Serves as a shallow draft recreational harbor. Project depth is 8 feet. Contains nearly one mile of federal navigation channel stretching from the mouth of the Pensaukee River into Lake Michigan.
This project serves primarily charter fishing and recreational navigation interests. The local community has established a significant infrastructure around the harbor facilities that generates income from harbor users and visitors to the area.
Maintenance dredging is required infrequently. The harbor was last dredged in 1993. Maintenance dredging is currently required.