Encinal Boat Ramp

Encinal Boat Ramp

Established in 1981

The Encinal Boat Ramp is located on Central Avenue west of Encinal High School.

September 10, 2019 UPDATE

The Encinal Boat Launch Facility (Facility) is a public marina launch and is an important recreational facility for the community of boaters, paddlers and sailors. For this Facility, the City of Alameda (City) received two grants from the Division of Boating and Waterways. One grant was for the planning, construction design, and permits, in the amount of $300,000, and the other grant was for construction, in the amount of $1,450,000. 

Construction includes:

  • Installing a new two-lane boat ramp;
  • Removing two piles and installing four new piles;
  • Installing two boat docks - one for motorized boats and one for non-motorized watercraft;
  • Installing a new restroom, including a new outdoor shower and fish cleaning station;
  • Building new concrete pathways and a kayak laydown pad;
  • Installing lighting;
  • ADA improvements; and
  • Resurfacing and restriping the parking lot.

Construction is now completed and the boat launch facility is open to the public. The rockwall is still available for fishing and the beach access remains open for all non-motorized boat launching.


Central Ave - located behind Encinal High School, Alameda 94501  View Map

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