Crystal Lake Boat Launch


An aerial view of the Crystal Lake boat launch.

Site Sketch of the Crystal Lake Boat Launch

Type: Trailered
Season: Year round
Address: 100 West Shore Road, Ellington
Directions: Just off Route 30 on west side of lake.
Lake Area: 183 Acres
Regulations: 6 MPH limit sunset to 9 am and on Sundays from noon to 3 pm, 45 MPH limit at other times. No person shall operate a personal watercraft, jet-ski type vessel. No person shall tow anyone or anything except a disabled vessel, with a motorboat on Sundays from noon until 3:00 pm. No kite-skiing or parasailing. No towing of more than two water-skiers. No water-skiing from 4 pm to 10 am from the third Saturday in April to third Saturday in May. An operator of a vessel towing a water-skier shall proceed in a counterclockwise direction around the lake. No mooring over 75 feet from shore. No discharge of sewage or boat camping overnight without a no-discharge toilet aboard.
Fishing Regulations: Freshwater Fishing Guide (
Docks: None
Toilets: Chemical (Year Round)
Parking Spaces: 7
Parking Surface: Paved
Access Road Surface: Paved
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 Crystal Lake boat launch.

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

The ramp of the Crystal Lake boat launch.

The parking area for the Crystal Lake boat launch.
Access Road/Parking

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Content Last Updated on January 31, 2023