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Discovery Village

4800 Atwell Road
Shady Side, MD 20764
(410) 222-7317

Departments & Hours of Operation

  • Water Access

    Park open from 7:00 am to Dusk

    Cartop Boat Launch

    • Discovery Village¬†is located on Parish Creek off the West River.
    • Canoe and kayak boat launch site.

Map & Directions

From US-50 take exit 22 for MD-665 toward Riva Road/Aris T Allen Boulevard. Continue onto MD-665 East and take the right lane to MD-2/Solomons Island Road ramp to Parole/Edgewater. Turn right onto MD-2 Solomons Island Road (signs for Edgewater) and continue for 2 miles. Turn left onto MD-214 East/Central Avenue and turn right onto MD-468 East for 11 miles. Follow Snug Harbor Road to Atwell Road.