Fore River Boat Facility

(aka South Portland Municipal Boat Ramp)

This all-tide launch in Bug Light Park features twin ramps offering immediate access to Portland Harbor and Casco Bay, plus lots of parking and a long tie-up float. 


  • Staffed 6:00 am - 6:00 pm during season
  • Seniors get free day/launch pass
  • Season passes for parking & launch available at kiosk
  • The ramp parking lot and other adjacent areas are available for overnight or long-term use, if space is available. Advance permission is required by calling (207) 767-7650.


Options  Resident Rate Non-resident Rate
Season Boat Launch Pass $60 $80
Season Parking Pass $60 $80
Day/Launch Pass $6 $8
Overnight Parking Pass * $6 $8
1 Night = 2 days $12 $16

*Overnight parking passes available at the South Portland Community Center, 21 Nelson Rd, South Portland. Pricing is based on number of days care is in lot. 

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