Wye Island Natural Resources Management Area



Wye Island NRMA is managed by the Department of Natural Resources Maryland Park Service. Area regulations are posted.

  • Alcoholic beverages are prohibited at all times with the exception of Duck Lodge guests.
  • Camping and fires are permitted only in designated areas with appropriate reservations.
  • No swimming is allowed from the shoreline​
  • Motorized vehicles are prohibited on trails, fields, field edges, buffer strips, and grass waterways.
  • All pets must be under the owner's control and leashed at all times, except while participating in an authorized hunt or chase.
  • Hikers, cyclists and equestrians are asked to avoid traveling on agricultural fields to reduce damage to crops.
  • Trail users should stay on the trails or established grass filter strips. Equestrian Riders are prohibited on the Schoolhouse Woods Nature Trail due to the sensitive nature of the area.
  • Please obey all signs.
  • Areas may be closed to access due to weather or hazardous conditions.​​​​​​​