Can you kayak on Liberty Reservoir?
Kayaks are permitted on both Liberty and Prettyboy Reservoirs. The use of motors or sails on kayaks is prohibited. Shells are permitted on both Liberty and Prettyboy Reservoirs.
Can you swim in Triadelphia Reservoir?
The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission urges you to avoid all contact with the water of the Triadelphia Reservoir along the Patuxent River in Montgomery and Howard counties because of high concentrations of blue-green algae.
Is Loch Raven reservoir open for fishing?
Open daily at 6 a.m.
Can you fish Loch Raven dam?
All fishing from boats and kayaks in the Loch Raven Reservoir is allowed and regulated under the management of the Maryland State Department of Natural Resources. For those who are fishing, a State Angling License is required of all persons 16 years of age and over.
How did Pretty Boy Dam get its name?
Its dam was constructed in 1932, and supplements an additional 19 billion gallons of capacity to its downstream neighbor, Loch Raven. Although the origins of the name are not clear, the local legend tells a story of a farmer who had a beautiful white colt named “Pretty Boy” that was the pride of the neighborhood.