Federalsburg Canoe and Kayak Launch

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Directions: The parking lot and launch are unmarked from the road. Take the last right before the bridge if going east or the first left after the bridge going west, and enter a gravel parking area. The launch is straight ahead. This site is also known as Northwest Fork Dock Park and as the old VFW Boat Ramp. For directions, please visit this map

Use: canoes, kayaks

Water: Tidal Fresh

Current: Strong

Depth: Shallow at landing

Parking: Yes. Large gravel lot.

Restrooms: Port-o-potty

Fees: No. Boat slips available for a fee

Managed by: Town of Federalsburg

Accessible: Yes–floating dock.

Boat Ramp or Pier: Floating dock

Picnic Area: No. There is a gazebo nearby.

Swimming: No

Special Notes: Additional information about this access site, from MD DNR, is available here

The Federalsburg Downtown Canoe and Kayak Launch is just off of Central Avenue.

The Federalsburg Downtown Canoe and Kayak Launch is just off of Central Avenue.

The Federalsburg Canoe and Kayak Launch also features a dock with ladders.

The Federalsburg Canoe and Kayak Launch also features a dock with ladders.

A view of the soft landing at the Federalsburg Canoe and Kayak Launch.

A view of the soft landing at the Federalsburg Canoe and Kayak Launch.

Looking toward Central Ave. from the Federalsburg Canoe and Kayak Launch.

Looking toward Central Ave. from the Federalsburg Canoe and Kayak Launch.