Blaquiere Point boat ramp plans will soon need public approval


Drawing courtesy of Petersburg Ranger District

This drawing depicts the proposed concrete boat ramp and gravel parking area at Blaquiere Point, a popular boat launch for users of the Stikine River.

Pending public approval of the plans, the Blaquiere Point boat launch rebuild will be a reality soon.

According to U.S. Forest Ranger Jason Anderson, plans for the proposed extension of the Blaquiere Point boat launch, are one step further along in the approval process.

“We should be going out with a preliminary design that the Forest Service has cooked up,” Anderson said.

Blaquiere Point is located at the intersection of Sumner and Dry Straits on the southeast corner of Mitkof Island, about 26.5 miles southeast of Petersburg.

The Blaquiere Point project is a partnership between Federal...

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