Grand Marais Protected Access, Safe Harbor, Marina




108.8 miles northeast of the Duluth Harbor Entry
26.2 miles northeast of Tofte
20.9 miles southwest of Horseshoe Bay
Lat 47º 44.40 Lon 90º 20.20


The trailer launch ramp is located within the city of Grand Marais, on the east side of the commercial harbor at the end of Broadway Street. The site was developed by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, in cooperation with the city of Grand Marais, in the early 1980’s.


  • 2 concrete launch ramps
  • 2 docks
  • 40 car/trailers spaces, paved parking lot
  • Portable restrooms
  • Walking distance to restaurants, lodging, and downtown shops and services

The city operates the Grand Marais Campground and Marina at the southest corner of the commercial harbor. The Grand Marais Marina is a certified Minnesota Clean Marina and offers:

  • 19 seasonal slips
  • Transient slips, wall tie-ups
  • 9 mooring buoys
  • Electric hookup at all dock slips
  • Gas/diesel  
  • Boat pump-out
  • Fresh water

Contact Information:

Grand Marais Campground and Marina external link


During community events parking can be difficult at the trailer launch ramp. The trailer launch ramp is short and drops off at the end; avoid backing your trailer in too far.