Stoddard Hill Boat Launch


A view from the Stoddard Hill boat launch.

Site Sketch of the Stoddard Hill Boat Launch

Type: Car Top/Carry-In
Season: Year round
Address: 1942 Rte. 12, Ledyard
Directions: In Stoddard Hill State Park. West side of Route 12 in Ledyard. East side of Thames River.
Regulations: On the Thames River, 6 MPH limit within 200 feet of any dock, pier or wharf. Use of a vessel under power prohibited within 200 feet of a bathing beach or area or bathing raft or float in New London. Dead slow speed permitted through entrance to Alewife Cove and to moorings in New London. No boats within 350 feet of bathing beach.
Fishing Regulations: Saltwater Fishing Guide ( / Freshwater Fishing Guide (
Docks: None
Toilets: None
Parking Spaces: 20
Parking Surface: Paved
Access Road Surface: Paved
Ramp Surface: Recycled Pavement
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 Stoddard Hill boat launch.

The access road to the Stoddard Hill boat launch.
Access Road

The turning area and parking of the Stoddard Hill boat launch.
Turning Area & Parking

The ramp of the Stoddard Hill boat launch.

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Content Last Updated on January 31, 2023