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Sandy Point State Park

Address: 1100 East College Parkway, Annapolis, MD 21409
Phone Number: 410-974-2149
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Ranked #22 of 37 Attractions in Annapolis
Type: State Parks, Outdoors
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Parlin, New Jersey
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52 reviews 52 reviews
15 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

We spent about 35 minutes here on an evening in December. $15 a car load of people and Santa greets you at the gate with a scavenger hunt sheet and coupon for hot chocolate. All the lights were working and spread out enough to take your time and slowly drive/enjoy the sights! The park is a few minutes off the... More 

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Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

We primarily use this location to launch a boat to fish and boat the middle bay. They have excellent clean rest room facilities and some of the nicest launch ramps.There are almost always ducks, herons and egrets around the dock area. It is not unusual to see whitetail deer near the park entrance. The park becomes very crowded on weekends... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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762 attraction reviews
224 helpful votes 224 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

This is a large park where a lot of people seem to go swimming. We are not swimmers so we went in search of a natural place to watch the water.

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Annapolis, Maryland
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 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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53 reviews 53 reviews
16 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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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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
16 helpful votes 16 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
2 reviews
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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