Amos Lake Boat Launch


HYDRILLA IS RAPIDLY SPREADING THROUGHOUT CT AND HAS BEEN RECENTLY FOUND IN THIS WATERBODY. It grows quickly and forms dense patches. It can displace native plants, impact fish and wildlife habitat, and interfere with boating, paddling and fishing.

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A view from the Amos Lake boat launch.
Site Sketch of the Amos Lake Boat Launch
Type: Trailered
Season: Year round
Address: 158 Preston Plains Road, Preston
Directions: Turn east onto narrow road off Route 164 approximately 1.5 miles south of junction with Route 165.
Lake Area: 113 Acres
Regulations: 8 MPH limit, no water-skiing except for period June 15 to first Sunday after Labor Day, when speeds in excess of 8 MPH and water-skiing are permitted between 11 am and 6 pm.
Fishing Regulations: Freshwater Fishing Guide (
Docks: None
Toilets: Chemical (Seasonal)
Parking Spaces: 25
Parking Surface: Recycled Pavement
Access Road Surface: Gravel
Ramp Surface: Concrete Plank
ADA Accessible: No
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 Amos Lake boat launch.

The access road to the Amos Lake boat launch.

Access Road

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

The ramp of the Amos Lake boat launch.

The parking area for the Amos Lake boat launch.

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Content Last Updated on January 3, 2024