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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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Dock on Lake George

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.

Scrubbing a boat

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

Children in a pull-along inflatable

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

Boats docked in Lake George NY

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!

Boat on Lake George

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

Speed boat on Lake George

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

Lifesaver Ring for Boats

New to boating? Learn how to drive your boat and what you need to know to stay safe on the lake or in any body of 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.
Parasailing on Lake George
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.
Boating on the Lake

Have questions? We've got answers in this FAQ to some of the most common questions about boating and island camping!

man in boat
Boats by George is always expanding - find out what's new at this prime Lake George boat dealership.
employee standing in front of boats
Meet Boats by George employee Rodney Porter. Find out how he's grown with the company and why he's stuck by George for over three decades.