Janes Island State Park

Janes Island State Park Pier, Dock, and Boat Ramp


Janes Island provides multiple services for boaters:

  • A launching ramp ($7 for Marylanders. $9 for out of state residents)
  • Boat slips for registered campers ($3 per night)
  • Free canoe and kayak launch
  • Canoe and kayak rentals
  • Easy access to Crisfield Harbor, Tangier Sound and the Big and Little Annemessex Rivers.

A boat dock located off of the Yellow Trail at Flatcap Beach on Janes Island offers boaters access to the five miles of unspoiled beach on the bay side of the island.

Canoe and Kayak rentals in Janes Island State Park

Boat Rentals

**October 17th will be the last day of boat rentals for the 2020 season.**

Solo and tandem kayaks and canoes are available for rent at the marina boat house on Saturday, weather permitting. The cost per boat is $30 for half a day (maximum 3 hours) or $50 for the day.

Hours of operation:
Saturday- 10 AM to 3 PM; with all boats due back to the marina no later than 6 PM

Paddles and PFDs are included. Boats are rented on a first come, first served basis and cannot be reserved in advance.

Note: Renters returning late (from a half day rental) will be charged $10 per hour for the additional time, but not to exceed the daily rate of $50.

Additional information regarding boat rentals is available by contacting the park at 410-968-1565.​​​