The Sorting Gap Marina in Fort Frances Ontario

Sorting Gap Marina

LaVerendrye Parkway on Rainy Lake


Sorting Gap Marina

Sorting Gap Marina is a full service marina on Rainy River just west of Rainy Lake, and 1 mile from Point Park, open from mid-May to Labour Day.

The marina offers

  • slip rentals for the season
  • launch passes (daily and seasonal)
  • gas and oil
  • sewage disposal
  • confectionary items 

Situated at the Sorting Gap Marina site are two historic attractions: the Lookout Tower and the Tugboat Hallett.  If you want a birds eye view of Fort Frances climb the 115 steps of the tower and take a look.

Boat Launch Services

For more information and slip rentals in the off season contact the Memorial Sports Centre at 807-274-4561.

View Boat Slip Rental Locations (PDF)

To purchase a daily, seasonal or commercial launch pass, please login to the purchasing portal below. New users will have to sign up. Once logged in, click the activities heading, then choose the type of pass, then pay.

Purchase a Boat Launch Pass

The launch area is actively monitored. Failure to hold a valid launch pass will result in enforcement action.

Contact Information

Sorting Gap Marina (Open Victoria Day Weekend to Labour Day)

May and June Hours of Operation

Monday and Tuesday - Closed
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday - 12:00pm to 8:00pm
Saturday and Sunday - 7:00am to 7:00pm

July and August hours will be posted by June 28, 2024


1011 Front Street
Fort Frances, ON  P9A 1A3