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New Buffalo Harbor: The Harbor of Harbor Country
New Buffalo Harbor, the harbor of Harbor Country, has a thousand boat slips with thousands of hours of water sports fun: boating, jet-skiing, fishing, kayaking, and stand-up paddle boarding. Play on the big lake or enjoy one of our water trails. Do it yourself or use an outfitter. The Galien River Great Lakes Marsh is a dream to explore for paddlers and birders alike. The City Transient Marina, City Boat Launch, and local marine businesses are available to serve you.
A busy Labor Day weekend at New Buffalo Harbor:
View of the Harbor:
New Buffalo Harbor has more than 950 boat slips: 921 seasonal marina and condo association slips, 32 transient-public slips, 13 under construction for The Peninsula, and several up-river private slips.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Fact Sheet, Dredging Information, Project Map, Harbor Infrastructure Inventory, and most recent Condition of Channel Survey are available on their New Buffalo Harbor Project Overview webpage.
The economic impact of New Buffalo Harbor on all of Harbor Country is monumental. The Harbor generates over $7.7 million in revenue throughout the area, which supports 130 jobs, and those jobs generate $2.5 million annually in labor income (source: New Buffalo Harbor Fact Sheet, U.S. Army Corp of Engineers, 2010.)
New Buffalo Harbor – Facing south (image courtesy USACE).
NEW BUFFALO PUBLIC WATERFRONT MAP