Our Marina


Heritage Harbor Ottawa has the ideal marina.

Our full-service, state of the art marina has a capacity of over 450 slips plus marine sales and service. The Marina’s operations include: dual access boat ramps and a dry stack storage facility is planned for the near future. You can get anything you need for your day on the water at our ship’s store and our marina-side bar & grill, The Red Dog Grill.

Located on the Starved Rock pool of the Illinois River in Ottawa, IL, Heritage Harbor is a deep water marina only 90 minutes southwest of downtown Chicago, IL. Heritage Harbor offers world-class boating amenities with scenic waterfront properties only minutes from Starved Rock and conveniently located near two major interstate highways.

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Everyone loves our state of the art marina.

• Marina specifications: 32 acres, harbor channel opening 200′, harbor depth 7.5′
• 460+ wet slips (approximately 110 currently)
◦ 35′-60′ lengths (Larger slips available on a limited basis)
◦ State-of-the-art, single-load floating docks
◦ Private dock boxes for each slip
• 250 indoor dry stack slots, accommodating boats up to 30′ (coming soon)
• Sand volleyball and picnic area
• Red Dog Grill Restaurant- marina-side restaurant & pool-side beverage service
• The Harbor Pool Outdoor swimming pool
• Access to large private island beach “South Beach” on Bull’s Island
• Walking paths along Harbor Walk and throughout the resort community
• Easy access to the 61-mile Illinois and Michigan Canal Trail
• Lighted utility pedestals – up to double 50-amp service, fresh water and cable service
• WiFi service throughout the resort

Amenities to enhance your boating experience

• Bathroom and shower facilities
• Marina’s Ship store
• Double-lane boat launch area
• Full service fuel dock with gas and diesel
• Pump-out services
• Auto & trailer parking
• Full-service boat dealership with an on-call mechanical staff
• Winter boat storage, indoor and outdoor
• On-call management staff
• On-call concierge services and events planning staff
• 24/7 On-site security and assistance

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