Burnham Harbor

$2.50/ft - $4.75/ft

Not Offered

Day Trip
Not Offered
1559 South East Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60605
Check-in after 12:00 PM
Check-out before 12:00 PM
VHF 71
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About Burnham Harbor

Please Note: 2-3 night minimum may be charged for special events of holidays. Burnham Harbor has a 30' minimum.

Burnham Harbor is located within walking distance of the Chicago downtown and is situated on the Museum Campus. It is the largest harbor in the Chicago Harbors system. Surrounded by a stunning skyline view, the Adler Planetarium, Shedd Aquarium, Field Museum, Soldier Field, and McCormick Place the harbor is a focal point of the City of Chicago. Burnham Harbor is also home to the Burnham Park Yacht Club. The harbor has 1126 slips, mooring cans, and star docks and can accommodate boats from 28’-100’+ in length.

Transient docking is available; please call the harbor directly for reservations any time after May 15. Burnham Harbor has a fuel dock facility with gas and diesel fuels. There is a laundry facility in the Ship’s Store. Waste pump-out equipment is available on a no-charge basis. There is a 3-lane launch ramp at the harbor with parking for approximately 43 vehicles with trailers. There is a mast stepping/unstopping capability at the Burnham Park Yacht Club, located on the east side of Burnham Harbor. The harbor monitors channels 9 and 16 and the switch to/working channel is 71.

Boaters, please note: No Overnight Trailer Parking is permitted.


  • Gas
  • Diesel
  • Water
  • Electrical


  • Floating Docks
  • Ice
  • Launch Ramp
  • Laundry
  • Pumpout
  • Restrooms
  • Restaurant
  • Security
  • Ship Store
  • Showers
  • Wireless Internet


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