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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Calvert Nature Society will follow recommendations made by County, State & National guidelines.

Dec. 10, 2020: We have new policies. Please see Calvert Nature Society's COVID waiver for our policies for all in-person activities 
Calvert County Natural Resources Park Hours page for park hours, closures and other updates.
Calvert County's COVID-19 Resource Center

Water Access


Kayak, Canoes, SUPS

  • Kings Landing Park, 3255 Kings Landing Road, Huntingtown (200 ft. walk to Patuxent River, pier or natural shoreline) No fees.
    • 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.
    • Lower Marlboro Wharf, 3955 Lower Marlboro Road, Owings (direct access to Patuxent River, floating dock) No fees.

    Trailered Boat Ramp

    Fishing and Crabbing

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

    water trails guide & Map

    The Calvert County water trail guide is available now 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, parks and Recreation main office, and Battle Creek Cypress Swamp Nature Center.

    Calvert County residents can call the Calvert County Natural Resources Division at 410-535-5327 if they would like a free copy mailed to them. For out-of county residents, the guide can be purchased ($3 to cover postage) from the DNR Outdoor Store (

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

    Additional Resources

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