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Garrisons Lake Boat Ramp in Delaware to Temporarily Close for Reconstruction


KENT COUNTY,  DELAWARE (June 29, 2021)--The Garrisons Lake boat ramp and parking lot in Kent County will temporarily close for reconstruction beginning Monday, July 12, 2021, the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced. Project completion is anticipated by Dec. 1, 2021, weather permitting. The public fishing area on the north side of the pond, including the fishing pier and parking lot, will remain open. Screen Shot 2021-06-29 at 19.56.22

The project will involve reconstruction of the boat ramp, installation of a new courtesy dock, repaving the existing parking lot and installation of a portable toilet enclosure.

Alternate nearby public ponds with boat ramps also managed by DNREC’s Division of Fish and Wildlife include Moores Lake and Derby Pond near Dover and Mud Mill Pond west of Camden.

For more information on the Garrisons Lake boat ramp reconstruction project, call the DNREC Division of Fish and Wildlife Fisheries Section at 302-739-9914.



The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control protects and manages the state’s natural resources, protects public health, provides outdoor recreational opportunities, and educates Delawareans about the environment. The DNRECDivision of Fish and Wildlife conserves and manages Delaware’s fish and wildlife and their habitats, and provides fishing, hunting, wildlife viewing and boating access on nearly 65,000 acres of public land. For more information, visit the website and connect with @DelawareDNREC on Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn.