“The Elite Fleet tier of Boaters’ Choice marinas represents the marinas that went above and beyond to delight boaters in 2023, maintaining an average star rating of at least 4.7 and receiving at least 10 reviews throughout the year”.
Harbor and Boat Launch 2023 Harbor Survey Results
Our knowledgeable and helpful staff members welcome you to our 213-slip marina and boat launch located on East Grand Traverse Bay. We are nestled between 2 pristine sandy beaches in the quaint port-side village of Elk Rapids, MI. We also offer slips in Elk Lake and a boat launch for you to explore and enjoy the Antrim County Chain of Lakes. Enjoy our well maintained, enhanced, and unique Harbor amenities. The downtown district of Elk Rapids is just a few steps away. Enjoy fine and casual dining, extensive shopping, antique shops, art galleries, community events, farmers markets, festivals and outstanding recreational opportunities. Staff invites you to make Elk Rapids your port of call.
Seasonal Dockage is currently operating from waiting lists. Waiting list applications are available at Village Office, Harbor Office and for Download – WAIT LIST APPLICATION (PDF). We offer 5 separate waiting lists. When a slip becomes available, staff will call the first person on the relevant waiting list. See Waiting List Rules for details.
Transient Dockage is available May to October. Reservations may be made beginning at 8 AM on May 15
NOTICE: TRANSIENT SLIP RESERVATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED BY PHONE ON MAY 15, 2024. PLEASE MAKE RESERVATIONS ON DOCKWA.COM OR IN PERSON AT THE HARBOR. RESERVATIONS BY PHONE WILL BE ACCEPTED STARTING MAY 16TH @ 8:00AM.
There is a 14-day stay limit during peak season (waived if there are open slips). Check-out is 11 AM. Approximately 50 slips of various lengths are designated for Transient use. Elk Rapids is a State of Michigan sponsored Harbor of Refuge, staff will not turn you away in emergency situations.
Shopping Dockage is available for short-term docking. Hail the Harbor on channel 73 for availability. Staff will assign the best slip available so you can enjoy shopping, dining, or any of the amenities of Elk Rapids.
The Fuel Dock features Premium Diesel Fuel w/ Valvtect & Ethanol Free Premium Gasoline w/Valvtect. Tanks are tested annually and are proven free of excess water and biological contamination. Pump-out facilities are also available on the fuel dock.
Live Harbor Cam
The Michigan Clean Marina Foundation has certified Elk Rapids Grace Memorial Harbor a “Michigan Clean Marina”