Knappa Docks

Nautical Information
Reach Name: 
The Refuge
NOAA Chart Number: 
18523
River Mile: 
28
Knows as Knappa Docks because of the old barge that still exists. Launching from the dock is not advised. Use the small beach upstream of the dock, which can be difficult to launch from at high tide because most of the beach is under water.  The site provides excllent access to the Lewis and Clark Wildlife Refuge.
Additional Launch Site Information
Environmental Considerations: 
Landing and camping on any National Wildlife Refuge islands is strictly prohibited.
Safety Considerations: 
Tides and currents can be very strong. Many old pilings dot the shoreline. The dock itself is falling apart and decrepit. Be extremely careful on and around dock.
ADA Accessibility: 
None
Launch Details
Hours of Operation: 
Not posted
Tidal Influence: 
Launch is very steep at high tide.
Shore Description: 
Mud
Launch Type: 
Shore
Launch Fees: 
No
Launch Fees - Description: 
Dock Description: 
Ramp Lanes: 
Parking Fees: 
No
Parking Fees - Description: 
Parking Type: 
Day
Number of Parking Spaces: 
~10
Restrooms: 
No
Restroom Type: 
Flush
Launch Location
Driving Directions: 
Nearest City: 
Knappa
Launch Site Address: 
Knappa, OR
United States
Contact Info
Site Manager Organization: 
Clatsop County
Site Manager Contact: 
Mike Robison
Site Manager Title: 
Finance/Parks Director
Site Manager Phone: 
503-325-8565
Site Manager Email: 
Site Manager Location: 
PO Box 1070
Astoria, OR 97103
United States