Harbor & Marina Operations

The Harbor Program is responsible for overseeing the operation and maintenance of the City’s Public Marina and maintenance of other waterfront property and structures including Samoa Bridge Boat Ramp, Bonnie Gool Guest Dock, K Street Dock, J Street Dock, F Street Dock, Dock B, the Waterfront Boardwalk, Eureka Waterfront Trail and Del Norte Street Pier. In addition, this program is responsible for maintenance projects at the EDA fish plant, Samoa Bridge Boat Ramp restrooms. Harbor also oversees maintenance of PALCO Marsh and other City-owned wetland areas. The Waterfront Revitalization Program also operates out of the Harbor and involves planning, coordination and review of twelve waterfront projects including dock reconstructions and others.


Donald Wilkes
Harbor Operations Superintendent
707.441.4230 / 707.499.9754

Harbor Facilities - Marina - Launch Ramps & Docks

Harbor Facilities available to the public:

  • 24-hour public launch ramp on Waterfront Drive under the Highway 255 Bridge
  • Bonnie Gool Dock located near the Adorni Center at 1011 Waterfront Drive and "L" Street
  • "F" Street Dock located at the Boardwalk
  • Public fishing at the Coast Guard Dock located at #1 Commercial Street
  • Eureka Public Marina slip rentals
  • Public fishing 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Eureka Public Marina
  • 24-hour public fishing at the Del Norte Pier at the end of Del Norte Street


The Eureka Public Marina is located at 500 West Waterfront Drive. The Marina includes 150 boat moorage slips that accommodate vessels from 20-70 feet in length. Amenities include a two-lane launch ramp, fish cleaning station, parking area, public restroom, tenant shower building with coin operated laundry machines, and a waste oil disposal facility.  Water and electricity are provided to each slip.

The Marina Office is located at the west end of the complex in the Wharfinger Building at #1 Marina Way.

The Marina is located within walking distance to the Old Town and Downtown areas including restaurants, stores, and U.S. Post Office. Marina tenants can receive their mail and packages directly at the Marina Office.

Launch Ramps & Docks

Eureka Public Marina & Boat Launch


Samoa Bridge Boat Launch