Ilwaco, Washington

Welcome to the Port of Ilwaco

Located on the Southwest coast of Washington, the Port of Ilwaco is nestled just inside the Columbia River bar. A working fishing village in a scenic and tranquil setting. Their 800-slip marina is idyllic for both recreational boaters and commercial fishermen alike. There is guest moorage available year-round, as well as a back-in launch, two small boat hoists and two fuel docks. Additionally, the Port of Ilwaco has a 50-ton travelift, a self/full-service work yard and dry boat storage facilities.

Their marina waterfront has modern shower facilities for tenants only. They also have a Pavilion available for public use. Restaurants, lodging, gift shops, galleries, retail seafood outlets, a barista and a bookstore are just a few of the local attractions. The Lewis and Clark Discovery Trail is part of their waterfront walkway. The Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum, a small grocery store, post office, and more are all within walking distance of the Port. Public transportation and taxi services are available for those who wish to explore the beauty and attractions the entire Long Beach Peninsula has to offer.

Don’t Forget that the Port hosts Special Events throughout the year such as the popular Saturday Market, the Loyalty Day Children’s Parade, the Blessing of the Fleet, Crab Pot Christmas tree and the annual Fireworks spectacular, just to name a few. Be sure to include Ilwaco on your vacation itinerary.


Today, the City of Ilwaco is undergoing a revitalization and boasts a vibrant art and fishing community at the Port of Ilwaco Marina. With an Art Walk on Fridays in June, July, & August from 4-7pm, Saturday Market from 10-4 on Saturdays between May and September, chartered fishing trips, and the hiking/biking

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