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Lake Zoar Boat Launch

Southbury 

 

The Lake Zoar navigable channel under the Rochambeau Bridge is open to marine traffic. For more info: Construction Update

Health Alert

Algae blooms are in this area. Keep children and pets away.
Water may be green, blue, brown, red or cloudy. A thick foam or mat may be on the surface at or near shorelinel. AVOID DIRECT CONTACT WITH TAINTED WATER.
For more information visit:
Blue Green Algae (Cyanobacteria)

 

 

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 September 17, 2021