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Explore the waterways and beaches of Anne Arundel County by kayak, under the direction of certified instructors. Enjoy a guided paddle and learn about our ecosystem and local history. Safety permitting, there may be the opportunity to wade and swim.

Kayaks, paddles and safety gear will be provided. Participants are urged to bring their own lunch, snacks, and plenty of water, and recommended to pack a towel, sunscreen, sunglasses, a hat and dry clothes. Please wear either strapped sandals, sneakers that can get wet or water shoes. Flip Flops are NOT permitted. As space is limited, please notify us if you are unable to attend so we may fill your spot. Children must be at least 13 years old to participate, and all children ages 13 – 17 must be accompanied by a participating adult.

Beginner Trips: Trips which are more easily navigable and in calmer waters. These trips are an introduction to kayaking and basic on-the-water skills. Open to all, including more advanced paddlers. These trips last between 4-5 hours.

Intermediate Trips: Trips which are usually longer and located in areas that may require more familiarity with paddling. Intermediate trips are recommended for paddlers with some prior experience on the water. These trips last between 5-6 hours.

Please use a valid email for registration as all further communication about the trips will be done through the email address given upon registration.


Day/Date Location Experience Level Active Net#
Sunday, 6/4/2023 Downs Park Beginner # 32202
Wednesday, 6/7/2023 Mayo Beach Park Intermediate # 32203
Saturday, 6/24/2023 Spriggs Farm Park on the Magothy Intermediate # 32204
Wednesday, 7/12/2023 Carrs Wharf Beginner # 32205
Saturday, 7/15/2023 Wootons Landing Beginner # 32206
Sunday, 7/23/2023 Spriggs Farm Park on the Magothy Intermediate # 32207
Wednesday, 7/26/2023 Mayo Beach Park Intermediate # 32208
Saturday, 8/5/2023 Downs Park Beginner # 32209
Wednesday, 8/23/2023 Carrs Wharf Beginner # 32210
Sunday, 8/27/2023 Wootons Landing Beginner # 32211

Arrival Time: 8:30AM for all trips Ages: 13 and up

Price: $20.00/participant Max Participants: 10

Contact: Park Ranger Jess Hardy, 410-222-3407, [email protected]


How to Register

Open the register link to view the kayaking session for the 2022 season. Space is limited, and registration is required. These trips fill quickly, please notify us if you are unable to attend so we may fill your spot.



Kayak trip fee is $20.00 per person. Register online with credit card.


Ranger Jess Hardy
(410) 222-3407
[email protected]