The Parks and Recreation Department consists of five major operating divisions; Parks, Recreation, Airport, Public Landings and Golf Course. Together these divisions maintain more than 3,113 acres of Park property throughout Queen Anne’s County in addition to maintenance, grass cutting and snow removal for Board of Education (BOE) grounds and recreation facilities at 16 school sites totaling 320 acres. The Parks division alone is responsible for 22 county parks and 10 county natural resource areas. While the Public Landings division operates and maintains 18 landings, 2 fishing piers and 3 marinas. These five divisions provide boundless public recreation opportunities by air, land and water.
Whether resident or tourist, all enjoy the Parks Department’s convenient parks, water access areas, golf course and airport that highlight Queen Anne’s County as the gateway to the eastern shore. These amenities serve to stimulate economic development by spurring development of hotels, restaurants, fishing charters, water activities, adventure tours and other ancillary uses of the County’s natural resources.