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Lake George Boating Guide

Whether you are new to boating in Lake George, or are an experienced boater looking for updated regulations, this boating guide will provide everything you need. From boat washing and decontamination to public and private launches to local boat rentals and sales, we'll help you get out on the water and have some fun!

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Put your boat on Lake George and spend a day enjoying the water. Find docks, private or public launch sites and see where you can put-in your boat.

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Keep our lake clean! Protect Lake George from invasive species with these decontamination tips and preventative measures.

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Before you go boating on Lake George, please read the regulations and rules - they are slightly different than other lakes in New York State!

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Captain of your own ship you're bringing with you? Do you need to register your boat? Find out, and get those questions answered.
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There are numerous marinas and boat service companies located in the Lake George region. Browse the many marinas available and get your boat (or boat rental) in the water!

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Don't have a boat?Dont worry! There are plenty of places to rent your own boat and spend the day on the Lake.

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Ready to purchase your own boat?There are many local boat dealers who can guide you through the process.

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New to boating? Check out some beginner tips on how to drive - and dock! - so you can stay safe on the water.

Refueling a boat is more complex than refueling an automobile. Follow these easy tips to make sure you stay safe next time you refuel your boat.
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With more than 28,000 acres of water to play on, Lake George offers a wide variety of exciting water activities. Check out some of the best ways to have fun on Lake George.
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Have questions? We've got answers in this FAQ to some of the most common questions about boating and island camping!

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Boats by George is always expanding - find out what's new at this prime Lake George boat dealership.