Tawes Garden State Park Information

Location:

​Anne Arundel County

Tawes Garden
580 Taylor Avenue
Annapolis, Maryland 21401​


Contact:

​410-260-8189​


Driving Directions:

To the Garden:
From US Route 50, take exit #24 (Rowe Boulevard) toward downtown Annapolis; turn right at Taylor Avenue, then left onto Sachs Drive at DNR building. The Tawes State Office Complex is located at 580 Taylor Avenue.

Public Transportation:
Served by Annapolis Transit's Gold Route on Rowe Boulevard ($.75), State Shuttle or Navy Blue Route (both free). For more information visit www.annapolis.gov/transport or call 410-263-7964.

Directions from the DC Metro Area:
Take Rt. 50 east towards Annapolis/Bay Bridge. Take exit 24 Rowe Blvd/Route 70 exit and follow Rowe Blvd. over a bridge until you reach your second light at the corner of Rowe and Taylor Ave. Make a right at the light. Parking is available on the right. Turn at the sign that reads "Gold Parking" if you plan on staying for more than a half hour, there is a $5/day fee in the Gold Lot. If you are visiting for less time than 30 minutes then there is a parking area in front of the Tawes complex. Turn left at the DNR sign and then make the next right. This is a short term parking area only and you will be towed if you are parked there longer than 30 minutes

Directions from Baltimore:
Take 97 Southbound and follow the signs to Rt. 50 east/Bay Bridge. Take exit 24 Rowe Blvd/Route 70 exit and follow Rowe Blvd. over a bridge until you reach your second light at the corner of Rowe and Taylor Ave. Make a right at the light. Turn at the sign that reads "Gold Parking" if you plan on staying for more than a half hour, there is a $5/day fee in the Gold Lot. If you are visiting for less time than 30 minutes then there is a parking area in front of the Tawes complex. Turn left at the DNR sign and then make the next right. This is a short term parking area only and you will be towed if you are parked there longer than 30 minutes

From the Eastern Shore of Maryland:
Take Rt. 50 west toward Washington. After passing over the Severn River Bridge take exit 24 Rowe Blvd/Route 70 exit and follow Rowe Blvd. over a bridge until you reach your second light at the corner of Rowe and Taylor Ave. Make a right at the light. Turn at the sign that reads "Gold Parking" if you plan on staying for more than a half hour, there is a $5/day fee in the Gold Lot. If you are visiting for less time than 30 minutes then there is a parking area in front of the Tawes complex. Turn left at the DNR sign and then make the next right. This is a short term parking area only and you will be towed if you are parked there longer than 30 minutes.


Hours of Operation:

​Sunrise to Sunset


Pet Policy:

Pets on a leash are permitted in the Tawes Garden. ​