Kent County Public Landings The Turners Creek Public Landing boat ramp will be closed starting February 1, 2021 due to the construction of a new concrete boat ramp. Marylanders' Guide to Skin Wounds & Water Contact Cement ramp Soft launch Bulkhead End of road Pier 1.FOXHOLE 2.SHALLCROSS 3.TURNER'S CREEK 4.BETTERTON 5.STILL POND 6.GREEN POINT 7.BUCK NECK 8.FAIRLEE9.TOLCHESTER10.SPRING COVE 11.HAVEN12.GRATITUDE13.BAYSIDE14.SHARP STREET15.GREEN LANE16.ALLEN'S LANE 17.BOGLES 18.GRAY'S INN 19.SKINNER'S NECK 20.HARRINGTOWN 21.LONG COVE 22.SHIPYARD23.BROADNECK 24.CLIFF CITY 25.QUAKER NECK 26.HIGH STREET 27.MORGNEC 28.RILEY'S MILL 29.BUCKINGHAMWHARF 30.SHADDING REACH Pursuant to bill no. 4-80 enacted into law on july 1, 1980, by the Kent County Commissioners, effective January 1, 1981, an annual permit will be required for all vehicle trailers using the public landings in Kent County. Car-top boating (watercraft that is transported on top of car or in the bed of pickup truck) does not require a trailer permit. 1.All trailers using the Kent County public landings must have a current sticker located on the trailer tongue, one foot from the hitch on the left side (driver's side).2. When purchasing a trailer permit, applicant must provide driver's license, trailer tag registration and vessel registration, and if out-of-state resident but own property in Kent County, must provide proof of ownership (such as property tax bill, receipt or deed). Kent County will not replace lost or damaged trailer permit stickers.3. Park in designated areas only. 4. No admittance between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. 5. No camping, campers, or open fires. 6. Do not block ramps. 7. Do not dock in posted areas. 8. No person shall leave equipment or boats on a landing for more than fifteen (15) days. 9. No sunken vessel shall remain for more than five (5) days.10. Violators of any regulation shall be fined $100.all fines and fees will be used for upkeep and maintenance of the public landings. Three day permits are available for 3 consecutive days only. The cost is $30 each. They may be obtained from the vendors listed below. Non-Resident Permits (Non-Resident is anyone who is not a Maryland resident, does not own property in Kent County, MD or does not have a boat registered in Maryland. Non-Resident permits are available at a cost of $75.00) They may be obtained from the vendors listed below. Resident permits (Maryland residents, Kent County, Maryland property owners, and/or persons who have their vessels registered in Maryland) may be obtained from the following vendors. Maps are available at these vendors. Cost Of Annual Boat Trailer PermitsResident - $30.00 (Application Form)Non-Resident - $75.00 (Application Form)Three Day Trailer Permit - $30.00 (Application Form)Send completed application and payment (payable Kent County Commissioners) to: Kent County Environmental Operations, 709 Morgnec Road, Suite 104, Chestertown, MD 21620 Permit Sales Locations JBK Hardware18 Washington AvenueWashington Square Shopping CtrChestertown, MD410-778-9600 Kent County Finance Office400 High StreetChestertown, MD 410-778-7478 Kent County Public Works709 Morgnec RoadChestertown, MD410-778-7439 Millington Hardware403 Cypress Street Millington, MD410-928-3118 Molly's12503 Augustine Herman Hwy.Kennedyville, MD 21645410-348-9160 Suds n’ Soda1014 Washington Avenue (Route 213)Chestertown, MD410-778-5077 Village Hardware5811 Chesapeake VillaRock Hall, MD 410-639-7014 *Soft Launch Only - Indicates that the landing does not have a concrete ramp. Landing has sand/dirt surface to launch kayaks, canoes and small boats by hand. Landing Name GPS Water Depth at Ramp Type Facilities 1. Foxhole N 39˚ 22.457 W 75˚ 49.766 *Soft Launch