Boat Ramps & Launches

Kayak and Canoe Launches

  1. Flag Ponds Nature ParkFlag Ponds Nature Park
    1525 Flag Ponds Parkway, Lusby, MD 20657
    Phone: 410-586-1477 or 410-535-5327

    Kayaks, canoes, stand-up paddleboards or similar hand-carried vessels only. There is a one-half-mile walk from parking lot to beach. Natural shoreline. Hours vary by season. No ramp. Park entrance fees apply.

  2. Hallowing Point Boat RampHallowing Point Boat Ramp
    6904 Hallowing Lane, Prince Frederick, MD 20678
    Phone: 443-510-9920

    Boat ramp, canoe and kayak launch.

  3. Jefferson Patterson Park and MuseumJefferson Patterson Park & Museum
    10515 Mackall Road, St. Leonard, MD 20685
    Phone: 410-586-8501    Email Jefferson Patterson Park & Museum

    Nearly 70 archaeological sites on the property reflect more than 8,000 years of human occupation. Included are a visitor center, exhibit barn, gift shop, hiking trails, a re-created Indian Village and canoe/kayak launch. Also on the grounds is the Maryland Archaeological Conservation Laboratory. Call about scheduling a tour of the facility.

  4. Kings Landing ParkKings Landing Park
    3255 Kings Landing Road, Huntingtown, MD 20639
    Phone: 410-535-2661 or 410-535-5327

    Kayaks, canoes, stand-up paddleboards or similar hand-carried vessels only. Launch 300 feet from parking lot. Fixed pier. Hours vary by season. No fees.

  5. Lower Marlboro Wharf

    3955 Lower Marlboro Road, Owings, MD 20736

    Lower Marlboro is one of 20 steamboat landings/wharves located in Calvert County. Approximately 36 miles from where the Patuxent meets the Chesapeake Bay, the wharf was once an important mode of transportation for local residents, farms and businesses. Today, the public can fish from the pier and enjoy the view of the Patuxent River. No fees. Limited parking, no facilities and no overnight parking. Wharf open dawn to dusk.

  6. Nans CoveNan's Cove
    Broomes Island Road, Broomes Island, MD 20615
    Phone: 410-535-5327

    Kayak and canoe launch. Open dawn to dusk.

  7. Rod N Reel Marina WestRod ‘N’ Reel Marina West
    4055 Gordon Stinnett Ave., Chesapeake Beach, MD 20732
    Phone: 410-257-4392

    Offering first-class facilities and do-it-yourself capabilities that any boater will truly appreciate, the Rod 'N' Reel Marina West is a Chesapeake Beach landmark. Both annual and transient slips are available, along with a picnic area and pump-out facilities. Marina store available. Mean water level is 4-5'. Available amperage is 15, 20 and 30. Kayak and canoe launch is available.
  8. Solomons Boat RampSolomons Boat Ramp and Fishing/Crabbing Pier
    14195 S. Solomons Island Road, Solomons, MD 20688
    Phone: 410-326-3899 or 410-535-5327

    Boat ramp and launch, fishing and crabbing pier. Restrooms. Bait and tackle are available. Open 24 hours.



Trailered Boat Ramps

  1. Hallowing Point Boat RampHallowing Point Boat Ramp
    6904 Hallowing Lane, Prince Frederick, MD 20678
    Phone: 443-510-9920

    Boat ramp, canoe and kayak launch.

  2. Rod N Reel Marina WestRod ‘N’ Reel Marina West
    4055 Gordon Stinnett Ave., Chesapeake Beach, MD 20732
    Phone: 410-257-4392

    Offering first-class facilities and do-it-yourself capabilities that any boater will truly appreciate, the Rod 'N' Reel Marina West is a Chesapeake Beach landmark. Both annual and transient slips are available, along with a picnic area and pump-out facilities. Marina store available. Mean water level is 4-5'. Available amperage is 15, 20 and 30. Kayak and canoe launch is available.
  3. Solomons Boat RampSolomons Boat Ramp and Fishing/Crabbing Pier
    14195 S. Solomons Island Road, Solomons, MD 20688
    Phone: 410-326-3899 or 410-535-5327

    Boat ramp and launch, fishing and crabbing pier. Restrooms. Bait and tackle are available. Open 24 hours.