Boat Ramps

  • Deep Creek Lock Park - 300 Luray Street, Canoe put-in.
  • Great Bridge Lock Park - 100 Locks Road, Boat Ramp with launch and retrieval sides plus an Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)-accessible kayak launch. Easy access to the southern branch of the Elizabeth River. Large parking lot for boats.
  • Elizabeth River Park - 1400 Elizabeth River Way, Boat Ramp with launch and retrieval sides, easy access to the southern branch of the Elizabeth River at the foot of the Jordan Bridge. In addition to a 144-foot fishing/crabbing pier (no fishing license required), there is a Snack Shack that offers concessions and tackle supplies. Fish cleaning station with water, certified fish weigh station and trailer parking with 24-hour access.
  • Dismal Swamp Canal Trail - 1246 Dismal Swamp Canal Trail at the intersection of George Washington Highway South (Business Route 17) and George Washington Highway South (Route 17). Single boat launch (launch or retrieval). The Ballahack Boat Ramp, 3700 Dismal Swamp Canal Trail, is located at the southern end of the trail and provides easy access to launch a small boat, canoe or kayak. NOTE: The boat ramp and parking lot will be temporarily closed from August 14, 2023 to February 2024 for construction which will include paving of the existing parking area adjacent to the boat ramp and associated improvements.