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Site Name Bestpitch Ferry Boat Ramp
Water BodyTransquaking River
Physical AddressBestpitch Ferry Road (in the Fishing Bay Wildlife Management Area), Cambridge, MD 21613
DirectionsMD Route 50/301. Slight right to MD Route 50 east. Right at Bucktown Road, turns slightly left and becomes Greenbrier Ferry Road. First right at Bestpitch Ferry Road.
Owner/Manager NameMaryland DNR Wildlife & Heritage
Owner/Manager Phone410-260-8540 or 1-877-620-8DNR ext. 8540
Owner/Manager Website
CommentsThere is a 10' clearance under the Bestpitch Bridge. There is a 2' clearance on the Decoursey Bridge upstream. -Non-hunting visitors are welcome. -Be aware of open hunting seasons and visit accordingly. -Season dates available in newspapers, on the Internet, and at some area stores. -Trails are maintained but not actively marked. -Expect wet footing most of the year -Biting insects can be abundant in warmer months.
# of Ramps1
# of Ramps ADA0
Ramp Width (Feet)27
Ramp SurfaceCONCRETE
Large BoatsNo
Vessel Size NotePlease note that "large boats" is intended as a general reference to ramp capacity. Generally, vessels less than 16 feet in length are considered small and those greater than 16 feet as large.
Soft LaunchNo
Soft Launch ADANo
# of Piers0
Transient UseNo
HoursOfOperation24 Hours
Fee Or Permit RequiredNo
Parking Lot TypePAVED
Parking Lot SizeLARGE >20
# of Car Spaces10
# of Car Spaces ADA0
# ofTrailerSpaces15
# of Trailer Spaces ADA0
Turnaround AreaYes
Trash ServiceNo
Fuel on siteNo
Questions And UpdatesIf you have a question about this site, contact the owner/manager at the phone number provided above. Permit/launch fees can change without notice so this site does not list them. Corrections or updates to the information listed here should be sent via e-mail to
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