Boat Launch

Just a short walk from Glastonbury center, the Riverfront boat launch is a new, state-of-the-art single boat ramp located at Riverfront Park, 252 Welles Street. The park is the perfect place for families and friends to enjoy many recreational activities and offers the following amenities:

  • 24 boat trailer parking spaces
  • An ADA accessible dock for convenient tie-ups
  • A separate canoe or kayak launch area (no permit required)
  • Indoor/outdoor boat storage
  • Children’s playground
  • Covered picnic pavilion
  • Walking trails
  • Public restrooms

The single boat launch is open from mid- April through November and an attendant will be on duty during the boating season.


Seasonal boat launch permits are available for purchase at the at the Riverfront Park Boat Launch and the Glastonbury Parks and Recreation Department office located at 2143 Main Street during limited hours. Boaters must bring proof of residency and a valid boat registration. Permits or day passes are available for purchase on weekends only beginning May 22 between the hours of 8:00 am – 3:00 pm. Payment is accepted by cash or check only.

Seasonal Permits Daily Launch
Residents $60/year $20/day
Non-Residents $120/year $40/day

Contact Information

The boat launch and indoor/outdoor storage are managed by the Glastonbury Parks and Recreation Department. For more information, please contact their office at (860) 652-7679.
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For information about the Connecticut River water level, visit the Hartford Gauge.

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