Two children wearing life jackets

Life Jackets for Kids

All children under age 13 must WEAR a U.S. Coast Guard approved Personal Flotation Device while underway on a recreational vessel under 21 feet in length on Maryland waters.​​

Power boat on the water

Online Boating Safety Course

Register now to attend a two-day (May 30-31) State-approved Boating Safety Course, conducted live by the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary and the Natural Resources Police.

RV campsite

State Park Camping Information

This is a chart to help campers more fully understand which parks are open or partially open for camping as well as expected opening dates.​​​

Changing Maryland for the better logo