Emergency Take-Out Sites

Emergency Take-Out Locations

Canandaigua Yacht Club

Location:  3524 Co Ro 16, Canandaigua, NY
Municipality: Town of Canandaigua
Ownership: private
Latitude/Longitude: 42.856939, -77.279210=
Boat ramp located at the south end of the walled shoreline.

Description: The Canandaigua Yacht Club is a private sailing club located about 2 miles down the west side of the Lake. The Yacht Club has agreed to allow this site to be an emergency take out site only.

Finger Lakes Land Trust Great Hill Nature Preserve

Location: Sunnyside Road
Municipality: Middlesex, NY
Ownership: Finger Lakes Land Trust
Latitude/Longitude: 42.670459, -77.349966

Type: Emergency Take Out Site Only – No formal launch location, shoreline area along the road.

Description: The Finger Lakes Land Trust Great Hill Preserve has a small portion of shoreline near the dead end of Sunnyside Road. This shoreline area does not provide paddlers access to the rest of the preserve and does not provide any parking, so this site’s use is restricted to emergency access to the shoreline. However, paddlers are welcome to access the preserve by driving to its main entrance on South Hill Road, where they can enjoy 1.6 miles of hiking trails through hardwood forest.

Emergency Take Out Locations Map

Canandaigua Yacht Club

Finger Lakes Land Trust Great Hill Nature Preserve

Finger Lakes Land Trust



For water trail information contact:
Canandaigua Lake Watershed Council
205 Saltonstall Street
Canandaigua, NY 14424
Phone: 585.396.3630 (Fax) 585.396.5002
Email: klo@canandaiguanewyork.gov

Canandaigua Lake Water Trail Disclaimer

Your utilization of this website, Canandaigua Lake Water Trail materials and/or use of the Canandaigua Lake Water Trail acknowledges that you are participating at your own risk.  If you paddle with minor child(ren), you acknowledge that the risks apply to them as well, and you will take any necessary precautions to keep them safe.  Paddling and related activities can be unpredictable and/or dangerous.

Paddlers risk injury and even death from drowning, hypothermia, and other hazards. This website and Canandaigua Lake Water Trail materials do not replace proper planning or instruction by a qualified instructor, nor do they replace the skill, proper equipment, experience, and judgement that every paddler needs.  Be sure to read and follow all safety suggestions.  By paddling on the Canandaigua Lake Water Trail, you understand that there are risks including but not limited to physical injury, pain, and temporary or permanent disability which may arrive from your or others’ actions, inactions, or negligence or the condition of the activity’s location.

The Canandaigua Lake Watershed Council and the Finger Lakes Visitor’s Connection do not own, operate or maintain any of the Canandaigua Lake Water Trail Access Sites. Each access site is owned and operated by separate and independent governmental and non-governmental organizations.  These sites may change without our knowledge and therefore not updated on our website.  By participating, you acknowledge and agree the Canandaigua Lake Watershed Council and its affiliates shall not be liable for any loss or damage of whatever nature (direct, indirect, consequential or other) that may arise as a result of your participation or that of any minor child(ren) under your care in this or any other activities.


For tourism information contact:
Finger Lakes Visitors Connection
25 Gorham Street

Canandaigua, NY 14424
Phone: 877-FUN-IN-NY (877) 386-4669
Email: info@visitfingerlakes.com