Both Big and Stone Lagoons have boat ramp access. (camping)
Surf fishing and clamming: 7 1/2 miles north of Arcata (near McKinleyville) off Hwy 101 (exit Clam Beach Park off-ramp). (Camping).
Samoa Boat Ramp County Park
Samoa Bridge Boat Ramp
South end of the bridge in Eureka
Eureka Public Marina
Two lane boat launch into Humboldt Bay
Bonnie Gool Dock
located near the Adorni Center at 101 Waterfront Drive and "L" Street.
A free county boat ramp that provides access to the southern half of Humboldt Bay.
Pedrazzini Boat Ramp
Loleta - Access to mouth of the Eel River. Take Cannibal Island Rd. out of Loleta to Cock Robin Island Rd. Ramp is before bridge on right.
Van Duzen County Park
From Fortuna - 12 miles east on Hwy 36. Beautiful virgin redwood groves great for picnicking, camping, hiking, fishing and swimming in the Van Duzen River. (camping)
Southern Humboldt Community Park
Mario's Marina & Motel, public boat launch.
Shelter Cove 533 Machi Road.