Boating in the Refuge no wake zone (see Refuge map) is allowed from May 15 to September 30.  Boaters must maintain a 100 yard buffer from the shore to protect wildlife. Boating in the no wake zone is not allowed from October 1 to May 14.


Public boat launches are located off-Refuge on Cline Spit and the Dungeness Landing which can be accessed from Marine Drive. Boats may land only at the one designated landing site directly south of the New Dungeness Light Station from 9 am to 5 pm. The landing site is designated by two yellow pylons adjacent to the Lighthouse. Advance reservations are required.  To make reservations call (360)457-8451.