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Maryland Recreation

Maryland is home to all sorts of recreational and cultural opportunities. This page brings you the best news and information regarding Maryland State Parks, Maryland art exhibits, recreation, entertainment, museums, and the arts.

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The C&O Canal is a 184.5 mile long park?  It stretches along the Potomac River from Washington, D.C. to Cumberland, Maryland, offering opportunities for biking, hiking, fishing, boating and more.  

Cant find it here?  See Sports directory.

60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Baltimore : Including Anne Arundel, Carroll, Harford, and Howard Counties

Within an hour's drive of Maryland's largest city, an abundance of natural and scenic places remains. From hikes within the city, including the new 14-mile Gwynns Falls Trail that runs from the northwest past the Inner Harbor, to the solitude of rural Carroll and northwest Baltimore counties, Hikes within 60 Miles: Baltimore is a guide to great hikes in the area.

Featured Sites

Maryland Outdoor Club - brings people together in a fun, friendly, inviting, and safe atmosphere.

Eastern Shore Destinations - travel guide to the Eastern Shore.

Suggested Reading

The Chesapeake Bay Book: A Complete Guide

Exploring the Chesapeake in Small Boats

Hiking, Cycling, and Canoeing in Maryland: A Family Guide

Cruising the Chesapeake: A Gunkholer's Guide


Maryland Recreation and Sports - Open Directory Project
Maryland Sports and Recreation - Marylandinfo.com
C & O Canal
Welcome to Maryland
Maryland Historical Society
Maryland State Arts Council
Maryland State Parks and Forests
Maryland Sports
Maryland Paintball Fields - Indoor and outdoor paintball fields and pro shops.
Maryland National Parks
Maryland Science Center
Maryland State Fairgrounds
National Aquarium in Baltimore


See our Travel Page

Six Flags Amusement Park

See Sports for Boating, Fishing, and more.

BayDreaming.com - Chesapeake Bay regional information site.

Maryland Cities

The Severn River R.F.C. is a Rugby Football Club located near Annapolis. The club invites players from all age and skill levels to attend, and presently offers Mens, Womens, Under 19's and Old Boys (Salts) competitions.

Baltimore City
Baltimore Area Convention and Visitors Association
Carrie Murray Recreation Center - Carrie Murray Nature Center.
The National Aquarium

Earth Treks Climbing Center 
Atholton Swim Club

Ocean City
Portal to Maryland's guide to Ocean City, Maryland
Ocean City Life-Saving Station Museum
Maryland Beaches, Vacations, Trips, Getaways and Resorts.

Washington D.C.
Tourism site for Washington D.C.

Maryland Counties

Allegany County
Allegany Attractions - from Maryland Mountainside.
City of Frostburg

Anne Arundel County
The Severn River R.F.C. is a Rugby Football Club located near Annapolis. The club invites players from all age and skill levels to attend, and presently offers Mens, Womens, Under 19's and Old Boys (Salts) competitions.

Baltimore County
Baltimore County Historical Society
Baltimore Horse Country

Calvert County
Southern Maryland Online

Caroline County

Carroll County
Carroll County Guide

Cecil County
Historical Society of Cecil County

Charles County
Southern Maryland Online

Dorchester County
Dorchester County Historical Society

Frederick County
Frederick County Bureau of Parks and Recreation Home Page - Information on Events, Programs and Parks in Frederick County.
Weinberg Center Home Page  - Weinberg Center for the Arts - upcoming shows are included.

Garrett County
Garrett County Chamber of Commerce - Information about the Deep Creek Lake area.
Camp Earth - Adventure, Environmental & Arts Activities for kids and adults. Outdoor Adventures and Recreation in Maryland Parks and Forests. Located in Western Maryland, Garrett County near Deep Creek Lake.
Hancock Home Page

Harford County
Harford County Maryland MD Tourism
Historical Society of Harford County

Howard County
HCYP-Howard County Youth Program - A youth sports program that includes volleyball, softball, basketball, and baseball recreational and travel leagues.
Atholton Swim Club
Columbia Ski Club

Kent County
Historic Kent County, Maryland - Resource for local information in Kent County on the Eastern Shore of the Chesapeake Bay.

Montgomery County
Montgomery County Historical Society
Conference and Visitors Bureau of Montgomery County

Prince George's County
Parks and Recreation in Prince George's County - Facility information/locations, activities, historical sites, related internet links.
Potomac Bass Fishing - maps, tides, chat, and more for fishing the Potomac.
XP Laser Sport - A high powered laser tag based on the original Photon game system. In Laurel. 

Queen Anne's County
Queen Anne's County Arts Council - Private organization dedicated to bringing art and cultural events to Queen Anne's County. Sponsors free performances, art classes, school art programming, and writing workshops.
Queen Anne's County Chamber Guide

St. Mary's County
St. Mary's Chamber of Commerce
Southern Maryland Online
Potomac Bass Fishing - maps, tides, chat, and more for fishing the Potomac.

Somerset County

Talbot County
Talbot Chamber of Commerce - Information source for visitors to and businesses in and around Talbot County, Maryland and the Chesapeake Bay.
Talbot County History - Talbot County Free Library Local History and Genealogy Special Collection

Washington County
Welcome to Washington County

Wicomico County
Wicomico County Department of Recreation, Parks and Tourism - Strives to provide high quality events, programs and facilities for local citizens and the hundreds of thousands of visitors it hosts each year.
Wicomico County Youth and Civic Center - Host to recreational and athletic events, concerts of all types, trade shows, theatrical productions, and numerous other community events.
Wicomico Historical Society - The purpose of the Wicomico Historical Society is to foster a greater knowledge and appreciation of the history of Wicomico County in order to stimulate and enrich the lives of residents and visitors to the Lower Eastern Shore.

Worcester County
Museums of Worcester County - An information resource for the nine "Museums of Worcester County."
Assateague Island National Seashore - A barrier island off the coast of Maryland featuring long beaches and extensive marshlands with diverse wildlife, including herds of wild horses.

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