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Stimson Marina

Stimson Marina, Seattle’s largest covered fresh-water marina, is conveniently located on the Salmon Bay Waterway just inside the Ballard Locks. It's also a certified Envirostar Clean Marina, cited by King County for reducing hazardous waste and given the highest environmental rating. Our facility offers a number of amenities to its tenants and their visitors:

  • 200 covered, fully sprinklered slips from 25 to 50 feet

  • Over 2,000 lineal feet of open moorage

  • Ample parking adjacent to dock entrances

  • Storage units (4 x 4 x 8 ft.) available

  • Gated docks, card entry system

  • Security guards

  • Restrooms, laundry, showers

  • Oil and hazardous waste disposal facility

  • Secure kayak storage

  • Wi-Fi Internet access

Stimson Marina is just steps away from Ballard’s main shopping area where there is a host of restaurants, bars and shops.

  1. Bastille Cafe & Bar is famous for its French food and its casual atmosphere.
    5307 Ballard Ave. N.W.
    (corner of Vernon Pl.)
    206 453-5014


  2. La Carta de Oxaca features the regional cuisine of Oaxaca, Mexico.
    5431 Ballard Ave. NW
    206 782-8722


  3. The Matador is known for its Tex-Mex cuisine and its Tequila Bar.
    2221 NW Market St.
    (corner of Ballard Ave.)
    206 297-2855


  4. The Tractor Tavern  hosts live rock, blues and jazz shows 5 to 7 nights a week. And serves beer, wine and BBQ.
    5213 Ballard Ave.
    206 789-3599


  5. The Walrus and the Carpenter features the freshest, finest Northwest seafood.
    4743 Ballard Ave.
    206 395-9227


  6. The Ballard Sunday Farmer’s Market has a cornucopia of fresh produce and crafts.
    5330 Ballard Ave. (between NW Vernon Pl. & 22nd NW)
    206 781-6776

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