Canoeing in Maryland

Canoeing Trips in Maryland

Maryland has some amazing channels, creeks, and other seashore waters to explore, complete with campsites and amenities to make a multi-day exploration feasible! Check out all canoeing trips in Maryland for every level of canoeist. Whether you're looking for a day trip, multi-day trip, or anything in between, there's a canoe trip in Maryland for you! If you've paddled Maryland before, be sure to share your trip with the rest of us!

Planning the trip of a lifetime? Check out these safe paddling tips and always wear your life jacket

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Guide to Canoeing in Maryland

Maryland is covered with water -- well, at least 20% of it is! This high concentration of water lends itself to wildlife viewing. Waterfowl, turtles, and their predators are abundant in the complex network of waterways that make up much of Maryland. Here are a few popular paddling destinations to check out:

  • Pocomoke River
  • Assateague National Seashore
  • Potomac River

Canoeing Locations In Maryland

If you want to plot your own route, check out all paddling locations in Maryland! Search thousands of put-in and take-out locations on our Paddling Locations Map and be sure to download the Go Paddling app where you can save favorites or create and share a float plan!

Plan a Canoeing Trip in Maryland

Over the years, many of our paddlers have paddled throughout Maryland and were so generous to share their paddling experiences with us in a community trip report. Read a few examples of Maryland community trip reports below:

Connect with Paddlers in Maryland

Are you looking to connect with other paddlers about going canoeing in Maryland? Check out the Message Boards for resources to help you get started.