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McKinley Marina

McKinley Marina, Milwaukee County's only public lakefront marina, offers 655 slips with floating docks, security, parking, electricity, water and many amenities included in the annual rental fee. Full-service fuel docks with pump-out facilities and a convenience/ships store with marine maintenance and safety supplies are also available. For tenants' convenience, the award-winning open-air pavilion offers lower-level restroom and shower facilities.  


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Official Boating Season: May 1 – Oct. 31

McKinley Marina Office Hours Hours Days
Nov. 1 – April 30 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Mon. – Fri.
May 1 – Thursday prior to Mem. Day Wknd. 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. Sun. – Sat.
Friday of Mem. Day Wknd. – Labor Day 7 a.m. – 9 p.m. Sun. – Sat.
After Labor Day – Sept. 30 8 a.m. – 7 p.m. Sun. – Sat.
Oct. 1 – 31 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. Sun. – Sat.

 

McKinley Marina Fuel Dock Hours Hours Days
May 1 – Thursday before Mem. Day Wknd. 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. All week
Friday of Mem. Day Wknd. – Labor Day 7 a.m. – 9 p.m. All week
After Labor Day – Sept. 30 8 a.m. – 7 p.m. All week
Oct. 1 – 31 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. All week

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Lakefront Pavilion

The Lakefront Pavilion provides lower-level restroom and shower facilities, and the upper level is available to rent.

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McKinley Roundhouse

The roundhouse is home to the marina offices. 

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Boat Storage

Annual and daily dry-sail storage is available for your trailer and boat. The area offers 24-hour access, security, water and electricity. After the official boating season, this area is used for winter storage. Keep your boat on its trailer or have it trucked in and placed on your jack stands. 

Slip Rentals

McKinley Marina Seasonal Slip Rentals - 2021 Rates

Full-service fuel docks with pump-out facilities and a convenience/ships store with marine maintenance and safety supplies are also available. For an annual rental application or for more information, call (414) 273-5224

Marina & Dock Layouts: Marina Map | South Dock | Center Dock | North Dock

South-Center-North Floating Docks
Rates Are Subject to Sales Tax
  Resident / with tax Non-Resident / with tax
25 ft. $1,597 / $1,684.84 $1,693 / $1,786.12
27 ft. $1,775 / $1,872.63 $1,884 / $1,987.62
30 ft. $2,056 / $2,169.08 $2,177 / $2,296.74
32 ft. $2,260 / $2,384.30 $2,394 / $2,525.67
35 ft. $2,579 / $2,720.85 $2,733 / $2,883.32
37 ft. $2,809 / $2,963.50 $2,976 / $3,139.68
38 ft. $2,924 / $3,084.82 $3,095 / $3,265.23
40 ft. $3,167 / $3,341.19 $3,357 / $3,541.64
45 ft. $3,816 / $4,025.88 $4,047 / $4,269.59
50 ft. $4,531 / $4,780.21 $4,806 / $5,070.33
55 ft. $5,310 / $5,602.05 $5,629 / $5,938.60
60 ft. $6,151 / $6,489.31 $6,521 / $6,879.66
65 ft. $7,057 / $7,445.14 $7,478 / $7,889.29
70 ft. $8,028 / $8,469.54 $8,505 / $8,972.78
75 ft. $9,061 / $9,559.36 $9,605 / $10,133.28
Transient Daily Slip Rentals
Rates Are Subject to Sales Tax
$37.91 and $2.32 per foot over 25 feet, plus sales tax

Launch Permits

Daily and seasonal launch permits are good for use at McKinley Marina Boat launch, South Shore Park, Bender Park and Riverfront Boat launch sites. If staff are not available, purchase a daily pass at the self-pay station. If you do not have a launch pass, you will be ticketed.

Self-Serve Online Purchase Available 7 Days a Week from 5 a.m. – Midnight!

Any transaction not completed by 1 a.m. will be rejected as the system performs updates (from 1 – 5 a.m.)

Buy Your Seasonal Launch Permit Online!

Launch Permits - 2021 Rates
Rates Include Sales Tax

  Daily Seasonal Age 60+
Seasonal
 Jet Ski, Resident $12 $120 $100
 Jet Ski, Non-Resident $13 $130 $125
 Non-Motorized, Resident $8 $80 $55
 Non-Motorized, Non-Resident $8 $80 $70
 Under 20 feet, Resident $12 $120 $80
 Under 20 feet, Non-Resident $13 $130 $125
 20 - 26 feet, Resident $16 $160 $110
 20 - 26 feet, Non-Resident $20 $200 $140
 Over 26 feet, Resident $18 $180 $140
 Over 26 feet, Non-Resident $26 $260 $160

Venue Rentals

Reservations for the Lakefront Pavilion open April 15 for marina tenants and May 1 for the general public. Rentals include use of the pavilion for four hours for up to 40 people. To make a reservation, call the marina at (414) 273-5224.

Fee: $300 (Rate is subject to sales tax.)

Capacity: 40

Minimum Rental: Four hours

How to Find Us

1750 N. Lincoln Memorial Drive

(414) 273-5224

 

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MILWAUKEE COUNTY PARKS

9480 W. Watertown Plank Road
Wauwatosa, WI 53226
(414) 257-PARK (7275)


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