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Site Name Nan's Cove soft access
Water BodyNans Cove
Physical Address8081 Broomes Island Road, Broomes Island, MD
DirectionsRoute 2 South (Solomons Island Road), left at Route 4 (Solomons Island Road). Right onto Broomes Island Road (MD 264).
Owner/Manager NameCalvert County Natural Resources Division
Owner/Manager Phone410-535-5327
Owner/Manager Website
Comments A small but enjoyable water access park. Nan's Cove is a sheltered cove of the Patuxent River. The soft launch is for non-motorized vessels only. This site is a designated stop along the route of the Patuxent River Water Trail. There are six parking spots adjacent to the pier, where you can fish or crab. (All Maryland fishing regulations apply) No parking between 9 p.m. - 4 a.m.
# of Ramps0
# of Ramps ADA0
Ramp Width (Feet)0
Ramp SurfaceNot Applicable
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
HoursOfOperationDay Light
Fee Or Permit RequiredNo
Parking Lot TypePAVED
Parking Lot SizeMED 5 -20
# of Car Spaces6
# of Car Spaces ADA0
# ofTrailerSpaces0
# of Trailer Spaces ADA0
Turnaround AreaNo
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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