access to Maryland’s Waterways along Bridges and Roads
April 9th 2013 Maryland's Governor Martin O'Malley signed HB 797 into law allowing greater access along the states bridges and
roadways. This accomplishment will allow
greater recreation opportunities for paddlers, improve safety for paddlers and
motorists, stimulate the economies and livability of local communities, and
enhance the health and quality of life by providing these beneficial recreation
bill was supported by the American Canoe Association, Chesapeake Conservancy,
Maryland Recreation and Parks Association, and American Sportfishing Association
during the Senate and House hearings.
The American Canoe Association (ACA) is a member-based 501(c)(3)non profit organization that promotes fun and responsible canoeing, kayaking, rafting and SUP. Founded in 1880, the ACA actively advocates recreational access and stewardship of America’s recreational water trails. For more information and to join, visit www.americancanoe.org.