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Sandy Point State Park

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Address: 1100 East College Parkway, Annapolis, MD 21409
Phone Number: 410-974-2149

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Not exactly relaxing

The sand is fake, the water cloudy, and on a Saturday it took us about an hour in traffic just at the front gates to get in. And it costs money. Seven a person for... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Culver City, California
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Culver City, California
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4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The sand is fake, the water cloudy, and on a Saturday it took us about an hour in traffic just at the front gates to get in. And it costs money. Seven a person for nonresidents. But it's close to D.C., so whatever.

Thank Fran99299
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beautiful place...barbecue n picnic spot....it has park n beach....ample parking space....boating ..biking...hiking....adventure place for the whole family

Thank tulika s
Basking Ridge, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Sandy Point State Park is a wonderful place for people especially families to spend time & hang out.

Thank ruby c
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This beach is for everyone...Go there and chill all day, BBQ, play horse shoes, basketball, volleyball and enjoy the beach. The restrooms are not the best but there is always toilet tissue available. Be sure to take your grill and swimsuit and enjoy the day....BTW GET THERE EARLY

1 Thank Sharletta S
Baltimore, United States
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138 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very popular with the locals, the park is on the Chesapeake Bay with a view of the twin bay bridges. There is a nominal admission. Ideal for a relaxing day by the water and small beach area.

Columbia, Maryland
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56 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited as a family with my husband and three year old son. It was a Sunday around 9:30am so the wait to pay to get in was about an hour. We were surprised by the huge crowds of people that literally set up camp... Grills - tents - hammocks - the place was like a squatter community . We... More 

2 Thank Kstark23
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Got off the exit on route 50 around 10:45am on a Saturday sat in horrible dead spot traffic for over an hour before even got to the sign that states you are entering the park. It is less than a mile off the exit to this sign. Then it probably would have been another hour or more sitting and waiting... More 

2 Thank Bailine
Ashburn, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Drove from Northern VA for a day trip with our 3 year old and 1 year old. Admission was $6/non-resident person in the car for weekdays. $12 for my Husband and I. It's $7 on weekends. Residents are $5 on weekdays and $6 on weekends. The kiddos were free since they were in car seats. They charge for kids sitting... More 

4 Thank Narybobary
Greensburg, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Large sandy beach with life guards. Changing rooms available, snack bar looked good but plenty of opportunity to bring grills, tents, etc. to make a day of it. Go early on weekends as the parking fills up and rangers close entrance. $8 per person (non-resident) for entrance

3 Thank teensytheclown
Newport News, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Getting into the park was a long process. An accident on the interstate didn't help. The cost of admission is $7 a person. I went there because of a family reunion so the area I was in was reserved. It was nice and uncrowded. The pavilion was clean and was right by the water. The bathroom there was clean and... More 

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