Directions: For directions, please visit this map.
Use: Canoes, kayaks, small boats.
Depth: No portage required.
Parking: Yes. Paved lot.
Managed by: Dorchester County Dep’t Public Works, Highway Division
Boat Ramp or Pier: Yes. Concrete ramp.
Picnic Area: No
Special Notes: Tides can be problematic. Driving to location requires caution, as roads often flood during high tide. Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge highly recommends that paddlers purchase a BNWR trail guide from the visitors center. Trail may be inaccessible during winter. Do not exit the boat in the marsh.
Additional information about this access site, provided by MD DNR, is available here.
Blackwater at Shorters Wharf