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Site Name Pennyfield Lock
CountyMontgomery
Water BodyChesapeake and Ohio Canal
Physical Address12420 Pennyfield Lock Road, Tobytown, MD
DirectionsFrom 495 take exit 39 for MD-190 west toward Potomac. Merge onto MD-190 (River Road) west. Left at Pennyfield Lock Road.
Owner/Manager NameNational Park Service
Owner/Manager Phone301-739-4200
Owner/Manager Websitewww.nps.gov/choh/index.htm
Owner/Manager Email 
CommentsPlease note access is limited by clearance under canal aqueduct 4 feet at high water. Under construction as of April 8, 2009, the boat ramp is being replaced. Amenities: picnic area, restroom, parking.
# of Ramps1
# of Ramps ADA 
Ramp Width (Feet)11
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
HoursOfOperation 
Fee Or Permit RequiredNo
Parking Lot TypePAVED
Parking Lot SizeSMALL <5
# of Car Spaces2
# of Car Spaces ADA0
# ofTrailerSpaces2
# of Trailer Spaces ADA0
Turnaround AreaYes
GateNo
RestroomNONE
Trash ServiceNo
PumpoutNo
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 above can be sent via e-mail to Lisa.Gutierrez@Maryland.gov
Tide Information http://dnr.maryland.gov/Fisheries/Pages/Tide-Finder.aspx
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