Help protect the Columbia River from invasive aquatic species. Learn more at the WDFW Aquatic Nuisance Species web site or by watching Don't Move A Mussel
DON'T TRANSPORT AQUATIC PLANTS AND ANIMALS
IT'S THE LAW
The Port of Klickitat owns Bingen Harbor and plans to develop a full-service boat moorage and appropriate related amenities. In the meantime, a small marina with boat launch and other amenities is available. To see more of Bingen Harbor, take the virtual tour.
Learn about clean, green boating from the Washington Department of Ecology. Find out about laws, boat washing, fueling, bilge care, sewage and other important boating-related information. A Clean Boating Guide is also available and includes the U.S. Coast Guard's recommended best practices.
The following rules have been adopted by the Port Commission to ensure that everyone who visits and utilizes the Marina facilities has a pleasant experience.
- Do not block boat ramps
- No overnight moorage or achorage
- No swimming
- Do not dump/empty waste into harbor
- No wake (5 mph zone)
- Decontaminate watercraft after removal
Invasive aquatic species are of particular concern. Find out more at the 100th Meridian Initiative web site. Need help cleaning your boat or personal watercraft? Watch a video on how to inspect and decontaminate your watercraft for Quagga & Zebra Mussels [ – 17:05 minutes].
The Port retains the right to bar individuals from Bingen Harbor for the repeated or flagrant violation of the above rules, illegal or unsafe activity, or the improper operation of watercraft.