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Dick Gilmur Shoreline Restoration and Kayak Launch

Features You'll Find:
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  • BOATING & FISHING
    • Boat Launch / Walk Up
  • NATURAL FEATURES
    • Natural Areas
    • Puget Sound
    • Viewpoint
    • Waterfront
  • ADDITIONAL FEATURES
    • Parking Stalls
    • Parking Stalls / ADA
Hours:

Open ½ hour before sunrise
Close ½ hour after sunset

5002 Marine View Drive
Tacoma, WA 98402
253-383-5841

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Located on the east side of Commencement Bay, the Port of Tacoma’s Richard C. "Dick" Gilmur Shoreline Restoration and Kayak Launch provides an access point to appreciate the beauty of our region and the jobs that help sustain it.
Port of Tacoma LogoA wide ADA-accessible gravel path leads from the planted bluff to the rocky beach, allowing car-top boats to launch from the shore. The site’s restored shoreline provides habitat for the hundreds of birds and other wildlife that live along the storm-scoured shore. Native plants help anchor soil and provide shade, food and refuge.

Parallel parking is available for four vehicles from dusk to dawn.

For more information visit: portoftacoma.com/community/explore-port