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Site Name Beachwood Park
CountyAnne Arundel
Water BodyMagothy River
Physical Address8320 Beachwood Park Road Pasadena, MD 21122
DirectionsFrom Annapolis, take Route 2 (Governor Ritchie Highway) north and turn right onto Magothy Bridge Road. Turn right onto Beachwood Drive and look for a gate, which denotes the entrance to the park. Beachwood Park is located on the Magothy River to the east of Lake Waterford. Parking is on Beachwood Drive along the wooden guardrail. Care is needed carrying your canoe or kayak to the waters edge as the slope is quite steep. The closest launch location is 621 feet or 0.12 mile from the parking area. The path is straight leading towards the water.
Owner/Manager NameAnne Arundel County Recreation and Parks
Owner/Manager Phone(410) 222-7317
Owner/Manager Website
Owner/Manager Email 
CommentsPark hours are 7:00 a.m. to dusk. This site does not permit swimming, camping, trailers, alcohol, fires or overnight parking. Please note that in Anne Arundel County a "cartop" boat refers to a canoe or kayak, although a boat that can be carried on or in a passenger vehicle that can be transported by hand to the water may qualify as a cartop boat. None of the County's cartop boat launch sites has a ramp for trailered boats.
# of Ramps0
# of Ramps ADA0
Ramp Width (Feet) 
Ramp SurfaceSAND
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
HoursOfOperationDawn to Dusk
Fee Or Permit RequiredNo
Parking Lot TypeUNPAVED
Parking Lot SizeMED 5 -20
# of Car Spaces18
# of Car Spaces ADA0
# ofTrailerSpaces0
# of Trailer Spaces ADA0
Turnaround AreaYes
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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