Old Landing Wharf

Old Landing Wharf is a great spot for water-loving local residents to begin a day of boating or kayaking from Sippican Harbor. Sailors, power boaters, and paddlers can launch and keep their boats at this town-owned wharf in Marion. From here, you can easily relax on Sippican Harbor or venture out to the open waters of Buzzards Bay.

Features

Boat ramp and docks at Old Landing Wharf in Marion.

Marion and Rochester residents can launch from the town-owned ramp at Old Landing Wharf in Marion.

Located at the head of Sippican Harbor, Old Landing Wharf offers Marion and Rochester residents access to the bustling waters of the harbor and Buzzards Bay. The concrete boat ramp next to the wharf offers a place for boats large and small to launch into the harbor. Boaters can purchase a wharf slip or dinghy storage to keep their boats at Old Landing Wharf for the summer. (There’s often a wait list, so call early in the season!)

Habitats & Wildlife

Sippican Harbor’s deep, sparkling waters attract thousands of boaters each summer. From here, it’s an easy cruise out to the open waters of Buzzards Bay, where excellent fishing and sailing awaits. Kayakers can explore the inner harbor’s marshy, protected shorelines, as well as nearby Hammett Cove.

These tidal waters are full of life. Look for cormorants perched on nearby rocks and mooring balls, drying their ink-black feathers in the sun. Above, ospreys soar through the skies in summer, searching for fish swimming just below the water’s surface.

Property Owned By
Details
Hours: Dawn to dusk
Parking: Small paved parking lot; Marion or Rochester resident privilege sticker required to park at all times
Cost: $10/year for Marion resident privilege sticker; $20/year for Rochester resident privilege sticker; $75/year for boat slip (additional $100 for non-residents); $40/year for dinghy storage (additional $100 for non-residents)
Dogs: No
Facilities: Boat Ramp, Kayak Launch, Dock (wood/floating), Wharf, Picnic Tables
Boat Ramp: Yes (concrete)
Lifeguards: No
ADA Accessible: Yes

Please follow all posted rules and regulations at this property.

Address & Contact Information
291 Front St.
Marion, MA 02738
41.712607, -70.766119
Marion Harbormaster: (508) 748-3535

Please follow all posted rules and regulations at this property.

Old Landing Wharf
Marion, MA
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