Tinker Creek Canoe Launch Revised
Location and Hours
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
Launch Site Watercraft Rules
- Open sunrise to sunset.
- Small watercraft only, such as canoes and kayaks.
- Lifejackets required.
- 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
EMERGENCIES - Dial 911
Amenities at the Tinker Creek Canoe Launch site include:
- Paved parking lot with handicapped spaces available
- Concrete boat ramp
- Canoe rack
- Picnic area
- Informational kiosk
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.