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Lake Hayward Boat Launch

East Haddam

A view from the Hayward Lake boat launch.

Site Sketch of the Lake Hayward Boat Launch

Type: Trailered
Season: Year round
Address: 360 East Shore Drive, East Haddam
Directions: Route 11, Exit 6, west on Lake Hayward Road, left onto East Shore Drive. Launch is on the right.
Lake Area: 174 Acres
Regulations: Use of internal combustion engines prohibited.
Docks: None
Toilets: Chemical (Seasonal)
Parking Spaces: 5
Parking Surface: Dirt
Access Road Surface: Paved
Ramp Surface: Paved

ADA Accessible:

Additional Info:


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

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The entrance to the Hayward Lake boat launch.

The access road to the Hayward Lake boat launch.
Access Road

The turning area of the Hayward Lake boat launch.
Turning Area

The ramp of the Hayward Lake boat launch.

The parking area for the Hayward Lake boat launch.

Boat Launches in Connecticut

Content Last Updated on June 1, 2019.