Paddle & Row
Jefferson Patterson Park & Museum
10515 Mackall Road, St. Leonard, MD 20685
Phone: 410-586-8501 Email
Nearly 70 archaeological sites on the property reflect more than 8,000 years of human occupation. Included are a visitor center, exhibit barn, gift shop, hiking trails, a re-created Indian Village and canoe/kayak launch. Also on the grounds is the Maryland Archaeological Conservation Laboratory. Call about scheduling a tour of the facility.
Kings Landing Park
3255 Kings Landing Road, Huntingtown, MD 20639
Phone: 410-535-2661 or 410-535-5327
This 260-acre park on the Patuxent River and Cocktown Creek offers a variety of outdoor activities. A site for environmental education, the park features pastures, woodland and wetlands. Amenities include picnic shelters with tables and grills, wetlands boardwalk, fishing pier, launch area for canoes and kayaks, swimming pool ($), horse ring and Tom Wisner Hall (for indoor meetings and receptions). Youth camping, horse ring, picnic shelters and hall require reservations. Reservations are required for groups of 30 or more. Hours vary by season.
Broomes Island Road, Broomes Island, MD 20615
Kayak and canoe launch. Open dawn to dusk.
Paddle or Pedal
North Beach Welcome Center Pier & Beach
9023 Bay Ave., North Beach, MD 20714
5300 Breezy Point Road, Chesapeake Beach, MD 20732
Offering kayaks and stand-up paddle boards (SUPs) for hourly or daily rental at both locations. Tubes and bicycles are available to rent at the North Beach site.