Lower Marlboro Wharf

There is an increased interest in providing safe kayak and canoe access along the Patuxent River and the Chesapeake Bay in Calvert County. 

NOTICE: 8/24/2019 Due to recent damage, the floating dock is temporarily closed for repairs.


Other Launch Sites

Patuxent River

Chesapeake Bay
  • Public Beach in North Beach 
  • Fishing Creek in Chesapeake Beach
  • Flag Ponds Nature Park (1/2 mile haul to the beach) 

Calvert County Water Trails

The Calvert County Water Trail Guide, “Water Trail Adventures in Calvert County, Maryland,” describes 29 miles of water trails in Calvert County.  The guide can be downloaded here or purchased ($3 to cover postage) from the DNR Outdoor Store at http://shopdnr.com/watertrails.aspx  or contact the Calvert County Natural Resources Division by calling 410-535-5327 or visit www.CalvertCountyMD.gov/WaterAccess.  Guides are available at sites throughout the county such as Kings Landing Park, Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum, Calvert Marine Museum, Solomons Boat Ramp, North Beach Welcome Center, Chesapeake Beach Town Hall, and Battle Creek Cypress Swamp Nature Center.


Calvert Nature Society is dedicated to the protection and preservation of Calvert County‚Äôs 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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