City of Alpena Marina


City of Alpena's Marina                                                                                                  Don 1st pci
Harbor Drive at Chisholm Street
Alpena, MI 49707

Slip Information: 989.356.0551
Harbormaster: 989.354.1733
Fax: 989.354.1709
Channel 9 is also monitored by Thunder Bay Shores Marine            

Shannon Smolinski                                 
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Photo Courtesy of Don LaBarre

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Welcome to the City of Alpena's Marina. Our Marina is owned and maintained by the City of Alpena, operated by Thunder Bay Shores Marine, Inc. and governed by the policies of the Michigan State Waterways Commission, a division of the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. All of our guidelines follow our grant-in-aid agreement with the Michigan State Waterways Commission and City regulations.

Located on Lake Huron's Thunder Bay, the City of Alpena offers a full service marina to the boating public with several amenities located at or close to the docks. 

Click here for more information on what Downtown Alpena has to offer!

   1 Downtown Dining                                             

2 performers

Dockside amenities:

Dockside water hook up
Dockside electric (30 & 50-amp) 
Gasoline and diesel sales
Pump-out service (fee of $5)


Onsite amenities:

Fish Cleaning Station
Boat Launch (daily or yearly rates)                                                                                                                    
Boater's Restroom and Showers
Boat Hoist
Long-Term Parking
Dog Run
Day Use Dockage
24-hour Security
Marine Repairs
Grills/Picnic Tables
Marine Supplies

3 Downtown Dog

Available Nearby

Basketball and Tennis Courts
City Parks
Transportation Rental
Dog Park
Performing Arts
Bike Paths
NOAA Museum
Glass Bottom Boat Tours


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                                                            Photo Courtesy of Melissa Sobeck

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                                                                                                                                                                  Photo Courtesy of Don LaBarre

Thunder Bay Shores Marine, Inc., operates the marina on behalf of the City of Alpena.  Under the guidance of Rich McTaggart, our marina offers a maintenance/repair facility, marina store, friendly dockhands to help boaters cast off and tie up, refueling boats with gasoline or diesel, and a sewage pump-out station.

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Marina Operator - Thunder Bay Shores Marine
Richard McTaggart 
Phone: 989.356.0551
Fax: 989.354.6871

Dockhands are available 7 days a week from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. between June 1 through Labor Day weekend. Please contact our Dock House at 989-356-6639. Channel 9 is also monitored by Thunder Bay Shores Marine. 

April 15 - May 31 / Labor Day - October 31 
Hours 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday. Closed on Sunday.

We hope all first-time visitors will enjoy the sanctuary our port provides.