Station Updates:

Inspection Stations at Bloedel Donovan, South Bay, and Lake Samish are scheduled to re-open on April 22. To schedule an inspection by appointment before then, please call (360) 778-7975.

Hours are subject to change without notice and are dependent on weather conditions. For current hours of operation at any of these locations please call (360) 778-7975.

Inspection Locations

City of Bellingham – Public Works – Natural Resources
2200 Nevada Street, Bellingham, WA 98229
Inspections by appointment.

Bloedel Donovan Park Boat Launch
2214 Electric Ave, Bellingham, WA 98229
Open 7 days a week, 5:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. starting April 22.

Lake Whatcom South Bay WDFW Boat Launch
South Bay Drive, Sedro-Woolley, WA 98284
Open weekends, 6 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. starting April 22.

Lake Samish WDFW Boat Launch
East Lake Samish Drive, Bellingham, WA 98229
Open 7 days a week, 5:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. starting April 22.

Sudden Valley Marina
Gate 1, 20 Marina Drive, Bellingham, WA 98229
Private marina for member/resident use only. Inspections by appointment.

Sudden Valley Inspection Day
Sunday, May 7th
Sudden Valley Marina
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Lutherwood Camp and Retreat Center Boat Launch
1185 Roy Rd, Bellingham, WA 98229
Private launch for camp and retreat center visitor use only. Inspections by appointment.

Current watercraft inspection fees

Whatcom Boat Inspection Program (For questions or to schedule an appointment on-site): 778-7975

Did you know?

Zebra and quagga mussels were first found in Lake Mead in 2007. They were probably introduced by a boat coming from the eastern United States.

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