Sunset Bay Ramp Closures
The launch ramp will be closed during the day for dock removal the week of Oct 2-6,2023. It will re-open daily from 3:30 pm to 9 pm and open for the weekend. The railroad crossing into the Sunset Bay community will be closed the week of Oct 9-13; both the park and the town launch will be inaccessible for launching that week.
Sunset Bay State Marine Park is located on Cattaraugus Creek near the river's mouth with easy access onto Lake Erie. The park has modest accommodations for boaters, picnickers and anglers. The site has been designed to be wheelchair accessible.
The park is also within easy walking distance to the Town of Hanover Beach on Lake Erie for swimming during the summer months.
Reservations for slips (both seasonal and transient) will be open for the season, online, beginning December 1, at 9 AM of the prior year. Follow the "Marina Reservations" link below under Resources.
Absolutely no overnight camping in the parking lot is permitted.
Park Staff on Site Mid-May through Early-Oct:
6:00 am - 8:00 pm Friday-Monday & Holidays
6:00 am - 6:00 pm Tuesday-Thursday
Launching\Marina Use Parking: $ 7 (Includes row boats, kayaks, etc.)
Community Parking: $10 (Designated area only)
Launches prior to staffed hours are expected to pay upon return.
Day Use Dock Rentals -
Personal Watercraft: $ 7
Overnight Dock Rentals -
Personal Watercraft: $12 per night
Boats: $30 per night
Holiday or Weekend Surcharge: $3 per night
Out of State Surcharge: $5 per stay
Seasonal Dock Rentals -
Personal Watercraft: $400
Boats: $46 per foot