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Lighthouse Park Public Boat Launch

About the Boat Ramp:
Operated by the City of Mukilteo, the Lighthouse Park boat launch is located at the northwest side of the park on Elliott Point on Possession Bay. Three to four boats can launch at this site at one time, depending on the size of the boats.

From May 15 – September 30: 4:00 am– 10:00 pm
From October 1 – May 14: 6:30 am – Dusk

Important Dates:
May 15 – September 30: Boat launch floating docks are put in the water (installation varies due to weather conditions and tides.)
October 1 – May 14: Boat launch is open, but there are NO floating docks. They have been removed from the water for the winter.

Light bulb signifying idea   Important tip: Use caution on floating docks. They can be dangerous in windy and high wave conditions.

Daily Boat Launch Parking Fees:
An electronic fee machine makes payment quick and easy by accepting Visa, MasterCard and the following bills: ones, fives, tens, and twenties. The machine does not make change.  A dated ticket will be issued for display on your dashboard. For vehicles with a boat trailer, a daily permit with overnight parking privileges is available. Annual permit holders are authorized to park overnight in the vehicle/trailer parking stalls, with permit displayed, for up to a maximum of four (4) nights at any one time.

 Vehicle/Trailer Parking May 15-Sept. 30 Oct. 1-May 14
Vehicle/Trailer parking one day
Vehicle/Trailer parking 2 days
Vehicle/Trailer parking 3 days
Vehicle/Trailer parking 4 days

Annual Boat Launch Parking Pass – New Rates Effective March 1, 2023:
Resident: $85
Non-resident: $170

You can apply and pay for an Annual Boat Launch Parking Pass online through the Passport Permit PortalYou will need create an account and upload your driver’s license and vehicle registration(s).  Upon receipt of the application and payment, staff will review and mail out the pass.

Link to parking portal: https://mukilteo.cmrpay.com/dashboard/landing

No Public Pumpout or Porta-Potty Dump Station at this Boat Launch:
It is illegal to discharge untreated sewage anywhere within the three-mile territorial limit of the United States.  In Washington, this includes all of Puget Sound.  Use of US Coast Guard approved Type I and Type II Marine Sanitation Devices is permitted; however, these do not treat waste to the same standard as land-based treatment.  Please avoid use of these devices in shallow water, near shellfish beds and in marina basins.

The best option is to use a holding tank or porta-potty, also known as Type III MSDs.The nearest public pumpouts and porta-potty dump stations are listed below. These pump outs are free of charge, open 24 hours/day.

Port of Everett Marina 425.259.6001
Port of Everett Boat Launch 425.259.6001
Port of Edmonds Marina 425.774.0549

Fishing License:
A species-appropriate license is required for each person 15 years of age and older; licenses are available at sporting goods stores or go to the Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife site to purchase a license online.

Light bulb signifying idea  There are NO fish cleaning facilities on site. PLEASE DO NOT CLEAN FISH IN RESTROOM FACILITIES!

Restrooms are available near the launch. For last-minute snacks and refreshments, stores and restaurants are located near the park entrance. The nearest gasoline is up SR525 approximately 2.5 miles from the boat launch. The boat launch is located inside Lighthouse Park near the Washington State Ferry/Clinton. A no-fee trash compactor is available at the launch site. This launch does not have a sewage pump out.

For Information about the boat launch, call 425.263.8000.
Located at Lighthouse Park: 609 Front Street, Mukilteo, 98275


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