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Beach Pond Boat Launch

Voluntown

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A view from the Beach Pond boat launch. Site Sketch of the Beach Pond Boat Launch

Type: Trailered
Season: Year round
Address: 205 North Shore Road, Voluntown
Directions: On north side of pond. Route 165, north on Forge Hill Road, right on North Shore Road to the launch.
Lake Area: 393.3 Acres
Regulations: No water-skiing within 800 feet of the dam.
Docks: None
Toilets: Chemical (Seasonal)
Parking Spaces: 25
Parking Surface: Paved
Access Road Surface: Paved
Ramp Surface: Concrete Plank
ADA Accessible: No
Additional Info: Pachaug State Forest.

Schedule of Marine Events and Fishing Tournaments (Note: tournaments are not open to the general public)

Three parking spaces at the boat launch are designated for accessing the Blue Blazed Trail for hiking.  Once these spaces are full, no additional parking is allowed for hikers.  Hikers may not park in any spaces designed Fishing & Boating Access Only or Trailer Parking Only.  Violators may be subject to ticketing or towing.  Hikers should also be aware that leaving the Blue Blazed Trail and entering private property off the trail is not allowed.  Trespassing onto private property without landowner consent is illegal and violators may be subject to ticketing.

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The entrance to the Beach Pond boat launch.
Entrance

The access road to the Beach Pond boat launch.
Access Road

The turning area of the Beach Pond boat launch.
Turning Area

The ramp of the Beach Pond boat launch.
Ramp

The parking area for the Beach Pond boat launch.
Parking

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Content Last Updated on August 21, 2020.