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Site Name Nanjemoy Natural Resources Management Area
Water BodyPotomac River
Physical AddressOff of Route 224 (Riverside Road)
DirectionsMD Route 225 south from Indian Head, right on to MD Route 224 (Chicamuxen Road) at Mason Springs. Continue for approximately 12 miles. Parking is on the right, west side of MD Route 224
Owner/Manager NameU.S. Department of Interior - Bureau of Land Management
Owner/Manager Phone703-339-3463
CommentsPlease note that this site is a rest area only, there is no launch at this site. The Bureau of Land Management allows beach access and day-use along the shoreline, which makes it an ideal resting spot for paddlers. Amenities: beach access, trails, picnic area.
# 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 LaunchNo
Soft Launch ADANo
# of Piers 
Transient UseNo
HoursOfOperationSunrise to Sunset
Fee Or Permit RequiredNo
Parking Lot TypeGRAVEL
Parking Lot SizeSMALL <5
# of Car Spaces4
# 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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