Cockrell's is strategically located for Chesapeake Bay area boating!


Cockrell's Has the Ideal Location for Northern Neck Boating

Located half way between the Baltimore-Washington DC area and Hampton Roads, Cockrell's is the perfect departure point from which to explore the Smith Point-Lower Potomac River area.  Tangier and Smith Islands are minutes away by water.  The  Chesapeake Bay and lower Potomac are popular destinations for both seasoned and novice sailing enthusiasts.  Anglers will find outstanding opportunities for a variety of salt water game fish.

Cockrell's Via the Bay

From the Chesapeake Bay, enter the Little Wicomico River through the Smith Point jetties about 2 miles west of Smith Point Light, located just south of the Potomac River.  Cockrell's is situated about 4 miles upriver from the jetties.

GPS Coordinates

Latitude 37-54-11N

Longitude 076-17-47W

Cockrell's Marine By Road

From Richmond

Take U.S. 360 East to Burgess.  From Burgess, turn left on Hacks Neck Rd. then right on Wicomico Pt. Road just past Northumberland Plantation.  Wicomico Pt. Rd. ends at Railway Dr.  Cockrell's is located at the terminus of Railway Dr.

From DC - Baltimore

Take U.S. 301 South over the Potomac River Bridge into Virginia.  Turn left on VA Rt. 3 and follow Rt. 3 past Montross.  Take VA Rt. 202 East to Callao, then U.S. 360 East to Burgess.  From Burgess, follow the same route as stated for Richmond.

From Hampton Roads

Proceed North on U.S. 17 from Newport News to Saluda.  From there, turn East on VA Rt. 33 then North on VA Rt. 3 over the Rappahannock River Bridge.  At Kilmarnock, take Rt. 200 North to Burgess.  From there, follow directions in the Richmond section.