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Site Name Big Run State Park Boat Ramp
Water BodySavage River Reservoir
Physical Address10368 Savage River Road, Swanton, MD 21561
DirectionsFrom Interstate 68, take Exit 22. Follow Chestnut Ridge Road south 2 miles to the end, and turn left on New Germany Road. Follow New Germany Road south 5 miles, and make a left on Big Run Road. Follow Big Run Road east 5 miles to the end. The park is located at the intersection of Big Run Road and Savage River Road. Campsites—numbered 60 through 90—are located at the intersection and along Big Run Road.
Owner/Manager NameMaryland State Park Service
Owner/Manager Phone301-895-5453
Owner/Manager Website
Owner/Manager Email 
CommentsThe boat ramp is located between campsites 83 and 84 at the Park. Lake levels vary throughout the year, so be aware that you may have to carry your boat several feet. Only electric motors or non-motorized boats are permitted. Gasoline motors must be removed before launching your boat. This site offers camping and picnic facilities. Boat launching is permitted outside of the regular park hours. Please check with the park before your visit if you plan to engage in an activity which requires you to be in the park before or after the posted hours.
# of Ramps1
# of Ramps ADA0
Ramp Width (Feet) 
Ramp SurfaceGRAVEL
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
HoursOfOperation8:00 am to sunset
Fee Or Permit RequiredUnknown
Parking Lot TypeUNPAVED
Parking Lot SizeSMALL <5
# of Car Spaces2
# of Car Spaces ADA0
# ofTrailerSpaces2
# 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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