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Salem - Kernwood Marina / McCabe Park

Access: Public; Open Daily from 7am - 10pm (May 15 - Oct. 15)

Parking: Public Parking lot - Fee (seasonal); Residents need parking sticker.

Launch: Dock/Ramp

Tidal Influences: Not Sensitive

Charts: NOAA -13275 (1:25,000) or NOAA 13274 (1:40,000)


Kernwood McCabe Marina Point

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The Kernwood Marina is a public boat landing adjacent to McCabe Park, a City of Salem recreation area with walking trails along the Danvers River. The facilities include a boat ramp, parking, floating docks, a dinghy storage rack and picnic tables. A portable restroom is available seasonally.
Parking is $10 for non-residents. Salem residents must have a current park sticker to avoid a fee from May 15 - Oct. 15.


Kernwood Marina

The Kernwood Marina/McCabe Park parking lot over looks the Danvers River and is downstream of the Salem - Beverly Bridge. This parking lot has ~ 30 trailor spaces and ~ 20 standard sized parking spaces.


Kernwood Boat Ramp

The boat ramp is located at the bottom of the parking lot. A floating dock is located to the right of the ramp when facing the Danvers River, and an additional dock is available during summer months on the left side of the boat ramp.


Featured Trails of Kernwood Marina - Salem

Kernwood McCabe Trails

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For tidal information, consult The North Shore Tide Charts.

The above map provides suggestions for possible routes but is not a navigational map. Please refer to a nautical chart particularly if you are not familiar with the area and always be aware of weather conditions, boat traffic and other safety precautions while out on the water.