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Quiet Waters Park      

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600 Quiet Waters Park Road, Annapolis, MD 21403

Phone:(410) 222-1777           
Hours:7:00 a.m. to dusk
park office hours

Closed on Tuesdays, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day

Size:340 acres




visitor center and cafe
picnic areas

paved hike and bike trails
nature trails
dog park

Fees:view fees

Blue Heron Center
Outdoor Pavilions
Visitor Center Café or Visitor Center Meeting Room
Wedding in the Park
Special Event Guidelines
Calendar:monthly calendar
Website:Friends of Quiet Waters Park
Map:view map   UPDATED
FAQs:frequently asked questions
Quiet Waters Park PhotogalleryPaddle or Pedal Website
 Guidelines, Rules and Regulations for Special Events for Non-Profit Organizations 

Nestled between the South River and Harness Creek, Quiet Waters Park in Annapolis offers a wide variety of activities. Visitors can walk, jog, or bike on over 6 miles of paved trails winding through hardwood forests and past grassy fields, play at the multi-level children’s playground, enjoy the vistas of the South River promenade and scenic overlook, or picnic among 340 acres of beautiful park land. 

The park’s Visitor Center includes formal gardens, art galleries and public restrooms. Pavilions can be rented for large outdoor parties and cook-outs. The park’s indoor facility, Blue Heron Center is available for weddings, parties, and business meetings. For questions, call the park office at (410) 222-1777.


Boating opportunities are available seasonally. See the Cartop Boat Launch Site Guide for more information.


It is common knowledge that prior to becoming a park, Quiet Waters was a farm. However, the history of Quiet Waters extends several millennia into the past, with evidence of pre-historic aboriginal occupation. Upon the colonization of the Americas, Quiet Waters became a valuable plot of land, changing hands many times before its final ownership by Anne Arundel County. To completely understand the historical and pre-historical habitation of Quiet Waters it is necessary to look at the areas environmental condition as glacial recession marked the end of the last ice age, approximately 15,000 B.C. Read more >>



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Quiet Waters Park is a unit of the Park Operations Division of the Anne Arundel County Department of Recreation and Parks.



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