With more than 1,700 miles of shoreline — more than any other Maryland county, Dorchester is a great place to spend some time on the water. The best way to see scenic views and wildlife is by kayak, canoe, or stand-up paddleboard.
• The free Dorchester Paddling Guide includes six suggested paddling routes, information on launches, what you’ll see, and more.
– See the online version
– Order a hardcopy version online or call us at 410-228-1000. You can also pick one up in person at the Dorchester Visitor Center.
– Download a PDF of the Paddling Guide
• See an interactive map showing soft launches and boat ramps around Dorchester County – part of the Maryland Public Water Access Guide from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources.