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Monocacy River in Maryland

Trip Overview

We put in at Pinecliff Park around 11 a.m. and arrived at Buckeystown Community Park at Michaels Mill Rd. / Fingerboard Rd. (Rt. 80) a little before 3p.m.

It was a beautiful ride. The current got very slow a few times, but the ending rapids were great!




To Pinecliff Park from 70, exit 55 to South St. which turns into Reichs Ford Rd, about 1.5 miles turn left on Pinecliff Park Rd and go into park, boat ramp is on the left as you enter park. To Buckeystown Community park from 270

At exit 26, take ramp right for MD-80 toward Buckeystown / Urbana.
Turn right onto MD-80 W / Fingerboard Rd,
Keep straight onto MD-80 / Fingerboard Rd 0.1 mi At roundabout, take 1st exit,
3.6 mi Turn right onto MD-880
Arrive at Buckeystown Community Park, MD on the left or At exit 31B, take ramp right for MD-85 South toward Buckeystown 0.3 mi,
Keep straight onto MD-85 3.5 mi,
Turn left onto MD-880 1.0 mi,
Arrive at Buckeystown Community Park, MD on the left
If you reach MD-80, you've gone too far


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  • Skill Level: Beginner
  • Water Type: River/Creek (Up to Class II)
  • Group Rates: No

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