Wings Cove Launching Ramp

For boaters in Marion and Rochester, Wings Cove Launching Ramp is an excellent spot to launch for a day of fishing in upper Buzzards Bay or the Cape Cod Canal. Located at the head of sheltered Wings Cove, this town-owned boat ramp provides an easy place for local boaters and paddlers to get out on the water.

Features

Wings Cove from launching ramp

Launch from the ramp on Wings Cove to reach the upper portion of Buzzards Bay and the Cape Cod Canal.

If you’re looking for an alternative to busy Sippican Harbor, check out the launching ramp on Wings Cove. This concrete ramp, open to residents of Marion and Rochester, is accessible for trailered boats, small watercraft, and kayaks. There’s also dinghy storage here, which offers a place to keep small boats and paddlecraft for a small annual fee.

From Wings Cove, boaters can easily reach one of Buzzards Bay’s best fishing destinations: the Cape Cod Canal. Cruise around Stony Point Dike to reach the canal, where you can cast a line for stripers and other fascinating finds.

Habitats & Wildlife

Wings Cove is located in the upper portion of Buzzards Bay, just west of Stony Point Dike. The launching ramp sits at the very head of the cove, where salt marshes and forests line these secluded, mostly undeveloped shores.

For paddlers, Wings Cove is a delight to explore. There’s much less boat traffic here than in neighboring harbors and coves, so the shoreline is calm and quiet. Discover wading birds in the salt marsh, soundlessly stalking their next meal. As you paddle toward the mouth of the cove, the shoreline transitions to sandy beach, where scrubby cedar, oak, and pine trees grow.

 

Property Owned By
Details
Hours: Dawn to dusk
Parking: Small paved parking area (vehicles and trailers); resident privilege sticker required at all times
Cost: $10/year for privilege sticker (Marion and Rochester residents only); $40/year for dinghy storage (additional $100 for non-residents)
Dogs: Yes
Facilities: Boat Ramp, Kayak Launch
Boat Ramp: Yes (concrete)
Lifeguards: No
ADA Accessible: Yes

Please follow all posted rules and regulations at this property.

Address & Contact Information
64 Delano Road
Marion, MA 02738
41.706467, -70.730889
Phone: (508) 748-3515 (office phone)
Phone: (508) 748-3535 (dock phone)

Please follow all posted rules and regulations at this property.

Wings Cove Launching Ramp
Marion, MA
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