Lake Zoar Boat Launch

Southbury 

 

The Lake Zoar navigable channel under the Rochambeau Bridge  is scheduled to be closed to marine traffic between June 27 and July 8, 2022. The channel will be reopened during the Holiday  weekend (July 2 - July 4) as long as it is safe for the boating public. The channel will be closed again on July 5, 2022. 

 

Note:  Lake Zoar is subject to seasonal and periodic water level fluctuations

When available, additional information will be posted here or contact FirstLight Power Resources (FirstLight), the owner and operator of the Rocky River hydroelectric power station at (888-417-4837) for more information. 

A view from the Lake Zoar boat launch.

Site Sketch of the Lake Zoar Boat Launch    

Type: Trailered
Season: Year-round
Address: 210 Scout Road, Southbury * do not rely on Google Maps for directions
Directions:  I-84, Exit 14, go south on Lakeside Road, turn right on Lee Farm Drive at the four way intersection to Scout Road. Launch is at the end of Scout Road.
Lake Area: 909 Acres
Regulations: 45 MPH limit daytime, 25 MPH from 1/2 hour after sunset to 1/2 hour before sunrise; vessels are prohibited from approaching within 300 feet on upstream side or 700 feet on downstream side of Stevenson Dam.
Docks: Floating Wood (Seasonal)
Toilets: Chemical (Seasonal)
Parking Spaces: 60
Parking Surface: Paved/Gravel
Access Road Surface: Paved
Ramp Surface: Concrete Slab
ADA Accessible: Yes
Additional Info: Schedule of Fishing Tournaments and Marine Events (note: tournaments are not open to the public.)

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The entrance to the Lake Zoar boat launch.
Entrance

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

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

The ramp of the Lake Zoar boat launch.
Ramp

The parking area for the Lake Zoar boat launch.
Parking

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Content Last Updated May 19, 2022