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Address: 1100 East College Parkway, Annapolis, MD 21409
Phone Number: 410-974-2149
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Nice location but dirty beach

We went to Sandy Point State Park to lay on the beach, enjoy the view of the Bay bridge and swim a little. The parking was plentiful on a weekday. The views were great but the... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 17, 2015
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Annapolis, Maryland
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Mount Vernon, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015 via mobile

Wanting to find a beach nearby Baltimore as our visit was short. Spent all day on a Monday. There were actually several others but I didn't feel crowded. Beach area was clean and nice. I didn't think it was rocky as I had previously read. The area had concessions, a place to rent beach gear, store, shower/restrooms, life guards, picnic... More 

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Annapolis, Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

We went to Sandy Point State Park to lay on the beach, enjoy the view of the Bay bridge and swim a little. The parking was plentiful on a weekday. The views were great but the beach leaves a lot to be desired. It cost each of us $4 to enter the park and you would think for that price... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Even though our visit was fun here are a couple of things that could really be improved: - for some reason they has inly one gate open which created a huge traffic jam. It took is one hour to move less than half a mile to get into the park - the bathrooms are the probably the worst I've ever... More 

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Greencastle
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

It was a nice park, nice beach but the ladies bathroom/changing room was horrible. Trash was piled up and inside the smell was so bad I tried not to gag. I was very dissappointed in that, no reason the place shouldn't be kept up during the day. Also since we are out of staters we had to pay $6 each.... More 

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Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015 via mobile

I heard about Sandy Point from several family members but it wasn't until this past weekend that my family and I went. It's only 1 hr from home so that is a definite plus! My son enjoyed the water and sand. A few bewares: Take your own Beach Umbrella ($25 to rent one for the day) and food (the concession... More 

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Beltsville, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

This place is insane on summer weekends, so I keep my visits to weekdays between June and September. I arrived about 8AM on a July Friday morning. There were plenty of boaters already out on the water, and the beach had just a few early morning fisherpeople and sun lovers staking out their territory for the day. The restrooms/bath houses... More 

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Lutherville Timonium, Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

A quiet beach if you get there before 12 on weekdays. The sand is brownish and not very fine. The beach is clean and there are lifeguards from 11 to 6. There's an area for launching your boat and an area for fishing. The water is brackish and you need to shower after swimming. The bathrooms are dirty and need... More 

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Ellicott City, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

How about a family picnic on the old Chesapeake Bay? Beautiful sites here! Great place for a family reunion! Go swimming during the summer months! It's very clean! Don't miss out!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

There was a five dollar per person charge, plenty of parking, no trash cans, which mean you must take your trash with you ( thanks governor omally ) and the restrooms reeked of urine. Won't be returning.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

The beach, and surrounding park/picnic areas, are well maintained and the water has Life Guards. There is plenty of parking spread out around the park as well. The sand, however, is particularly rocky so wear water shoes or be prepared to have your feet shredded. Also don't wear white in the water unless you're okay with the suit getting permanently... More 

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