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Site Name Riverside Park
Water BodyMonocacy River
Physical Address1801 Monocacy Boulevard, Frederick, MD
DirectionsFrom I-70 take exit 56 for MD-144/Patrick St toward Fairgrounds. Merge onto E. Patrick St. Right at East St. Right onto Church Street, continue onto Gas House Pike, continue onto Monocacy Blvd. Go over the bridge and the access is on your left.
Owner/Manager NameCity of Frederick - Parks and Recreation
Owner/Manager Phone301-600-1492
CommentsWhile this site has a concrete boat ramp, be aware that due to the shallow, rocky nature of the Monocacy River, the site will only accommodate small, shallow draft boats with trolling motors. Canoes and kayaks can also launch from this site. Check river levels prior to launching. Hours of operation are dawn to 10 pm. Please note that after flooding use of this access site can be impeded by mud.
# of Ramps1
# of Ramps ADA0
Ramp Width (Feet)9
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 LaunchYes
Soft Launch ADANo
# of Piers0
Transient UseNo
HoursOfOperationSunrise to Sunset
Fee Or Permit RequiredNo
Parking Lot TypePAVED
Parking Lot SizeLARGE >20
# of Car Spaces60
# of Car Spaces ADA5
# ofTrailerSpaces4
# of Trailer Spaces ADA0
Turnaround AreaYes
Trash ServiceNo
Fuel on siteNo
Questions And UpdatesIf you have a question about this site, contact the management agency using the phone number or contact information provided above. Permit/launch fees can change without notice so this site does not list them. Any corrections or updates to the information listed here should be sent via e-mail to
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