Locks and the Ship Canal


Hiram M. Chittenden Locks

Educate yourself, experience them on a slow and easy day. The experience should be fun. Just take the steps that make it so!

Click here for boater resources for locking through.

Video downloads for locking through (provided by the Army Corps of Engineers)

Fisherman’s Terminal

Guest moorage? Yes indeed.

Guest Moorage

  • Call ahead for availability (206) 787-3395 or VHF 17.
  • Guest moorage is on a first-come, first-served basis. Reservations are not available.
  • Guest moorage rates include shore power.
  • Groups and yacht clubs welcome.

Year-Round Monthly Moorage

Limited availability. Call for details.

Redden Marine Supply

Just east of the Ballard Bridge, south side. Former LeClerq Marine building.

(206) 753-0970


Morrison’s Fuel Dock

At the mouth of Lake Union, south side, past the Aurora bridge.

Fuel, beer, ice, groceries. Oil Change service and much more.



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