New Rates For Lake McDonough Boat Launch

The MDC’s Water Bureau adopted a new fee schedule for 2023 that lowers the rates for Lake McDonough boat launch passes.

The cost of a one-day pass is $10 per boat for residents and $20 for non-residents. Note: Two kayaks or canoes are allowed per vehicle.

There is also an option for a season pass which is $40 for residents and $100 for non-residents. 

Residents are defined as someone who is a resident of the MDC’s Member Towns, Non-Member Towns or Watershed Towns: Bloomfield, East Hartford, Hartford, Newington, Rocky Hill, West Hartford, Wethersfield, Windsor, East Granby, Farmington, Glastonbury, South Windsor, Barkhamsted, Colebrook, Hartland and New Hartford.

Notice: The Lake McDonough Beach and Swimming Recreation Area remains closed for 2023 due to a lack of lifeguards.

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