Smithville Lake

Directions: For directions, please visit this map

Use: Canoes, kayaks, small boats.

Water: Nontidal

Current: Weak

Depth: 3-8’

Parking: Yes: Gravel lot.

Restrooms: No

Fees: No, but a nontidal fishing license is required to fish.

Managed by: MD DNR, Fisheries Service, Freshwater Fisheries Division

Accessible: No

Boat Ramp or Pier: Yes: Gravel and grass leads to a concrete landing in the water. There is also a hard, concrete ramp adjoined by a short pier that includes a cleat.

Picnic Area: No

Swimming: No

Special Notes: Smithville Lake is managed for fish habitat and provides excellent freshwater fishing, with sunfish, catfish, pickerel, and bass.

Additional information about this access site, provided by MD DNR, is available here.

Smithville Lake dock and ramp
Smithville Lake dock and ramp
Smithville Lake in September
Smithville Lake in September
Bald Cypress at Smithville Lake
Bald Cypress at Smithville Lake