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Address: 1100 East College Parkway, Annapolis, MD 21409
Phone Number: 410-974-2149
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The perfect beach to beat the heat

This beach is very cool & fun it gets me nostalgic though because I used to come here a lot with my family during the summer when me & my siblings were kids! Well my family went... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Bowie, Maryland
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Bowie, Maryland
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This beach is very cool & fun it gets me nostalgic though because I used to come here a lot with my family during the summer when me & my siblings were kids! Well my family went here for the seafood festival in September and I agree it's the perfect place to have it!! I love the warm breeze while... More 

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Annapolis, Maryland
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23 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nice park with a great view and some paths . Busy place in warmer weather, parking areas get full since there are many picnics and family areas that are used regularly. Had a chance to visit during company picnic. Was there for a seafood festival also. It does get crowded.

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Thank suzieq442
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This park has it all! A large beach with direct views of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge. Several large playground areas for children. Walking trails along the river. View of the historic lighthouse. A marina to launch boats. A goods store with sufficient food and drink. BBQ areas. Covered picnic areas one can rent; good for large parties. Plenty of parking.

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Thank Perry L
Bethesda, Maryland
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386 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015

Great year round located right on the Chesapeake Bay. Great for sightseeing, boating, swimming, fishing, birding and sun bathing.

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Thank laser20814
Central Maryland
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91 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

If you like crowds, this is the place to see and be seen. The beach is fairly decent and long, the view of the Bay Bridge is wonderful, lots of fishing, and a huge boat ramp. Recommended.

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Dameron, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

This Park is known for it's scenic views and concerts. They have Jazz and Blues festivals here almost every year - that I know of. Boasting famous named musicians - all playing during a weekend of fun. One after the other. It is also a good place to visit if you are a sea glass hunter. One of the best... More 

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Basye, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

I have been going to Sandy Point for 30 years. It has a very large beach on the Chesapeake Bay just north the the Bay Bridge. The sand on the beach is more like clay than white sand but the water is generally warm even in early summer. There are many places for families or church groups to have picnics.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

My husband and I along with several other families camped this weekend at Sandy Point State Park. There are some very beautiful sites to stay right on the water, and most of the sites have a lot of privacy with the natural vegetation/marsh grasses. The park is a great place to bring bicycles to explore the area and check out... More 

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North Carolina
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32 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

We've never been to the park during the summer, but local relatives say it can get pretty crowded on a summer or holiday weekend. We went in October and pretty much had the place to ourselves. Had a good walk on the beach and saw plenty of local wildlife. As with all Maryland state parks, in our experience, there's an... More 

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Catania, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

It's a nice place to go swimming in the summer. It does tend to get a bit crowded. You can also go fishing there as well!

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