Situated 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.
From Annapolis, take US-50 west. Take Exit 22, Route 665 (Aris T. Allen Blvd). Stay on Route 665 until it ends and merges with Forest Drive. Follow Forest Drive for 2 miles. Turn right at the Exxon Station onto Hillsmere Drive (There is a sign in front of Exxon saying “Quiet Waters Park-Next Right”). The park entrance is 100 yards on the right-hand side.