Wild Rose Shores, conveniently located in Annapolis, Maryland on the South River, offers numerous amenities. Residents can enjoy a waterside community park with a picnic pavilion and a boat ramp with a pier. The homes in Wild Rose Shores represent a wide range of time periods and styles, and many of them are waterfront. The origin of the name comes from the Colonial era travelers who rode by horse out to catch the ferry to Londontowne — the prosperous port across the South River. George Washington is said to have remarked on the beautiful wild roses along the route. It is a short ride to historic downtown Annapolis and Route 50.