phone:

Carry in for small watercraft only. No restroom. Managed by state Department of Conservation, 207-287-4952.

Scarborough River at Ferry Beach

Black Rock Road Scarborough, ME Phone:

Trailer parking. No restroom. Managed by Town of Scarborough. Information: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands, 207-287-4952.

Kennebec River (Richmond)

Main Street Richmond, ME Phone:

Trailer parking. No restroom. Managed by Town of Richmond. Information: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands, 207-287-4952.

Damariscotta River

Main Street / Route 1 Damariscotta, ME Phone:

Trailer parking. No restroom. Managed by Town of Damariscotta. Information: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands, 207-287-4952.

Burnt Coat Harbor

Minturn Road Swans Island, ME Phone:

Trailer ramp. No restroom. Managed by Town of Swans Island. Information: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands, 207-287-4952.

Lake Onewa

Onewa Road Millinocket, ME Phone:

Trailered boats. No restroom. Managed by Maine Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife.

Penobscot River (Stockton Springs)

Cape Jellison Road Stockton Springs, ME Phone:

Landing facility only; no launching facilities. No restroom. Managed by Department of Conservation. Information: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands, 207-287-4952.

Pemaquid River

Murray Hill Road and North School Street East Boothbay, ME Phone:

Trailer parking. No restroom. Managed by Department of Conservation. Information: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands, 207-287-4952.

Kennebec River (Hallowell)

Central Street Hallowell, ME Phone:

Trailer parking. Restroom available. Managed by Town of Augusta. Information: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands, 207-287-4952.

Casco Bay (South Portland)

Preble Street South Portland, ME Phone:

Trailer parking. No restroom. Managed by City of Portland. Information: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands, 207-287-4952.

Androscoggin River

Water Street Brunswick, ME Phone:

Trailer ramp. No restroom. Managed by Town of Brunswick. Information: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands, 207-287-4952.

Allagash River

Inn Road Allagash, ME Phone:

Carry in for small watercraft only. No restroom. Managed by Town of Allagash.

Union River Bay

Newbury Neck Road Surry, ME Phone:

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Trailer parking. No restroom. Managed by Town of Surry. Information: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands, 207-287-4952.

Camden Harbor / Eaton Point

Atlantic Avenue Camden, ME Phone:

Trailer parking. Information: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands, 207-287-4952.

Southwest Harbor

Shore Road Southwest Harbor, ME Phone:

Trailer parking. No restroom. Managed by Town of Southwest Harbor. Information: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands, 207-287-4952.

Frenchman Bay - Bar Harbor

West Street and Main Street Bar Harbor, ME Phone:

Trailer parking, No restroom. Managed by Town of Bar Harbor. Information: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands, 207-287-4952.

Grand Lake Stream Road Princeton, ME Phone: 207-796-2100

The Community Forest protects 71 miles of undeveloped lakeshore and the surrounding watershed. Boat landings within the Community Forest are on on Wabassus Lake, Fourth Machias Lake, and Sysladobsis Lake. Accessible by hand-carry or light trailer boat access, not for heavy or deep-draft boats on trailers.
Hand-carry access is available to the two Getchell Lakes. Woodland Pulp manages the boat access to Pocumcus Lake at Elsemore Landing, next to the Community Forest, and the improved boat ramp at the outlet of West Grand Lake in Grand Lake Stream.
Directions: From points south: Take I-95 North to near Bangor; take I-395 to Route 9 East (or to Route 1A South to Route 46 North to Route 9); take Route 9 East to Baileyville (or to Alexander, left on South Princeton Rd to Route 1 North); take Route 1 North through Princeton into Indian Township; turn left on the Grand Lake Stream Road. Drive about 10 miles into the village.

Penobscot River (Verona)

Bridge Street / Route 3 Verona, ME Phone:

Trailer parking. No restroom. Managed by Department of Conservation. Information: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands, 207-287-4952.

Passamaquoddy Bay

Gleason Point Road Perry, ME Phone:

Trailer parking. No restroom. Managed by Passamaquoddy Tribe. Information: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands, 207-287-4952.

Frenchman Bay - Hodgkins Lane

Hodgkins Lane Lamoine, ME Phone:

Trailer parking. Restroom available. Managed by Department of Conservation. Information: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands, 207-287-4952.

Casco Bay

Foreside Road Falmouth, ME Phone:

Trailer parking. No restroom. Managed by City of Portland. Information: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands, 207-287-4952.

Buttermilk Cove

Off Bull Rock Road West Bath, ME Phone:

Trailer parking. No restroom. Managed by Department of Conservation. Information: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands, 207-287-4952.

Allagash Lake

Off Narow Pond Road Greenville, ME Phone:

Carry in for small watercraft only. No restroom. Managed by state Department of Conservation, 207-287-4952

299 Center Hill Rd Weld, ME Phone: 207-585-2347

Fresh-water swimming and boating on Webb Lake

Webb Lake, within this large state park, has a boat launch and offers boat rentals. See full description of Mount Blue State Park

Saco River (Biddeford)

Marblehead Lane Biddeford, ME Phone:

Trailer parking. Managed by Department of Conservation. Information: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands, 207-287-4952.

Machias River

Main Street Machias, ME Phone:

Trailer parking. No restroom. Managed by Town of Machias. Information: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands, 207-287-4952.

Cape Split Harbor

Pound Road South Addison, ME Phone:

Trailer parking. Restroom available. Managed by Town of Addison. Information: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands, 207-287-4952.

Back River

Ferry Road Westport Island, ME Phone:

Trailer ramp. No restroom. Managed by Town of Westport Island. Information: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands, 207-287-4952.

Moosehead Lake (Greenville)

End of Dyer Road Greenville, ME Phone:

Trailered boats. Restrooms. Managed by Town of Greenville.

Rockland Harbor

Park Street at Main Street Rockland, ME Phone:

Trailer parking. Managed by Town of Rockland. Information: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands, 207-287-4952.

Penobscot Bay

Perkins Lane Brooksville, ME Phone:

Landing facility only; no launching facilities. No restroom. Managed by the Department of Conservation. Information: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands, 207-287-4952.

Kennebec River (Bath)

Marshall Street Bath, ME Phone:

Landing facility only; no launching facilities. Restroom available. Managed by Town of Bath. Information: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands, 207-287-4952.

Royal River

Harborview Drive Yarmouth, ME Phone:

Trailer parking. Information: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands, 207-287-4952.

Blue Hill Bay

Falls Bridge Road South Blue Hill, ME Phone:

Trailer ramp. No restroom. Managed by Town of Blue Hill. Information: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands, 207-287-4952.

Chamberlain Lake

Telos Road Millinocket, ME Phone:

Trailered boats. Restroom. Managed by state Department of Conservation.

Penobscot River (Hampden)

Dudley Street Hampden, ME Phone:

Trailer parking. Restroom available. Managed by Town of Hampden. Information: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands, 207-287-4952.