Boat Launch Sites & Fishing Access

Located at the north end of Henry Hudson Park, the Bethlehem motorboat launch is operated in cooperation with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. It is open daily one hour before sunrise until 10 p.m. from late April through mid-October. The area also features a handicap-accessible fishing platform.

View the boat launch brochure for more information.

Located at the south end of the park with access on the Vloman Kill is a boat launch designed for kayaks, canoes and other hand powered boats.  This launch is open daily during daylight hours from late April through mid-October.

Instructional video

Upstate Kayak Rentals has kayaks available for rent.

An un-staffed Hub is set up near the canoe/kayak launch at the south end of Henry Hudson Park.  The Town of Bethlehem does not operate the Hub. Reservations/policies/procedures/fees are available through their website only: Cost includes personal flotation devices and paddles.  All questions/issues should be directed to their website.
Kayak Hub