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Calvert Cliffs State Park

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9500 H.G. Trueman Parkway, Lusby, MD 20657
+1 301-743-7613
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Been Going Here for Years

I love coming to this park to see the new ways nature has changed the area. I was there the day... read more

Reviewed September 12, 2016
seajanetravell
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Frederick, Maryland
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Scenic trails that lead to the Chesapeake Bay

This is a beautiful state park in Southern Maryland, only an hours drive from Washington, DC. There... read more

Reviewed September 12, 2016
John N
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Lusby, Maryland
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good31%
  • Average23%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“shark teeth” (33 reviews)
“nice hike” (8 reviews)
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9500 H.G. Trueman Parkway, Lusby, MD 20657
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Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

I love coming to this park to see the new ways nature has changed the area. I was there the day little creek was made by the beach (unintentionally made, really) about 13 (+/-) years ago. The hike is pretty easy for all ages and...More

Thank seajanetravell
Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

This is a beautiful state park in Southern Maryland, only an hours drive from Washington, DC. There are miles of well marked trails that wind through woods and along creeks and streams. The Red Trail takes you 2 miles along the creek leading to the...More

Thank John N
Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

It was a nice place to relax and on your way to the "beach" theres such beautiful scenery. You also have benches pretty much every half mile for those not very physically fit or if they just want to enjoy the particular view on those...More

2  Thank DominicanMerida
Reviewed August 22, 2016

Long but Great walk to the beach...May get tiresome for the young kids...Nature at it's finest and sharks teeth can be found

1  Thank sprhd74
Reviewed August 16, 2016

Great playground for kids. Lots of trails to hike. One that leads to the beach on the Chesapeake Bay. Be aware that it is 2.8 miles to get to the beach though.

1  Thank Colleen C
Reviewed August 14, 2016

It's almost 4 mile walk round trip. Nothing spectacular! Lots of dead and fallen trees and dirty looking ponds on the way. A tiny beach at the end of the hike. The website looked good. But the place was disappointing. No shark teeth found. Just...More

1  Thank rmdc29
Reviewed August 11, 2016

The website for this park did not indicate that it was a two-mile hike to the advertised beach. The hike wouldn't have been so bad without a toddler in a stroller and 90 degree weather, but the beach itself was mundane, mediocre, and rather small....More

3  Thank Rob G
Reviewed August 10, 2016

We arrived around 10:30 hoping to avoid the heat and beat the rain. We knew that we hike we wanted to do was the "Red Trail" This is a 1.8 mile (each way) hike that will take you on a well marked very scenic walk...More

1  Thank sparkles59
Reviewed July 27, 2016

Like other reviewers have stated, there is a 1.8 mile hike to the beach. The red trail is the easy hike and there are also more strenuous trails that you can take for a good cardio workout. There is a small pond as you start...More

1  Thank 276Sherry
Reviewed July 10, 2016

I unfortunately got here too late in the day to do the trails, but I did eat dinner at the picnic area here in the late evening. It was a calm, quiet place to eat dinner under the trees and looked like a great spot...More

Thank Andrei S
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Thomas H
August 11, 2017|
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Response from Norma F | Reviewed this property |
It's about 1.5 miles to the beach. The walk, however, is very scenic. I saw others pushing strollers down the trail we used. There are also stop and rest areas.
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havekidswilltravel56
July 31, 2016|
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Response from slamme | Reviewed this property |
are you going for cliffs?....they aren't worth it...Calvert is 2 miles and no fossils pretty much and the cliff areas are closed all over........Brownie Beach as I know it as is short walk but teeth are as small as the... More
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Michele S
May 19, 2016|
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Response from jmnhunt | Reviewed this property |
No. When I was there in November 2015, they were doing maintenance on the path, so it was even more difficult than usual to navigate in a few places.
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