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Site Name Jack Creek Park
CountyAnne Arundel
Water BodyChesapeake Bay
Physical Address1600 Snug Harbor Road, Shady Side, MD 20764
DirectionsHead south on Md. Rt 468 (Muddy Creek Road). The road will turn into Shady Side Road. Turn right onto Snug Harbor Rd. The park entrance will be on the left. The parking area will be on the right hand side of the entrance road.
Owner/Manager NameAnne Arundel Dept. of Recreation and Parks
Owner/Manager Phone410-222-7317 or 410-222-7300. TDD 301-261-8036
Owner/Manager Email 
CommentsPLEASE NOTE: It is a long and difficult carry to the launch site. See the park web page at to view a map and details on distances. Park hours are 7:00 am to Dusk. Jack Creek Park is a gated park with a combination lock. Access to the park is limited due to site conditions and capacity. Park only in fenced parking lot and not on the road. Trailers are prohibited. Anne Arundel County Department of Recreation and Parks reserves the right to close the park or restrict access for operational, maintenance, or safety reasons. Complete and submit the online form at The gate must be secured immediately upon entering and leaving the park.
# of Ramps0
# of Ramps ADA0
Ramp Width (Feet)0
Ramp SurfaceSAND
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
HoursOfOperationDay Light
Fee Or Permit RequiredNo
Parking Lot TypeGRASS
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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