Smallwood State Park, Marbury
Located just one mile from the main stem of the Potomac River, Sweden Point hosts many bass tournaments. The marina has six boat ramps and piers to facilate launching. Many park amenities are available. Take Route 301 to Route 225 West in La Plata and left onto Route 224 and follow signs to the parks. From Route 210, take Route 225 East in Indian Head to right onto Route 224 and follow signs to the park.
7536 Shirley Blvd, Port Tobacco, 20677
Phone: 301-870-3133 • www.porttobaccorestaurant.com
Located in historic Port Tobacco, one of Maryland’s oldest towns, this marina offers three ramps and fuel. There is a ramp fee and seasonal hours of operation. Take Route 301 to La Plata and turn West on Route 6. Follow Route 6 West for three miles to Shirley Blvd. Turn left on Shirley Blvd and follow the signs for approximately one mile to the marina.
9365 Goose Bay Lane, Welcome, MD 20693
Phone: 301-934-3812 • www.goosebaymarina.com
Located in a sheltered bay, Goose Bay is a privately owned, full service marina and campground located on the Port Tobacco River at the confluence with the Potomac River. It has three boat ramps for launching, as well as a ships store and restrooms. Launching fee and parking fee for additional vehicle. Take Route 6 West from La Plata for approximately seven miles. Turn left onto Blossom Point Road and follow the signs (beware of the many speed bumps.)
16215 Cobb Island Road, Cobb Island, 20625
Phone: 301-259-2315 • https://www.cjcrab.com
Captain John’s Restaurant in Cobb Island has a single concrete ramp and limited parking. Boaters must park at roadside after launching. Ramp fee. Route 301 travel east on Route 257 (Rock Point Road) to Route 254 (Cobb Island Road). Follow Route 254, on the right just before the bridge.
9700 Orland Park Rd, Newburg, 20664
Marina Phone: 301-259-0572
Campground Phone: 301-259-2575
Adjacent to the Harry Nice Bridge, this marina sits in a central location to some of the best rock fishing in the state with excellent large-mouth bass fishing a short distance upstream. There is a single concrete ramp, as well as a protected marina with a ships store and gas pumps. The ships store is an official checking station for stripers, and has fishing tackle and accessories for anglers.
2750 Sweden Point Road, Marbury, MD 20658
Phone: 301-743-7613 • www.dnr.state.md.us
Located on a Potomac River tributary, the 628-acre park features a marina, boat launch, camping, tournament level bass fishing, the Mattawoman Creek Art Center and Smallwood’s Retreat, home of Revolutionary War General William Smallwood.