Shallow draft commercial harbor that primarily serves recreational uses. Project depth is 14 feet in the harbor entrance, 12 feet in the outer harbor, 10 feet in turning basin No. 1, 10 feet in Trail Creek from turning basin No. 1 to turning basin No. 2, and 6 feet in Trail Creek from turning basin No. 2 to E. Street.
Harbor structures consist of 2,304 feet of timber crib breakwaters, a west pier 835 feet long, and an east pier 2,276 feet long. The federal channel is 2 miles long. Dredge material from Trail Creek has previously been disposed in landfills, though a new location is needed.
Port hosts a USCG Search and Rescue station and is a harbor of refuge. Maintenance of the harbor is required to allow the USCG to complete their mission and reduce the life-safety risk to all marine users.