Quiet Waters Park
|Rules | Contact Us|
600 Quiet Waters Park Road, Annapolis, MD 21403
|Hours:||7:00 a.m. to dusk|
park office hours
Closed on Tuesdays, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day
|Rentals:||Blue Heron Center|
Visitor Center Café or Visitor Center Meeting Room
Wedding in the Park
Special Event Guidelines
|Website:||Friends of Quiet Waters Park|
|Map:||view map UPDATED|
|FAQs:||frequently asked questions|
|Special Event and Charitable Fund-Raising Guidelines|
|ABOUT THE PARK|
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.
Boating opportunities are available seasonally. See the Cartop Boat Launch Site Guide for more information.
|HOW TO GET TO THE PARK|
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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 >>
Quiet Waters Park is a unit of the Park Operations Division of the Anne Arundel County Department of Recreation and Parks.