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.


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
    • 2015 Rental Fees: 2 hours-$23.50; half day: $47; whole day (9 am - 7 pm) - $94.
  • 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.
  • Information on the proposed floating dock at Lower Marlboro Wharf

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

A valid Maryland fishing or crabbing license is required. Visit the Maryland DNR web site.

Upcoming Events on the Water

No upcoming events

See all of our events on the main Calendar page

Other Links

Calvert Nature Society (formerly Battle Creek Nature Education Society) is dedicated to
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.
The Society is a 501(c)3 organization.

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Mailing address: PO Box 122, Port Republic, MD 20676. info@calvertparks.org
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