Fishing is a terrific way of bringing your family together. Below are the best spots in Anne Arundel County to enjoy a great American pastime that is available at a low cost or even for free.
The City of Annapolis offers two small waterfront parks, where families can spend a quiet day fishing from the shore.
Back Creek Nature Park – This pleasant park on Back Creek is only 12 acres in size, but it offers visitors a picnic pavilion, nature trails, and a small-boat launch pier.
Truxtun Park – It is the largest Annapolis park. Located on Spa Creek, it provides family-friendly amenities for anglers.
Below is a list of street-end facilities leading to the water. They typically do not have restrooms or off-street parking available.
Annapolis Maritime Museum – Fishing is permitted off three piers. There is also a spacious picnic deck to enjoy lunch in the sunshine.
Jonas and Anne Catharine Green Park – Once the Naval Academy Bridge was built across the Severn River, part of the old bridge was left to serve as a public fishing pier. A fishing license is not required because it is a state “free fishing” area.
Quiet Waters Park – This park located in Annapolis is thought to be the best park in the county. Families can enjoy various sporting activities, including fishing.
Sandy Point State Park – Located on the Chesapeake Bay at the Bay Bridge’s western end, this Maryland state park is a wonderful place for fishing.
Thomas Point Park – This peaceful, intimate bayfront park is available only by special permit available through Quiet Waters Park above.
Part 2 will discuss Arundel County’s Other Parks for fishing.
Make sure to stop by The Crab Shack before or after going fishing.
Lovers of fat, juicy crab and amazing seafood don’t have to drive to Baltimore, Ocean City, Hooper’s Island, or Annapolis anymore. Stay close to home and enjoy wonderful deliciousness all year around at the two locations below!
Our Crofton branch can accommodate a large party group, so if you are interested in reserving tables, please call (443) 302-2680.