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Site Name Gambrill Mill Soft Launch at Monocacy National Battlefield
Water BodyMonocacy River
Physical Address5201 Urbana Pike (MD-355), Frederick, MD 21704
DirectionsI-70 west, exit 54 (Market Street/MD Route 355), right (south) on Maryland Route 355 (Urbana Pike). The Visitor Center is 1.8 miles on the left.
Owner/Manager NameNational Park Service - Monocacy National Battlefield
Owner/Manager Phone301-662-3515 (Visitor), 301-698-6247 (Admin)
Owner/Manager Email 
CommentsThis site is for non-motorized vessels only. Portage of approximately .2 miles along a narrow boardwalk is required to reach the river's edge.
# of Ramps0
# of Ramps ADA0
Ramp Width (Feet) 
Ramp SurfaceDIRT
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
HoursOfOperation8:30 am to 5:00 pm
Fee Or Permit RequiredNo
Parking Lot TypePAVED
Parking Lot SizeMED 5 -20
# of Car Spaces18
# of Car Spaces ADA2
# ofTrailerSpaces0
# 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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