Parking & Directions

Public Cruises

Most public cruises will board the Portland Spirit at Salmon Springs Dock in downtown Portland, but the vessel and boarding location is subject to change. Departure points are indicated during checkout or refer to your booking confirmation.

Salmon Springs Dock:
1010 SW Naito Pkwy, Portland, OR 97204

Salmon Springs Parking Recommendations:
Southbound on SW Naito Pkwy, eastbound on SW Salmon Street and westbound on SW Taylor Street.

56 SW Taylor Street, Portland OR 97204
Enter from SW Taylor St westbound, mid-block, left; 6’4″ clearance

1. SW First and Jefferson
123 SW Jefferson St, Portland, OR 97204
Enter from Jefferson westbound, mid-block, right; 7′ clearance

2. SW Fourth and Yamhill*
818 SW 4th Ave, Portland, OR 97204
Enter on SW 4th northbound, mid-block, right; 6’9″ clearance

1101 SW Naito Pkwy, Portland, OR 97204
Less than a block away from the boarding dock on SW Naito Pkwy, between Salmon St. and Hawthorne Bridge; enter from Naito Pkwy Southbound.

The city of Portland provides one disability parking space in front of the Rose Festival Foundation office adjacent to Salmon Springs Fountain. Enter from Naito Pkwy (northbound only).

Closest Max Light rail stations:
Red (Airport/City Center/Beaverton) and Blue (Hillsboro/City Center/Gresham) Lines
Stop at SW 1st & Yamhill

Explorer Jetboat & Private Cruises

Our Explorer Jetboat cruises board 15 minutes prior to the departure time on your boarding confirmation from our Caruthers Landing Dock.

Most private events will board their chartered vessel from Caruthers Landing, but the boarding location is determined by the organization’s event planner.

Caruthers Landing Dock:
110 SE Caruthers St. Portland OR 97214

Caruthers Landing has an upper gravel lot and lower paved lot that can accommodate approximately 100 vehicles. Both lots are complimentary to cruising guests. Available on a first come, first served basis.

Closest Light Rail stations:
Portland Streetcar A Loop
Stop at OMSI/SE Water

TriMet Light Rail Orange Line
Stop at OMSI/SE Water

Bus transportation:
OMSI/SE Water stop on the 179 or FX2 routes

If you have a question regarding your boarding location, please call our office during regular business hours.