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Site Name Monocacy Aqueduct
Water BodyMonocacy River/Potomac River
Physical AddressMouth of Monocacy Road, Dickerson, MD 20842
DirectionsFrom Route 270 take exit 22 toward MD-109 (Old Hundred Road) south, merge onto MD-109 (Old Hundred Road). Turn right onto Barnesville Road and left at Mt. Ephraim Road. Make a right onto Mouth of Monocacy Road and follow the signs towards the aqueduct.
Owner/Manager NameNational Park Service
Owner/Manager Phone301-739-4200
Owner/Manager Email 
CommentsNon-motorized vessels can be launched from this site, but portage of approximately 250 yards is required. There is no boat ramp at this site. Soft access is from the natural shoreline upstream from the aqueduct.
# 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 Piers0
Transient UseNo
HoursOfOperationVaries by Season
Fee Or Permit RequiredNo
Parking Lot TypeGRAVEL
Parking Lot SizeMED 5 -20
# of Car Spaces20
# 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 above can be sent via e-mail to
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