Water Access

The Natural Resources Division provide several locations throughout the county to enjoy the Patuxent River, Chesapeake Bay, ponds and streams for fishing, crabbing, boating and overall experience on the water.

Boating

Kayak and Canoes

and other hand carried boats

  • Kings Landing Park, 3255 Kings Landing Road, Huntingtown (200 ft. walk to Patuxent River, pier or natural shoreline) No fees.
  • Rent a kayak, canoe or stand-up paddle board. Summer weekends at Kings Landing Park by local outfitter SUP2U Rentals. Rental fees charged: 2 hours-$25; 5 hours: $50; whole day (9 am - 7 pm) - $100.
  • Flag Ponds Nature Park, 1525 Flag Ponds Parkway, Lusby (1/2 mile walk to Chesapeake Bay; natural shoreline, no ramp) Entrance fee charged.
  • Nan's Cove, 8081 Broomes Island Road, Broomes Island (direct access to Patuxent River, floating dock) No fees.

Trailered Boat Ramp

  • Solomons Boat Ramp, 14195 Solomons Island S, Solomons (direct access to Patuxent River, ramp) Ramp fee charged.
    • Kayak and canoes can launch too

Fishing and Crabbing

  • Kings Landing Park, Huntingtown. No fees.Tidal / Saltwater license required.
  • Flag Ponds Nature Park, Lusby. Entrance fee charged. Tidal / Saltwater license required.
  • Hutchins Pond, Mt. Harmony Lane, Owings. No fees. Nontidal license required.
  • Solomons Boat Ramp, 14195 Solomons Island S, Solomons. Ramp fee charged. Tidal / Saltwater license required.
  • Nan's Cove, 8081 Broome's Island Road, Broomes Island. No fees. Tidal / Saltwater license required.

A valid Maryland fishing license is required for fishing.

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the protection and preservation of Calvert County’s natural heritage
and the creation of an environmentally literate and aware community.
We provide opportunities for appreciation and understanding of our natural world through
our outreach initiatives and in support of the mission of the Calvert County Natural Resources Division.
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