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Launch Ramps

launch Boat Image The Long Beach Marine Bureau offers several conveniently located facilities for launching vessels from mobile trailers. Four of these launch ramp facilities are on the east side of Long Beach, close to the 405, and 605 Freeways, and one location is on the west side of the City, near the 710 Freeway. The per-day rate for use of these facilities is currently $12.00. Cash, debit cards, and credit cards (MasterCard and Visa) are accepted at the launch ramp pay stations. Individual launch ramp facilities include:

 

  

Davies Launch Ramp title
Located on the east side of Long Beach, just below the Davies Bridge at Second Street and Marina Drive, this facility is open 24 hours and allows for overnight parking. In addition to multiple boat launch lanes, Davies Launch Ramp features public restrooms, short term dock space for boarding and disembarking passengers, complementary pump out stations, and coin operated wash down stations.

South Shore Ramp tilte
Located near the Queen Mary overlooking Downtown Long Beach, this facility is open 24 hours and allows overnight for parking. In addition to multiple boat launch lanes, South Shore Launch Ramp features public restrooms, short term dock space for boarding and disembarking passengers, and complementary wash down stations.

Marine Stadium Ramp title
Located on the east side of Long Beach at the Marine Stadium facility, this launch ramp is open year-round, 8 a.m. to dusk, for vessels up to 23 feet in length. No overnight parking is allowed at this location. Public restrooms are available. Special events regularly are scheduled in this facility which prohibit launching. A posted schedule of these programs is located near the facility’s entrance or you can call (562) 570-3203 for recorded event information.

Claremont ramp title
Located at Claremont Ave. and Ocean Blvd., this launch ramp is open year round, 8 a.m. to dusk, for sand launch of small sail vessels. No overnight parking is allowed at this location.

Granada Launch Ramp title
Located at Granada Ave. and Ocean Blvd., this launch ramp is open year round, 8 a.m. to dusk, for sand launch for small vessels and personal watercraft. No overnight parking is allowed at this location. 

For additional information, contact Stephanie Hardy by email at Stephanie.Hardy@longbeach.gov , or by telephone (562) 570-8636.