Empire Boat Launch

Hollering Point Wayside and Empire Boat Launch.  Day-Use Area and Bay Access.

A Two-Lane Concrete Launching Pad.  Pay Attention to the Cross-Winds at the Empire Boat Launch.Location: West of Highway 101 at the Western End of Newmark Avenue in Empire Oregon.

Nearest Tackle: Bites On!, Bi-Mart, Englund Marine, Basin tackle

Parking: As much as you need.

Accessibility: A Boat Launch with enough water at all tide levels to launch larger powerboats and all other smaller craft.

A Fishing/Crabbing Pier.  The Pier is Located on the South Side of the Empire Boat Launch Parking Lot.Facilities: A two-lane concrete launching pad with two floating docks year-round.  A Public access pier for fishing an crabbing is located on the South side of the Boat Launch and Public Area.  Other facilities include restrooms, fish-cleaning stations, carcass dumpster, and public access to the bay for clamming as well as sandshrimp harvesting.A Full Service Fish Cleaning Station for Processing Your Harvest!  Please Dispose of Waste in the Carcass Dumpster.

Attention: Fall Chinook Salmon fishing effort has increased at the Empire Boat Launch over the last several years.  Be prepared for high traffic during peak seasons.  The Empire Launch is also very popular with Dungeness Crabbers.  The wind can be fierce in the channel and can create large waves during the rightA Restroom with Flushing Toilets conditions.  Pay attention to the weather conditions and return to the Boat Launch when conditions permit.

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