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Fishing Adventure 08/09/15

posted Jun 19, 2015, 5:35 PM by Chairman PackFourFiveFour

The Annapolis Waterworks Park

Sun. August 9 rain day Sun. August 16 2:00 pm till 6:00pm?

We will be doing a leave no trace service project (park clean up)

The Park is located at 260 Defense Highway, about one mile west the Annapolis Mall.

PARKING IS VERY LIMITED – carpooling is highly recommended.

 The Annapolis Waterworks Park is a passive recreational facility operated by the Annapolis Recreation and Parks Department. This Park is one of the few open space resources in the area which provides the public with hiking trails, as well as places to picnic and fish. There are miles of nature trails and a picnic pavilion (first-come, first-serve. There are three fresh water fishing ponds –

Catch and release fishing only

(The fish cannot be taken home.)

 

Maryland fishing licenses apply

Over 16 requires a valid fishing license

A 7 day license can be purchased online at

http://dnr.maryland.gov/service/license.asp

 

PERMIT INFORMATION - entrance to the park is by permit only

Permit is already reserved by Steve Seen (I’ll be there at 1:30)

 

RULES AND REGULATIONS

This park is home to a wide variety of wildlife and we ask that you treat the natural surroundings with respect. For everyone’s safety and enjoyment, the following rules and regulations must be followed or your permit will be revoked:

1. Entrance to the park is by permit only. Obey posted park hours 7 a.m. to dusk 2. Stay off the dam. 3. No fires of any kind. No smoking. 4. Please do not enter any of the buildings or small pump houses. There is very dangerous high voltage electrical equipment in these structures. 5. Do not go beyond the designated trails. We ask that you respect all private property. The white farm house and the large brick pump house near the entrance to the park are not part of the park operations. Please refrain from approaching either building. 6. No wheeled vehicles of any kind except strollers, wheelchairs and other mobility vehicles for the handicapped. No bicycles, of any kind, are permitted on any of the trails. 7. The person whose name appears on the permit is responsible for the conduct of the group. 8. Children must always be supervised by an adult. 9. You are expected to help maintain the park’s natural beauty. Do not cut or dig up trees or plants. Do not harm or harass wildlife. No hunting. 10. No swimming, wading, or bathing allowing. 11. No ice skating or boating is allowed. 12. The possession of firearms, fireworks or weapons of any kind is strictly prohibited.  13. No alcoholic beverages or controlled substances are allowed in the park. 14. Pets are prohibited. 15. Please use the trash receptacles located adjacent to the entrance gate. If the cans are full, we ask that you please take your trash with you. 16. Report any accident or injury to the Annapolis Recreation and Parks Department at 410-263-7958.

 

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