Dakota County Marina

Find Dakota County Minnesota marinas. Marinas provide information on boat docking, supplies, and facilities for personal watercraft, boats, ships, and yachts.


Hastings Marina 1111 1st Street East Hastings MN 55033 651-437-9621


River Heights Marina 4455 66th Street East Inver Grove Heights MN 55076 651-455-4974

Twin City Marina 4455 64th Street East Inver Grove Heights MN 55076 651-455-9111

About Dakota County Marinas

Dakota County Marinas are publicly accessible waterfront facilities that provide access to the water and space to moor or dock small boats and yachts in Dakota County, MN. In addition to docking and storage, Dakota County Marinas often sell fuel and marine supplies, offer boat repair and maintenance services, and provide bilge and sewage pump-outs. They may offer boat rentals and boat operation or safety instructional classes as well. Some Marinas in Dakota County provide water, television, and phone hookups.

You may contact Marinas for questions about:
  • Dakota County Marina facilities and amenities
  • Boat docks and mooring
  • Membership, fees, and services
  • Dakota County boat repair, maintenance, and electrical service
  • Emergency marine towing in Dakota County
  • Marine fuel docks and stations
Marinas in Dakota County, Minnesota

There are more than 11,000 Marinas operating in the U.S., excluding private clubs. They may be publicly or privately owned and operated. Publicly owned docks in Dakota County are usually operated by municipalities. Management and maintenance may be performed as a municipal operation, or it may be contracted out to a Marina management company. Dakota County privately owned Marinas are predominantly owner operated. A Marina may be a freestanding facility or one component of a larger waterfront and upland development. Dakota County Marinas may include boating docks, sailing and yacht clubs, and boat ramps.

Dakota County Boat Docks & Storage

Marina operations include maintaining the dock, pilings, floating docks, and other waterside structures, and providing for periodic replacement of these structures. Management of a large parking area is also usually involved. Dakota County Marinas may offer dry stack storage or rack storage in large buildings. In these cases, operations also entail moving boats into and out of storage using forklifts and placing boats in the water using elevator lifts.

Destination Marinas

In addition to Marinas offering customary services, some specialized Marina types exist such as Destination Marinas that provide a wide range of amenities beyond just docking facilities. They cater to Dakota County boaters who seek additional recreational activities, and they are often associated with restaurants, hotels, retail developments, golf courses, and other leisure offerings.