Paddle & Row

During your visit to our relaxing waterside community, we hope you take time to fully experience the Chesapeake Bay lifestyle. We promise an unforgettable experience and wish you happy discoveries as you "catch our drift" and experience all the great things Calvert County has to offer.Maryland Map of Calvert County location 


Washington, D.C. - 36 miles
Annapolis, MD - 29 miles
Baltimore, MD - 53 miles
Richmond, VA - 111 miles
Philadelphia, PA - 150 miles
Pittsburgh, PA - 270 miles
New York, NY - 230 miles

Explore our calendar of events and itineraries below to learn more and plan your visit!

If you are interesting in bringing a group tour to Calvert County, contact us at 410-535-4583 or

  1. Bunky’s Charter Boats Inc.

    14448 S. Solomons Island Road, P.O. Box 379, Solomons, MD 20688
    Phone: 410-326-3241    Email Bunky’s Charter Boats Inc.

    Full-service charter, bottom and rock fishing, head boats, private cruises and dinner cruises. Two-person wave runner, 16-and 19-foot boat skiff rentals. The tackle store offers knowledgeable staff, bait, tackle, carryout, snacks and a fuel pier. Transient slips available. We also have paddle boards, kayaks, and bicycles available for rent. We offer public sunset and dinner cruises. Our boat capacity is 12 for the Kathy C and 30 for fishing and 49 for cruising for the Marchelle.

  2. Chesapeake Beach Water Sports

    Rod ‘N’ Reel Marina West
    4055 Gordon Stinnett Ave., Chesapeake Beach, MD 20732
    Phone: 410-257-1028 or 866-312-5596

    Offering rentals for kayaks, canoes, bikes, paddle boards, SUPs, pontoon boats and skiffs. DMV jet skis and Chesapeake Flyboarding also available.
    Chesapeake Beach Water Sports Website
  3. 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.

  4. Hallowing Point Boat RampHallowing Point Boat Ramp
    6904 Hallowing Lane, Prince Frederick, MD 20678
    Phone: 410-535-3382 or 301-855-1748

    Boat ramp, canoe and kayak launch.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. Maryland Kayak OutfittersMaryland Kayak Outfitters
    935 Planters Wharf Road, Lusby, MD 20657

    Maryland Kayak Outfitters offer a full day of fun on beautiful St. Leonard Creek. All kayak equipment is supplied including PFD, fish finder, handheld marine radio and safety equipment. Rent a pedal drive kayak and bring your own gear, or rent the kayak and a rod and reel. Tackle packages available for purchase or ask us what baits to try. (kayaks cannot be taken to other bodies of water) Optional add-on fishing guide service includes tackle. Also offering guided photography excursions and scenic tours in kayaks on St. Leonard’s Creek. 

  9. Megalodon Adventures Charters

    P.O. Box 332, Port Republic, MD 20676
    Phone: 410-474-0396

    Paddle a few miles inland on Parker’s Creek and enjoy one of the most pristine and picturesque watersheds remaining on the Western Shore of the Chesapeake. Explore the secluded shallows of Slaughter Creek on the Eastern Shore while you photograph nesting Ospreys and stately Bald Eagles. Experience the beautiful beaches of uninhabited islands like James Island in the mouth of the Little Choptank River. Limited numbers of kayaks are available for rent.

    Megalodon Adventure Charters Website

  10. Nans CoveNans Cove
    Broomes Island Road, Broomes Island, MD 20615
    Phone: 410-535-5327

    Kayak and canoe launch. Open dawn to dusk.

  11. Patuxent Adventure Center

    13372 HG Truman, Solomons Island, MD 20688
    Phone: 410-610-3541

    Bicycle sales, accessories, repairs. Kayak and paddleboard sales, rentals and tours.
    Patuxent Adventure Center Website

  12. 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.
  13. 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.