Governor Bridge Natural Area – Patuxent River Park

Governor Bridge Natural Area – Patuxent River Park

Site Location : Prince George’s County

Website :

Coordinates :  W     38-56-48N     76-41-41W

Address & Directions from a Major Highway :

7600 Governor Bridge Road
Bowie, MD 20716

From Route 301 in Bowie, turn onto Governor Bridge Road. Go 1.6 miles to launch entrance on the right. Take gravel road to landing.

Public or Private : Operated by The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, Department of Parks and Recreation, Prince George’s County
Site Access (days & hours) : Open daily, 8:00 a.m to sunset

Special arrangements for use (requirements & contact’s phone number) : Acces is restricted. Call 301-627-6074 for gate combination.
Special Interests (museum, fishing pier, swimming pool, etc.) : Stationary canoe and kayak launch is available.
Parking: (number of spaces, distance to the water) : 6 spaces are available, 150ft. from the water
Fees : none
Wheel Chair Access : No
Toilets : No
Picnic tables : No
Camping : No



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