Hallet's Cove

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, group paddling events are currently prohibited. Kayak, canoe and boat launch permits are not required for solo paddling for the 2020 season. Please maintain social distancing of at least six feet when using a boat launch and wear a face covering where social distancing is not possible.

Vernon Blvd
Sunrise to Sunset (April 1 to December 1)

Rules Prohibit:

  • Swimming, diving, or bathing
  • Rafts or other inflatables
  • Consumption of alcohol
  • Littering
  • Smoking
  • Any discharge into water
  • Pets off leash or in the water
  • Open flame
  • Storing personal property
  • Motor vehicles without specific authorization

Location Details

Launch: Yes

Landing: Yes

Site Fee: No

ADA Accessible: No

Storage: No

Rest Area: Yes

Parking: Yes

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Hallet's Cove

Hallet's Cove

Hallet's Cove

Hallet's Cove

Hallet's Cove

Nearby Locations

By Car

Vernon Boulevard to 31st Avenue

By Mass Transit

N train to Broadway, walk west towards 30th Avenue.

The NYC Water Trail is an ongoing project.  For more information on a trail or to provide information on a trail please send an email to Water.Trail@parks.nyc.gov.

Sanctuaries

North and South Brother Islands

No Access Areas

All state parks, Roosevelt Island

Restrictive Conditions

Shore View Towers isn’t friendly to landings at Pot Cove

Hazardous Launch/Landing Conditions

Some glass on the beach, pilings on the southern end

Currents

Very subdued deep in the cove.

Emergency Landing Points

Pot Cove, Randalls Island and Wards Island, North and South Brother Islands, Long Island Community Boat House ladder, Gantry Plaza State Park

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