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Permits and Landings

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Permit Information

Available Starting December 15th


Landing permits may be purchased at any of the convenient locations listed below. Permits may also be acquired by sending us a request with your name, address, and telephone number along with a self-addressed/stamped envelope, and the $45 check or money order (no cash please) and mail to: TCDPR, 10028 Ocean Gateway, Easton, MD 21601.

Extended Ramp Permits are available for TFL & LCC. Photo ID and copy of TFL or LCC required at time of purchase. First come, first serve. $45

New for 2024- Permits available to purchase online. Please create an account using this link. After creating an account, hover over Register and choose Store from the drop-down menu. You will then be able to add the 2024 Boat Ramp Permit to your cart. Proceed to check out and enter your credit card information. Permits will be sent via mail in 3-5 business days. TCPR is not responsible for lost permits via USPS. 

Landings Citation Fines may also be paid online using the same process as above.

Angler's Sport Center

1456 Whitehall Road
Annapolis, MD 21401

Talbot County Community Center

10028 Ocean Gateway (Rte. 50)
Easton, MD 21601

Tuckahoe Sportsman

22145 Shore Highway (Rte. 404)
Denton, MD 21629

Chesapeake Outdoors

1707 Main Street
Chester, MD 21619

Molly's Place

12503 Augustine Herman Highway
Kennedyville, MD 21645

Rusty Hook Bait & Tackle

210 Marlboro Ave
Easton, MD 21601

Shore Sportsman

8232 Ocean Gateway (Rte. 50)
Easton, MD 21601

Western Tire & Auto

1406 Main St
Stevensville, MD 21666

Schnaitman Boat Rental

12518 Wye Landing Road
Wye Mills, MD 21679

Easton Point Marina

975 Port Street
Easton, MD 21601

Daffin Marine

Rte. 33
McDaniel, MD 21647

Draper Bros

2615 Centreville Road
Centreville, MD 21617

Island Tackle Outfitters

1915 Main Street
Chester, MD 21619

Fairbanks Tackle

6108 Main Street
Tilghman, MD 21671

The Lumberyard

1206 S. Talbot Street
St. Michaels, MD 21617

If you are interested in leasing a Talbot County public boat slip, please complete the application below. Once completed please print a copy, sign, and send the application to:

Talbot County Parks and Recreation
Attn: Landings Office
10028 Ocean Gateway
Easton, MD 21601

2024 Boat Slip Annual Cost:

  • 40′- $1000.00
  • 30′- $950.00
  • 25′- $900.00

Please be advised that public boat slips are in great demand and therefore your name will be placed on a waiting list. Once you obtain a boat slip lease you will have the opportunity to renew it annually.

Valid Talbot County Permits must be displayed when using a Talbot County Public Landing/Ramp for launching or loading a trailered vessel from the water or for parking a trailer at the facility

Permit/Decal must be permanently affixed on the driver’s side of the trailer tongue or on the towing vehicle’s driver side of the rear bumper:

    • Boat Trailer – driver side tongue, 1ft. from the hitch
    • Vehicle – driver side rear bumper. Permit holder must affix decal to vehicle if permit holder has multiple boats/boat trailers.
  • Carry In–Carry Out Trash Free Facility. Everything you carry in, please carry out with you. The fine for littering is $100.00.
  • All landings are closed between the hours of 11:00 pm and 4:00 am. No trespassing during these hours. Violators will be prosecuted.
  • Vehicles are not to be placed for sale at Public Landings.
  • It is unlawful to block ramps with parked vehicles or vehicle and trailer. No parking at bulkhead. This area is designated for loading and unloading purposes only.
  • Please DO NOT dock boats in loading/ unloading zones.Camping is prohibited at the Public Landings. Open camp fires are prohibited. Please obey all “No Fishing” signs where posted.
  • Please DO NOT leave boats or equipment on Landings. After 5 days all materials will be removed by the Talbot County Landings Office at the owner’s expense.
  • There is absolutely no discharging of firearms at the Public Landings at any time.

* Please note there is limited parking at our landing facilities

Public Landings