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WASHINGTON DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND WILDLIFE     Print Version
NEWS RELEASE
600 Capitol Way North, Olympia, WA 98501-1091


August 26, 2008
Contact: Penny Warren, (360) 249-1207

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Pleasant Harbor public boat launch
to close Sept. 8-12

OLYMPIA The public boat launch at Pleasant Harbor near Brinnon on Hood Canal will be closed Sept. 8-12 while the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) wraps up an improvement project at the site.

The launch was previously scheduled to close earlier in September but recent heavy rains made the ground too wet to work, said Penny Warren, WDFW regional lands supervisor. The launch will now be closed from 12:01 a.m. Monday, Sept. 8 to 11:59 p.m. Friday, Sept. 12.

The Pleasant Harbor launch is closing while WDFW completes a two-year improvement project at the site, Warren, WDFW regional lands supervisor.

Were sorry to close the site down for these days, but its exciting to put the final touches on this important project, Warren said.

Funded through a grant from the Washington State Recreation Conservation Office, the new amenities at the popular launch include a double boat ramp, a float, restroom, an asphalt road and paved parking. WDFW also widened the road to the site and installed new water retention ponds and lighting. Work crews will finish the road and parking lot during the closures in September.

Warren said two alternative launch sites are available nearby while Pleasant Harbor is under construction. The sites are located at Triton Cove State Park, which is approximately five miles south of Pleasant Harbor and the Quilcene launch site, which is approximately 15 miles north at the end of Linger Longer Road.