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Tisdale Boat Launching Facility


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Boat Launch Status

Sutter County Tisdale Boat Launching Facility Sign The Tisdale Boat Launch Facility on the Sacramento River south of the Sutter County community of Meridian will be the only boat access point to the Sacramento River from the Sutter County side of the river.

The launch facility is located at the Tisdale Weir, at the Sacramento River at the end of Tisdale Road, in western Sutter County.

Sutter County Tisdale Boat Launching Facility Parking The two-lane launch ramp is 32 feet wide and 152 feet long and the parking area slab is 88 feet wide and 750 feet long with 43 vehicle/trailer parking spaces. It cost $1.4 million and was funded through a grant from the California Department of Boating and Waterways, utilizing funds generated by taxes on boats. Sutter County Tisdale Boat Launching Facility Ramp

This boat launching facility is north of Knights Landing on a stretch of the river that is also excellent for steelhead, striped bass and sturgeon.

Location and Hours


Located at the Tisdale Weir, north of Knights Landing.

  • From State Highway 20: Turn south on Tarke Road. Go approximately 2.8 miles, turn east on McGrath Road. Turn south on Germaire. Go over the bridge and turn right into the entrance to the boat launch facility.
  • From State Highway 113: Turn northwest on Reclamation Road as you enter the town of Robbins. Go approximately 11.2 miles and turn east on Tisdale Road. Tisdale Road will go under Reclamation Road and continue westward for approximately 1.9 miles to the intersection with Cranmore Road. Turn right onto Cranmore Road. After traveling 1,000 feet, turn left (south) onto Tisdale Road. The entrance to the launching facility is ahead 0.20 miles at the end of the road.

Hours of Operation
Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week


  • No restrooms available
  • May launch 2 boats at one time
  • Floating docks are at the base of the ramp to access boats and load people and supplies


  • Ample parking for boaters and day use
  • Large pull in stalls for vehicles and trailers

Boat Launch Fees


To Purchase Annual Boat Launch Permits:
  • For Boat Launch Annual Permits contact Sutter County General Services at (530) 822-7410 or view the Instructions Online.

Contact Information

General Services
146 Garden Hwy
Yuba City, CA  95991
Phone Number:
(530) 822-7410
Fax Number:
(530) 822-7249