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Site Name Clyde Watson Boating Area
CountyPrince George's
Water BodyPatuxent River
Physical Address17901 Magruder's Ferry Road, Brandywine, MD 20613
DirectionsFollow Croom Road approximately 10 miles south of Jug Bay and turn left on Magruder's Ferry Road. The entrance is on the right. Parking is limited to 15 vehicles with trailers and 25 individual vehicles.
Owner/Manager NameM-NCPPC - Prince George's Co. Parks and Recreation
Owner/Manager Phone301-627-6074, TTY 301-669-2544
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CommentsThis site has a boat ramp and soft launch. - A special use permit is required for all vehicles towing trailers. - Permits are available on an annual or daily basis. - Permits can be purchased at the Visitors Center (Jug Bay Natural Area). Call 301-627-6074. - Parking is on a first-come, first-served basis. Once lots are filled, access will be denied until space becomes available. - No overnight use permitted. - Personal watercraft (PWC) are permitted to launch with the following limitations: * Access limited to (7) at any time. * Access south of the boat ramp only. * PWCs are prohibited along the shoreline in the posted areas.
# of Ramps1
# of Ramps ADA0
Ramp Width (Feet)12
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 Piers1
Transient UseNo
HoursOfOperation8:00 am to sunset
Fee Or Permit RequiredYes
Parking Lot TypeGRAVEL
Parking Lot SizeLARGE >20
# of Car Spaces25
# of Car Spaces ADA1
# ofTrailerSpaces15
# of Trailer Spaces ADA1
Turnaround AreaYes
Trash ServiceNo
Fuel on siteNo
Questions And UpdatesIf you have a question about this site, contact the agency responsible by using the phone number or link provided above. Permit/launch fees can change without notice so this site does not list them.
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