Recreational Boating Information for the Northwest

Boat Launches | Ramps
South Sound
Allyn Waterfront Park 
  • North Bay 
  • Overnight Parking

Arcadia Point
  • Hammersley Inlet
  • Limited parking

Dockton Park Ramp 
  • Maury Island
  • High - Mid tide only

Fox Island Launch
  • Off Bridge Road
  • Limited Parking

Gig Harbor Public Launch
  • Randall Drive NW
  • Limited Parking

Horsehead Bay Launch
  • Carr Inlet - no website
  • South of Kopachuck Park

Joemma Beach State Park 
  • South Case Inlet
  • Limited low tide access

Latimer's Landing
  • Shelton - Near Harstine Is.
  • Limited parking

Point Defiance Boat Launch
  • Tacoma | Vashon Ferry
  • Eight lane ramp

Redondo Beach Boat Launch
  •  South Des Moines
  •  Good parking

Steilacoom Boat Launch
  • Next to Ferry Dock
  • Decent parking
  • Map in link

Swantown Marina Launch
  •  Olympia
  •  Overnight parking

Zittel's Marina
  • Olympia - Johnson Pt
  • Decent parking
Saltwater access boat ramps only. Covering the Puget Sound and San Juan Islands. Also includes Lake Union and Lake Washington which Puget Sound can be accessed through the Ballard Locks.
South SoundThe LakesCentral SoundNorth SoundSan Juan Islands