News Release, St. Mary’s County Public Information Office

Leonardtown, MD – The St. Clement’s Island Water Taxi, the only publicly-accessible boat transportation from St. Clement’s Island Museum to St. Clement’s Island State Park, will cease operations Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019, for the 2019 season.

The St. Clement’s Island Water Taxi will conclude operations on that date in order to be serviced and prepped for required winter maintenance while weather conditions remain favorable for such upkeep activities.

The Water Taxi will return to service March 25, 2020, in time for Maryland Day and the summer 2020 operating season. For more information regarding the water taxi operating schedule until Oct. 13, 2019, please call 301-769-2222. Always call the museum the day of your planned visit to check on the water taxi schedule as weather and other extenuating circumstances could affect operation.

About the St. Mary’s County Museum Division

The St. Mary’s County Museum Division was established by the Commissioners of St. Mary’s County to collect, preserve, research and interpret the historic sites and artifacts which illustrate the natural and cultural histories of St. Mary’s County and the Potomac River. With this as its charter, the Museum Division serves as a resource, liaison and community advocate for all St. Mary’s County public and private cultural assets. 

For more information regarding hours of operation, programs, events, admission prices and more, visit the St. Mary’s County Museum Division’s social media pages on Facebook at or, or on Twitter at @StClemIsMuseum or @PineyPtLHMuseum, or at

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