After undergoing major renovations in 2011, the West Ocean City Harbor, which provides top notch boating access to the Atlantic Ocean and Maryland’s Coastal Bays, earned the national Outstanding Large Project Award. The States Organization for Boating Access (SOBA) presented the award last week to project partners ─ the US Fish and Wildlife Service, Maryland Department of Natural Resources and Worcester County ─ at its annual conference in Little Rock, Arkansas. Read more
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources and partners have completed renovations to the Friendship Farm Park boating access facility, completely rehabilitating the 40-year-old launch site. Now open to the public, the significant facility improvements provide safe and easy boating access to Nanjemoy Creek and the lower Potomac River. Read more
The Fifteen Mile Creek boating access site in Little Orleans is the latest in a series of Western Maryland facilities to receive a complete makeover. The project has made accessing the water much easier with a new boat ramp, increased parking and improved access areas. Read more
The Severn River headwaters and Saltworks Creek, a tributary of the river, are more accessible to boaters following dredging projects carried out by the Anne Arundel County Department of Public Works and Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR). Read more
Larger boats can now easily access the Town of Oxford following the renovation of the N. Morris Street Timber Dock. The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and the town worked together to rebuild, reconfigure and expand the previously deteriorating dock. Read more
The Potomac River is now more accessible following three pier replacement projects in St. Mary’s County. The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Boating Services and St. Mary’s County Department of Recreation and Parks worked together to renovate the piers located at Fox Harbor Landing in Ridge, River Springs Landing in Avenue, and St. George’s Island. Read more
With upgrades that include a larger ramp and pier, and a repaved parking area, boaters in Talbot County may have noticed that the landing at Oak Creek received a major makeover. The Talbot County Department of Public Works, with help from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Boating Services, successfully renovated the boat launch facility located on Oak Creek in Newcomb. Read more
The Town of Port Deposit and the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Boating Services have finished installing a new floating dock on the Susquehanna River at Marina Park in Cecil County. The dock provides slips for boats 26 feet and longer, affording visiting boaters easy access to this historic tourist destination.