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Barn Island State Boat Launch, Stonington
Barn Island State Boat Launch, Stonington
Recently updated facilities at the Barn Island State Boat Launch include two 80-foot sections of floating dock, one of which will be Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) accessible. Car-top boaters should use the area marked for canoes/kayaks on the right (west) side of the ramp. New facilities include a state-of-the-art ramp and improved water depths at the launch. Fishing is allowed on-site but must not interfere with boating activity. Some routes leading to this site are posted with boat launch symbol signs, in order to help visitors reach Barn Island State Boat Launch. Consider visiting the extensive trail system at the adjacent Barn Island Wildlife Management Area after engaging in boating activities. The trails offer extensive views of salt marshes and Fishers Island Sound. The trailhead is located on the east side of the upper section of the boat launch parking lot.

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 Location
View interactive map of Barn Island State Boat Launch End of Palmer Neck Road
Stonington, Connecticut
 Fees
None
 Directions
From the West: Take I-95 North to exit 91. Stay straight onto Pequot Trail/Route 234. Turn right onto Farmholme Road, follow for 1.8 miles. Turn right onto Stonington Westerly Road. Take left onto Green Haven Road. Turn right onto Palmer Neck Road to end.
 Parking
Parking Lot
 Accessibility
Parts of the site offering views of the water are wheelchair accessible. Some facilities/uses listed may not be fully accessible to the mobility-impaired.
 Site Contact Information
Website -CT Department of Energy & Environmental Protection
Address -79 Elm Street
 Hartford, CT 06106-5127
 Facilities
Boat Launch RampBoat Launch Ramp
Car-top Boat AccessCar-top Boat Access
Handicapped AccessHandicapped Access
Sanitary Facilities (seasonal)Sanitary Facilities (seasonal)
 Activities
BoatingBoating
CrabbingCrabbing
FishingFishing
 Environment
Fronting Long Island SoundFronting Long Island Sound
Tidal WetlandTidal Wetland

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