This presentation will dive into Prepare to Launch! Guidelines for Assessing, Designing, and Building Launch Sites for Carry-in Watercraft. Corita Waters and Lelia Mellen with the National Park Service will lead a 30 minute engaging presentation. This presentation provides the opportunity to become familiar with the tools and resources available. Participants will also have the opportunity to evaluate the good the bad and the ugly as we continue to evolve the best practices for the development of launch sites.