The Tinker Creek Canoe Launch is located at 801 3rd Street, Vinton, across from the Vinton Public Works Department. It is open year-round from sunrise to sunset, weather and water conditions permitting.
Launch Site Watercraft Rules
Open sunrise to sunset
Small watercraft only, such as canoes and kayaks
No alcohol or drugs
Carry in; carry out
Obey all state boating regulations
Use at your own risk, assuming all liability
Use only when water conditions are safe
Put in and take out only in designated areas. Stay off private properties
No swimming, wading, fishing at the launch site
Report any concerns to: 540-983-0601 during normal business hours 540-562-3265 after normal business hours
For emergencies dial 911.
Amenities at the Tinker Creek Canoe Launch site include:
Concrete boat ramp
Paved parking lot with handicapped spaces available
Thanks to our Partners
Special thanks to our partners in this project: Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, Appalachian Power, and Eagle Scout candidate, Jack Cranwell. Without the support of our partners, this project would not have been possible.