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created Jun 12, 2013

updated Oct 24, 2015

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Description

The New York State Canal System is a 524 mile inland waterway that includes 125 public access points for placing a boat into the water, 74 of which are ramps for trailer-able boats. Information provided in this data set includes the name of the facility, the type of launch, if overnight parking of tow vehicles is permitted, and specific location by mileage along the canal, shore, and geographic coordinates.

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Tags
canal, waterway, boat launch, erie canal, champlain canal, oswego canal, cayuga-seneca canal, glens falls feeder canal
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Licensing and Attribution
Data Provided By
New York State Canal Corporation
Source Link
http://www.canals.ny.gov/boating/boatlaunches.cgi
Dataset Summary
Organization
Maintenance and Operations
Time Period
1910 - present
Posting Frequency
As needed
Dataset Owner
New York State Canal Corporation
Contact Information
TEAM.INTRANET@thruway.ny.gov
Coverage
Statewide
Granularity
Facility
Units
Boat launch
Notes
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Car top’ boat launches are for paddlecraft (canoes & kayaks), while ‘ramps’ accommodate all types of road-transportable boats (motor boats, small sailboats, paddlecraft, etc.).
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Limitations
This dataset does not include boat launch sites owned by private businesses, but might still available for use by the general public (usually for a fee).
Dataset Information
Agency
Canal Corporation
Common Core
Publisher
State of New York
Contact Name
Open Data NY
Contact Email
opendata@its.ny.gov
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