Sail Boats*Please consider a donation to the William G. Jackson Muskegon Lake Research Fund*

There are a number of boat launch ramps within the City of Muskegon.

Launch Fees:

Daily pass: $12

Seasonal permit: $70
Resident price: $50
Senior price: $45
Senior Resident price: $30

Launch Ramp Permits Valid ONLY when:

  • Permanently affixed to front windshield
  • Launching boats no larger than 30′ overall
  • Launching with single or double axle trailers.

The Muskegon Jaycees Boat Launch Ramp requires a fee and is closest to the Channel (Fees as stated above)

The Grand Trunk Boat Launch / Ramp is just down the road from the Jaycees Launch. (Fees as stated above)

The City Marina is called Hartshorn Marina and is a full fledged marina with a nice boat launch. (Fees as stated above)

Fisherman’s Landing which accommodates both the car and trailer also has a dry storage area for sailboats. Fish cleaning station and showers also included. (Fees as stated above)

Don’t have a boat? No problem, check out our parks which contain some great waterfront beaches, both on Lake Michigan and Muskegon Lake; did you know that Muskegon has one of the cleanest beaches in the United Sates? See our Muskegon Parks and Beach page for more information!