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Water Access
The Natural Resources Division provides opportunities for the public to access the water for fishing, crabbing, boating or beach combing. 

Water Trail Adventures in Calvert County, Maryland guide is available now. 

Guides will be available at sites throughout the county such as Kings Landing Park, Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum, Solomons Visitor Center, Solomons Boat Ramp, North Beach Welcome Center, Chesapeake Beach Town Hall, and Battle Creek Cypress Swamp Nature Center. Calvert County residents should call the Calvert County Natural Resources Division at 410-535-5327 if they would like a free copy mailed to them. The guide can be purchased ($3 to cover postage) from the DNR Outdoor Store at

Download a copy of the Water Trail guide (4 MB pdf)

Trailered Boat Ramp
 Kayak and Canoe Launch

  • Kings Landing Park, 3255 Kings Landing Road, Huntingtown (200 ft. walk to Patuxent River, pier or natural shoreline) No fees.
  • Nan's Cove, 8081 Broomes Island Road, Broomes Island (direct access to Patuxent River, floating dock) No fees.
  • Solomons Boat Ramp and Fishing Pier, 14195 Solomons Island S, Solomons (direct access to Patuxent River, ramp) Ramp fee charged.
  • Flag Ponds Nature Park, 1525 Flag Ponds Parkway, Lusby (1/2 mile walk to Chesapeake Bay; natural shoreline, no ramp) Entrance fee charged.
  • North Beach 9023 Bay Avenue, North Beach, MD 20714. Rentals available. Beach fees may apply.
  • Chesapeake Beach. 4075 Gordon Stinnett Ave, Chesapeake Beach, MD 20732. Rentals available. Ramp fee charged.
  • Jefferson Patterson Park. 10515 Mackall Road, St. Leonard, MD 20685.
  • Hallowing Point Boat Ramp6904 Hallowing Lane, Prince Frederick, MD 20678.

Fishing and Crabbing
A valid Maryland fishing license is required for fishing.

Rules and Regulations

Additional Resources

Navigation issues and waterways are managed by the State and the US Coast Guard.  

Nans Cove Floating Dock

 Kings Landing Park

Solomons Boat Ramp

Contact Us
Karyn Molines
Division Chief

Michael Rawlings
Office Assistant

Jerry King

Volunteer Coordinator

Reservations and Information
Ph: 410-535-5327
Fx: 410-414-3473

Mailing Address
Calvert County Natural Resources Division
c/o Courthouse
175 Main Street
Prince Frederick, MD 20678
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