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Quiet Waters Park

600 Quiet Waters Park Road
Annapolis, MD 21403
(410) 222-1777

Departments & Hours of Operation

  • Quiet Waters Park

    7:00 a.m. to dusk

  • Amenities
  • Water Access

    Cartop Boat Launch

    • Quiet Waters Park is located on Harness Creek and South River.
    • There is plenty of parking, but it is approximately 1/3 mile on a paved walking trail to the floating dock launch.
    • The trail is located off of the Blue Heron parking lot on the western side of the park.

    Fishing

    Dog Beach

    Boat Rental

    • Boat rental offered by Paddle or Pedal
    • Open from April 1 - May 21 on Saturdays and Sundays
    • Open May 26 - September 4 on all days except Tuesdays (Quiet Waters Park is closed on Tuesday)
    • Open September 9 - October 30 on Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays
    • Hours: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (all rentals returned by 6:00 p.m.)

Map & Directions

From Annapolis, take US-50 west. Take Exit 22, Route 665 (Aris T. Allen Blvd). Stay on Route 665 until it ends and merges with Forest Drive. Follow Forest Drive for 2 miles. Turn right at the Exxon Station onto Hillsmere Drive (There is a sign in front of Exxon saying “Quiet Waters Park-Next Right”). The park entrance is 100 yards on the right-hand side.