Water Access

COVID-19 Status

Calvert County Government is taking all necessary measures to protect public health and welfare. It is important to follow public health recommendations, advisories and protective actions to slow the spread of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and limit the number of people infected.  Most current information is on the Calvert County COVID-19 VIrtual Resource Center.

NOTICE: No walk ins allowed when park gates are closed.

The Natural Resources Division provides opportunities for the public to access the water for fishing, crabbing, boating or beach combing.

Water Trail Adventures in Calvert County, Maryland Guide

Guides will be available at sites throughout the county such as Kings Landing Park, Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum, Solomons Visitor Center, Solomons Boat Ramp, North Beach Welcome Center, Chesapeake Beach Town Hall, and Battle Creek Cypress Swamp Nature Center. Calvert County residents should call the Calvert County Natural Resources Division at 410-535-5327 if they would like a free copy mailed to them. The guide can be purchased ($3 to cover postage) from the SDNR Outdoor Store.

Download a copy of the Water Trail guide (PDF) (4 MB)

Trailered Boat RampWooden dock leading to boat ramp

Kayak and Canoe Launch

Fishing and Crabbing

 A valid Maryland fishing license is required for fishing.

Please check the State Fisheries page for changes to the 2020 Season and Regulations

Rules and Regulations

Navigation issues and waterways are managed by the State and the US Coast Guard.

Additional Resources