Patuxent Water Trail


  • Camping
  • Launch Sites
  • Points of Interest


This self-guided paddling trail provides truly unique opportunities to experience the outdoors. The Patuxent Water Trail is a cooperative project by state, county and local government agencies, conservation organizations, volunteer groups, and the business community.

The trail can be accessed from many points in several counties along the river. It allows paddlers to explore the Patuxent River, discover its beauty, camp along its banks, and visit numerous parks, historic sites, sanctuaries and refuges.