Great Island Boat Launch

Old Lyme

An aerial view of the Great Island boat launch.

Site Sketch of the Great Island Boat Launch

Type: Trailered
Season: Year round
Address: 99 Smith Neck Road, Old Lyme
Directions: Route 156, south to end of Smith Neck Road and Great Island Wildlife Area.
Regulations:

(A) A 25 MPH nighttime speed limit from 1/2 hour after sunset until 1/2 hour before sunrise on all days of the year.

(B) A 30 MPH limit from 1/2 hour before sunrise to 1/2 hour after sunset on Saturdays and Sundays from the Saturday preceeding Memorial Day to the Sunday preceding Labor Day inclusive and on Memorial Day, Independence Day and Labor Day.

(C) A 45 MPH limit, from 1/2 hour before sunrise to 1/2 hour after sunset, Monday through Friday, inclusive, during all seasons, and on Saturdays and Sundays from the Saturday following Labor Day to the Friday preceding Memorial Day.

Docks: None
Toilets: Chemical (Seasonal)
Parking Spaces: 35
Parking Surface: Paved
Access Road Surface: Paved
Ramp Surface: Paved
ADA Accessible: No
Additional Info:

Shallow at low tide.

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

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The entrance to the Great Island boat launch.
Entrance

The access road to the Great Island boat launch.
Access Road

The turning area of the Great Island boat launch.
Turning Area

The ramp of the Great Island boat launch.
Ramp

The parking area for the Great Island boat launch.
Parking

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Content Last Updated on August 27, 2021.