As covered in Part 1, you can find a great variety of waterways in Arundel County that are friendly for kayaking and canoeing. Part 2 will talk about Quiet Waters Park, Truxtun Park, and Other Paddling Spots.
Lots of visitors end up thinking Quiet Waters is the most beautiful park in Annapolis. The scenic facility hosts weddings and an art gallery display the work of local artists. For people who love playing in the water, there are canoes, kayaks, pedal boats, rowboats sailboats, rowing shells, and stand-up paddleboards for rent. You cannot bring your own vessel. The park is open every day except Tuesday. Boat rentals stop at 5 p.m.
A fun family place for boating, canoeing, kayaking, and hiking, Truxtun Park has a public boat ramp open throughout the year from 5 a.m. to 8 p.m. A floating dock is also available, making it much easier to board a boat. Spanning more than 80 acres, Truxtun Park is Annapolis’ main city park. Truxtun is a great park for visitors of all ages. It also offers a skate park, hiking trails, picnic areas, and two children’s playgrounds.
Throughout Anne Arundel County there are numerous creeks, lakes, and rivers for paddlers to explore. There are many public paddling spots where you can launch a canoe or kayak for a relaxing day on the water. Be sure to check out each facility’s rules on their website because you might need a permit to use the dock. Keep in mind some parks only rent sailboats and motorboats.
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