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About Bayport Marina Association


Bayport Marina is the “Marina That Thinks It’s a Resort!” As the premier marina on the beautiful and historic St. Croix River, we offer covered and uncovered, premium, 32′-70′ slips for purchase or lease in our protected harbor, as well as overnight transient slips for any size boat. We would love to have you join us!


Boat on the beautiful and historic St. Croix River—one of the cleanest rivers in the world!
Dock your boat in our deep, protected harbor for a calm and peaceful stay.
Dine at Mallards on the St. Croix, the world-class, on-site restaurant with dockside delivery!
Relax at our family and pet-friendly, private marina and resort, while you enjoy our heated pool, tennis courts, clubhouse, patio and picnic spaces, gas grills throughout, bonfire pits, restrooms with showers, Fuel Dock and “Boatique”, free Wi-Fi, and many other amenities!

We are a thrilled you stopped by to learn more about our resort and marina, as well as the services we have to offer. We have a wide array of amenities (including a heated pool), we have a highly trained service team ready to address all your boat refinishing and repair needs, our full-service Fuel Dock & “Boatique” has everything you need for a day out on the river, and the on-site restaurant, Mallards on the St. Croix, provides world-class dining right here on the St. Croix!

Take a look at our gallery if you would like to see pictures, video, and an interactive tour of our marina!

Awards & Recognition:


2016 Boater’s Choice at Marinas.com for “Top 5 Best Destination & Resort” marinas!


We are 1 of only 7 certified Clean Marinas in Minnesota!

Boater's Choice 2015 - Marinas.com

2015 Boater’s Choice at Marinas.com for “Top 5 Best Destination & Resort” marinas!

Stillwater Gazette Reader's Choice Award

2017 Reader’s Choice – Best Marina, the Stillwater Gazette!

ValvTect Marine Fuel

Bayport Marina is a Certified ValvTect Marina and their 2008 Marina of the Year!

Stillwater Gazette - 2015 Reader's Choice - Best Marina

2015 Reader’s Choice – Best Marina, the Stillwater Gazette!

Bayport Marina Mission Statement

Bayport Marina strives to be the best quality Marina in the Midwest by providing the finest full-service facilities and professional and courteous service to our membership and customers.

Bayport Marina, located at mile marker 19, is at the south end of what was known as South Stillwater, known today as the City of Bayport, Minnesota and is just minutes from the Twin Cities.

The Scenic St. Croix River

The Saint Croix National Scenic River Way is a tributary to the Mississippi River, located at mile marker 811.4 at Prescott, Wisconsin. The St. Croix is a beautiful natural boundary water separating the states of Minnesota and Wisconsin.

An area with high bluffs and historic charm that dates back to days of logging, saw mills and steam boat travel, the marina and the town offer amenities that makes this destination an enjoyable experience.

As we are full service, you and your crew will enjoy our friendly staff that can help you with your needs, if for a day, a week or even longer.

About Bayport Marina

  • 1964 – DNR issued dredging and construction permit authorizing construction of marina site.
  • 1983- After 20 years, a construction use permit was issued with special provisions:
    50 transient + 60 Sailboat + 121 Powerboat = Total 231 Slips
  • 1984-1985 – Docks and facility construction completed
  • 1986-1988 – Developer operated facility
  • April 1988 – Developer sold marina to a management group
  • Fall 1988 – Bayport boaters disenchanted with management and services provided
    by “absentee” management group formed an Association and purchased the Marina on
    September 24, 1988.
  • 1989 – Volunteer member management committees hired initial staff including
    Service Manager Gregg Nelson and Office Administrator Marianne Beyer
  • 1990 – Hired General Manager Marshall Nowlin. Management team in place since the beginning.
  • 2010 – Gregg Nelson hired as new General Manager. Marianne retires and Kathy Curtis is hired.
  • 2011 – Cliff Lewis hired to replace Gregg Nelson who retires after 22 years of service.
  • 2014 – Kori Derrick is hired as new Office Manager.

Some of our Partners Include:

Association of Marina Industries Logo

AMI, or the Association of Marina Industries, is a non-profit membership organization dedicated exclusively to serving the needs of the marina industry.

Boat MN

Founded in 1956, the North Central Marine Association promotes marine industry vitality and retail profitability in the North Central region of the United States through member services, legislative action and educational programs.


Welcome to the Water on National Marina Day is a nationwide boating event dedicated to grow boating participation across North America.


The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas is the only North American association dedicated to furthering the interests of boat and engine dealers and other marine-related retailers throughout North America.


The Antique and Classic Boat Society – Bob Speltz Land-O-Lakes ACBS Chapter. They visit BMA with their beautifully restored boats every year for our Classic & Antique Boat Show!


Discover Boating is an industry-wide effort to promote the boating lifestyle and improve the boating experience to increase participation and ultimately sales of marine products and services.

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Of the one million-plus dependents adversely affected by deployments,
nearly 9 out of 10 do not qualify for federal scholarship assistance.
Since 2007, the Folds of Honor has carried forth this singular, noble
mission. To close the gap, providing educational support to spouses and
children of America’s fallen and wounded soldiers.


Let’s Go Fishing provides no cost fishing and boating excursions to seniors (55+), persons with physical or developmental disabilities, ALL military members & families of those on deployment. Veterans, and inter-generational youth.Bayport Marina is pleased to provide a slip for Let’s Go Fishing as a donation because we are so thrilled with their work!