Janes Island Water Trails

8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sunday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Monday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Tuesday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Wednesday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Thursday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Friday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Saturday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm

Janes Island State Park Trail System features seven water trails, all of which begin and end at the Janes Island State Park Marina and boat launch. The trails provide a wide variety of paddling experiences so there are options for all levels of expertise. Trail maps/guides are available from the MD DNR website for $3 and include information on trails, park amenities, camping, boating safety and regulations, and natural resources in the area. The trails range in length from 1.25 to 12.5 miles and include routes along the open waters of Tangier Sound, the Big and Little Annemessex Rivers as well as various creeks and marsh routes. 

Recent Reviews

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5 Janes Island Water Trails 161
#1 of 9 things to do in Crisfield
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So beautiful - a place for quiet and/or water sports

My daughter (12) and I went alone, after the rest of party backed out. It was SO WORTH IT and I would do it again. We stayed in Cabin #2 (pet-friendly), which is a 2 bedroom + loft, full bathroom...
4 5
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If anything is Bugging You….

This park is a scenic gem and the highlight of many a Crisfield visit. Bike rentals and trails $5 an hour. Fishing and line crabbing right there. The Greenheads are record breaking though so unless...
4 5
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Great camping!

Beautiful campsites and nice place to visit. Nice area to bike and ride around. Did not do the water trails as it was too windy.
5 5
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Jun 3, 2023 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
We hope you will join us for the Inaugural Paddlefest at Janes Island State Park. The park is located in Crisfield, Maryland. Planned events include guided paddles, Poker Run Paddle, Campfire on the Beach, food, music, pontoon boat rides, coastal clean-up, children's activities, nature crafts and more!​ Event is FREE, however regis...