[color photograph of Patuxent River with Solomons Island Bridge (view from St. Mary's County), Maryland] Maryland's riverine system is a complex network of branches, and tributaries, some of which are known both as rivers and creeks.

Most rivers in Maryland run into Chesapeake Bay.

Maryland's Scenic and Wild Rivers Program is overseen by the State Forest and Park Service of the Department of Natural Resources.

Patuxent River (view from St. Mary's County), Maryland, May 2000. Solomons Island Bridge (tall bridge in distance) links Calvert and St. Mary's counties in southern Maryland. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.

[color photograph of Solomons Island Bridge, Solomons Island, Maryland] Solomons Island Bridge over Patuxent River
(view from St. Mary's County shore), Maryland,
May 2000. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.

[color photograph of Severn River] Piers on Severn River, Annapolis, Maryland, June 2000. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.

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