Only 2. Shallcross N 39˚ 21.890 W 75˚ 56.340 End ofCounty Road (No Ramp) 3. Turner's Creek N 39˚ 21.485 W 75˚ 58.983 5'6" Cement Ramp RestroomsPicnic AreaBulkhead & Pier(load & unload only) 4. Betterton N 39˚ 22.253 W 76˚ 03.751 1'8" Cement Ramp RestroomsTransient Slips 5. Still Pond N 39˚ 19.234 W 76˚ 05.254 *Soft Launch Only 6. Green Point N 39˚ 16.959 W 76˚ 10.081 3' Cement Seasonal Portable Toilets 7. Buck Neck N 39˚ 16.453 W 76˚ 10.112 Bulkhead Only (No Ramp) Bulkhead (load & unload only) 8. Fairlee N 39 ˚ 14.947 W 76˚ 11.827 3' Cement Ramp Pier(load & unload only) 9. Tolchester N 39˚ 12.908 W 76˚ 14.632 End of Rt. 21 (No Ramp) 10. Spring Cove N 39˚ 08.903 W 76˚ 14.701 6' Cement Ramp Pier (load & unload only)Rented Slips 11. Haven N 39˚ 08.565 W 76˚ 14.756 (No Ramp) 12. Gratitude N 39˚ 08.459 W 76˚ 15.646 End ofCounty Road (No Ramp) 13. Bayside Landing Park N 39˚ 08.074 W 76˚ 14.899 6'2" Double Trailer Cement Ramp Bulkhead (load & unload only)Seasonal Portable ToiletsRented Slips 14. Sharp Street N 39˚ 07.987 W 76˚ 14.624 Pier Only (No Ramp) Pier (load & unload only) 15. Green Lane N 39˚ 07.837 W 76˚ 14.574 5'5" Cement Ramp Bulkead (load & unload only)Seasonal Portable Toilets 16. Allen's Lane N 39˚ 07.415 W 76˚ 14.588 *Soft Launch Only 17. Bogles N 39˚ 01.937 W 76˚ 12.581 1'7" Cement Ramp 2 Piers (load & unload only)Seasonal Portable Toilets 18. Gray's Inn N 39˚ 07.045 W 76˚ 13.537 *Soft Launch Only 19. Skinners Neck N 39˚ 06.610 W 76˚ 12.681 18" Cement 2 Piers (load & unload only)Seasonal Portable ToiletsRented Slips 20. Harrington N 39˚ 06.910 W 76˚ 12.419 *Soft Launch Only 21. Long Cove N 39˚ 06.557 W 76˚ 11.244 4'2" Cement Bulkhead & 2 Piers (load & unload only)Seasonal Portable ToiletsRented Slips 22. Shipyard N 39˚ 09.742 W 76˚ 11.391 4'7" Cement (Double Ramp) Bulkhead (load & unload only)Seasonal Portable Toilets 23. Broadneck N 39˚ 07.798 W 76˚ 09.413 *Soft Launch Only 24. Cliff City N 39˚ 06.420 W 76˚ 08.529 2'1" Cement Bulkhead & Pier (load & unload only)Seasonal Portable Toilets 25. Quaker Neck N 39˚ 07.792 W 76˚ 05.825 2'4" Cement Pier (load & unload only)Seasonal Portable ToiletsRented Slips 26. High Street N 39˚ 12.418 W 76˚ 03.793 Bulkhead Only (No Ramp) Bulkhead(load & unload only) 27. Morgnec N 39˚ 14.169 W 76˚ 02.184 *Soft Launch Only Fishing Area 28. Riley's Mill N 39˚ 15.343 W 76˚ 02.468 *Soft Launch Only Fishing Area 29. Buckingham Wharf N 39˚ 14.273 W 76˚ 00.877 *Soft Launch Only 30. Shadding Reach N 39˚ 15.088 W 75˚ 52.868 *Soft Launch Only * Soft Launch Only - Indicates that the landing does not have a concrete ramp. Landing has sand/dirt surface to launch kayaks, canoes and small boats by hand. Transient Boat Slip Information:1. Betterton is the only landing with transient slips. Transient slips are available on a first come, first served basis. There is no charge and transient vessels are only allowed a 72-hour stay. Rented Boat Slip Information:1. Slips may be rented at Bayside Landing Park, Long Cove, Quaker Neck, Skinners Neck and Spring Cove Public Landings.2. There are waiting lists for all rented slips. To be placed on a waiting list you must submit a written request (click here for form). You must own a boat to rent a slip and your boat must either be documented or registered in the state of Maryland. Landing # of Slips Slip Sizes Services Annual Fee Bayside Landing Park 2417 26'-35'50' Water/ElectricWater/Electric $1200$1440 Long Cove 14176 25'40'50' NoneNoneNone $360$720$720 Quaker Neck 16 25' None $360 Skinners Neck 310 25'40' NoneNone $360$720 Spring Cove 14 25' None $360 Mooring Buoys:1. A permit is required for any mooring buoy within the waters of Kent County, Maryland. For more information, contact the Public Works Department at 410.778.7439.