Boating in Maryland

Learn more about Maryland’s boat registration requirements, state regulations, boating safety courses and best places to boat.

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Top Boating Spots in Maryland

Assateague State Park
This Park is Maryland‘s premier oceanfront park. A two mile stretch of beach offers great surf fishing and excellent campgrounds.
Gunpowder Falls State Park
Gunpowder Falls State Park on the Dundee Creek offers a picturesque setting for families on an outdoor adventure.
Deep Creek Lake State Park
Camping and boating are available on the lake during the summer months and are great alternatives when the fish are not biting.
Tips for Protecting Fish and Water Resources

Tips for Protecting Fish and Water Resources

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Boating and Fishing Etiquette: Wake Up

Boating and Fishing Etiquette: Wake Up

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5 Boater Safety Courses That Prevent Common Accidents

5 Boater Safety Courses That Prevent Common Accidents

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Boating Safety

Boat Safety Checklist

Boat Safety Checklist

Before you leave shore, take the time to read through this boat safety checklist.

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Boat Safety Equipment

Boat Safety Equipment

Learn about the essential boat safety equipment you should have on board at all times

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Boat Safety Courses

Boat Safety Courses

Education is one of the most important aspects of boating safely and responsibly.

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