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Address: 1525 Flag Ponds Parkway, Lusby, MD 20657
Phone Number: 410-535-5327
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Great little state park

Nice little state park in the Calvert cliffs area. Trails through the transition between the cliffs to salt marshes and the beach were very nice (easy walking), as was the beach... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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West Chester, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Nice little state park in the Calvert cliffs area. Trails through the transition between the cliffs to salt marshes and the beach were very nice (easy walking), as was the beach. We hunted for shells and fossils, finding several small shark's teeth. Also saw some horseshoe crabs, including one that was trapped on its back that we flipped over and... More 

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Greenbelt, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

A wonderful little treasure for families or singles. bring your dog! on leash of course, swim, float look for sharks teeth. anything is possible here! Wonderful beach with clean restrooms a shower to rinse some of the fun off. There is a fee to enter the park so look on the website for fee's and times the park is open.... More 

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White Plains, Maryland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Once we arrived to the water it was a little nice, The distance from the parking to the beach is way too long of a walk with two hills when you have beach items(umbrellas, chairs, coolers bags), there should be a shuttle from the lot to the entrance of the beach. no staff on duty for emergencies. Did not like... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Nice and Calm beach.. good for family and friends to sit on a beach and enjoy.. only thing is you have to walk 1/2 mile from your car parking..

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Williamsport, Maryland, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 via mobile

We visited on Memorial Day and waited in line to enter the park...every 10 vehicles out 10 are allowed to enter...worth the wait :) dont be discouraged thinking it will be crowded because it is not, pleanty of open beach, beautiful views, nice fishing pier and shark teeth/fossils to be found. Beautiful area definitely a must do day trip for... More 

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Alexandria, VA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We spent a day over the long Memorial Day weekend at Flags Pond. It is within easy driving distance from DC. We arrived early (note - there is limited parking. After it is full, they only let cars in as people leave. There were 20 or so cars waiting to get in as we were leaving in the early afternoon).... More 

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Lusby, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This is one of the few areas on Chesapeake Bay that is gaining land. The sand washes in here and is making new freshwater ponds. It's great place for budding geologists. And there's a few fossil shells and sharks teeth here also. This park is fascinating in that is is in sight of a nuclear power plant and an LNG... More 

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College Park, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We spent 4 hours there today with perfect weather - sunny but not bathing suit weather, which meant it wasn't crowded at all. My 6 year old had a blast exploring the drift wood pieces on the beach and digging in the sand. I was determined to find shark's teeth. After quite a while of looking/trying, my son heard another... More 

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Lusby, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Cool park to enjoy nature and see how the environment works. Great place to take children and teach them about the outdoors.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

I visited Calvert County in 2012, on a fossil hunting trip along the western coast of Chesapeake Bay. I read in a travel guide that Calvert Cliffs State Park is a prime location for finding 100 million year old shark teeth, so I decided to give it a go. I combed the beach for a while, even digging some shallow... More 

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Additional Information about Flag Ponds Nature Park

Address: Address: 1525 Flag Ponds Parkway, Lusby, MD 20657
Phone Number: 410-535-5327
Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Calvert County  >  Lusby
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm

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