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Sandy Point State Park

1100 East College Parkway, Annapolis, MD 21409
410-974-2149
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Ranked #25 of 47 Attractions in Annapolis
Type: State Parks, Outdoors
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Annapolis, Maryland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

This is a nice spot for a stroll on the beach or run in the sand, which is gravelly and not as hard as usual ocean sand. As some other reviewers have suggested give it a pass on summer weekends.

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Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
15 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Lovely day on the Bay with spectacular view of the bridge. I understand it gets very crowded but for a last weekend of summer (9/20) there was little crowd. The water...well the bay has its environmental challenges but lots of peopl were in it. The sand is not powder fine with some small pebbles but by no means uncomfortable. The... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 via mobile

I would love to give the park five stars because it is at such a great location and it can be so relaxing...but for it to be relaxing you need to go on a weekday and preferably off season. I have been several times this season. To get into the park you have to pay. During the peak season the... More

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Kentucky
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

As a child growing up in Catonsville, my family took my brother and I to SPSP all the time! I remember experiencing the sand, floating in an inner tube and those famous Coppertone girl billboards. Haven't been then since I was a child so I hope this park is giving new generations of children wonderful memories such as mine. The... More

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Annapolis, Maryland
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Horrible! Better off getting the food at a restaurant - same price and you know it is handled more carefully! The "crafts" were junk, and the "entertainment" was not entertaining. WORST OF ALL was the outrageous admission charge for 2 - $45 with parking, admission to Sandy Point, and an additional admission to the festival. So disappointing!

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King County, WA
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

This was our landlocked Grandsons' first time ever to a "beach". I was impressed with their chair rentals as well as other rentals and beach toy options to buy. The layout of the park was beautiful. The only negative I have is that there was a lot of litter. We need to teach our youngsters to keep American clean, by... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Worst type of beach I ever went to!! I went there with my wife. It was part of our honeymoon/getaway trip. Beach was bad. While we were waking saw an employee pumping waste out of bathrooms and dumping it where picnic area located at!! Very disgusting! ! Plus you have to pay per person to get into park!! Plus litter... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

My family like to come here. We came once in June on a weekday, nice & quiet. The bathroom is clean. And today on a Sunday, we knew it is going to be busy, but being at a crowded beach is fine, the worst part is going to the bathroom, it smells, water & toilet papers on the floor....it is... More

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Millersville MD
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26 reviews 26 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 via mobile

This park and beach are cleaner than the last visit about 10 years ago. No, it's not clear water, and the beach is a bit peebly, as is the first few feet of water. After that it's nice and sandy, and calm. It has enough wave action for the under 10 years old crowd but more adventurous kids may ask... More

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35 reviews 35 reviews
23 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

First off, this is not one of the nicer beaches in Maryland. It is dirty, and the facilities are a bit run down. We visited later in the afternoon, however, and it was less crowded than usual, pleasant, and rewarded us with a marvelous view of the bridge as the sun began to set. A plus for location, C minus... More

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