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Site Name Galesville Wharf
CountyAnne Arundel
Water BodyWest River
Physical Address4847 Riverside Drive, Galesville, MD 20765
DirectionsMD Route 2 south, turn left on ton MD Route 214, turn right onto MD Route 468, turn left onto MD Route 255 (Galesville Road), continue on it until it ends, the parking lot is on the right.
Owner/Manager NameAnne Arundel Co. Dept. of Recreation & Parks
Owner/Manager Phone410-222-7317, 301-261-8036 TDD
Owner/Manager Website
CommentsThis site is suitable launching and retrieving non-motorized (cartop boats) only. Non-motorized vessels can be launched from the beach area along the shoreline to the left and right of the pier. The pier provides docking for transient vessels and fishing. Other amenities at this site include picnic table and benches.
# 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 UseYes
HoursOfOperationDawn to Dusk
Fee Or Permit RequiredNo
Parking Lot TypePAVED
Parking Lot SizeMED 5 -20
# of Car Spaces12
# of Car Spaces ADA1
# ofTrailerSpaces0
# of Trailer Spaces ADA0
Turnaround AreaNo
Trash ServiceYes
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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