Peterson Yacht Basin

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Launchpoint A: Walnut Ave

Walnut Avenue, Newport News, VA 32607

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  • Hours of Use: Sunrise to Sunset
  • Parking: 29 Vehicle parking spaces. 26 Trailer parking spaces
  • Launch Access: Easy access boat ramp. Floating dock too high for easy access of most boats
  • Water Conditions: Tidal saltwater
  • Boat Traffic: Yes
  • Facilities: Porta John. Picnic table with covered table
  • Solitude: Little
  • Cost: Free


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Launchpoint B: 16th Street Pier

16th Street, Newport News, VA 32607

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  • Hours of Use: Not posted
  • Parking: 36 Parking spaces. 2 Handicap parking spaces
  • Launch Access: Beach launch entails a small walk from parking lot across grassy lot leading into a small strip of sand
  • Water Conditions: Tidal saltwater. Subject to high winds
  • Boat Traffic: Yes
  • Facilities: Porta John
  • Solitude: Little
  • Cost: Free

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