Elkhorn Boat Launching Facility


Located near the Sacramento International Airport along the Sacramento River, this facility is a perfect site for boaters and their families. Picnic areas shared by oak and flowering trees are located near the boat launch ramp.

Fast Facts:

  • When this facility renovation is completed, $1.5 million in grants from the Department of Boating and Waterways and Proposition 40 will have been expended.

How to Get There:

From Interstate 5 take the Garden Highway/Airport Exit to Airport Blvd. Follow the pictorial boat launch signs to the Crossfield Drive overpass and turn left on North Bayou Way. Follow the North Bayou west from the Airport to Garden Highway where you'll find the entrance on the west side on the road (under Interstate 5).

View Elkhorn Boat Launching Facilities Map​


  • This is an excellent place for boat launching and personal
    watercraft launching

Hours and Fees:
The park is open year-round from sunrise to sunset. Self-payment is required if no fee collector is present. Special event fees vary by event.

Park Fees:

  • $6 per vehicle
  • $12 Vehicles with Trailer (ex. Boat or Horse) or RV​
  • $24​ Bus
  • Vehicle fees increase over Summer Holiday Weekends.

Picnics Allowed: Yes

Additional Information:

Not at this time​