Lake Housatonic Boat Launch


A view from the Lake Housatonic boat launch.
Site Sketch of the Lake Housatonic Boat Launch

Type: Trailered
Season: Open April through September, call (203)-735-4311.
Address: 400 Indian Well Road, Shelton
Directions: Indian Well State Park on the western side of the lake, 2.5 miles northwest of Shelton, off Route 110.
Lake Area: 328 Acres
Regulations: Vessels are prohibited from approaching within 300 feet on upstream side or 1,500 feet on downstream side of Lake Housatonic Dam. Vessels proceeding upstream or downstream bear to their right. Minimum steerage speed within 25 feet of shore or dock. 45 MPH limit daytime, 25 MPH from 1/2 hour after sunset to 1/2 hour before sunrise. No kite skiing or parasailing without permission.
Fishing Regulations: Freshwater Fishing Guide (
Docks: Floating Wood (Seasonal)
Toilets: Chemical (Seasonal)
Parking Spaces: 45
Parking Surface: Gravel
Access Road Surface: Paved
Ramp Surface: Concrete Plank
ADA Accessible: Yes
Additional Info: Indian Well State Park Schedule of Marine Events and Fishing Tournaments (, (Note: tournaments are not open to the general public)

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The entrance to the Lake Housatonic boat launch.

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

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

The ramp of the Lake Housatonic boat launch.

The parking area for the Lake Housatonic boat launch.

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Content Last Updated on January 13, 2023.