Smithville Lake

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Directions: For directions, please visit this map

Use: Canoes, kayaks, small boats. 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.

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

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 Pier and Ramp

Smithville Pier and Ramp

Smithville Lake in September

Smithville Lake in September

Bald Cypress at Smithville Lake

Bald Cypress at Smithville Lake