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Elk Neck State Park

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4395 Turkey Point Rd, North East, MD 21901-6201
+1 410-287-5333
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Nice mixture of shade and sun

Easy walk to the lighthouse, with beautiful views of the Chesapeake Bay. Also a beautiful drive... read more

Reviewed today
Tvl_frequently
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Maryland
interesting light house easy hike

We went to see the light house and parked at the end of the road. It is a flat gravel road to the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
zale1951
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Baltimore, Maryland
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4395 Turkey Point Rd, North East, MD 21901-6201
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Reviewed today

Easy walk to the lighthouse, with beautiful views of the Chesapeake Bay. Also a beautiful drive into and through the park itself.

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Reviewed 5 days ago

We went to see the light house and parked at the end of the road. It is a flat gravel road to the lighthouse. The views are lovely and you might see various birds on the way. Note there is not bathroom or port-o-potty so...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We are hugh fans of Lighthouses and read about Turkey Point Lighthouse so had to stop by when in this area recently. Drove through quaint town of North East into the state park, had a short 10 minute wait to park in the small parking...More

2  Thank LaRee H
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Reviewed January 18, 2018 via mobile

Took our two year old on a day trip to Elk Neck. We had a great day on the “beach” and also on the playground. Brought a cooler with lunch and snacks - I would definitely recommend you bring one, there is a snack shop...More

2  Thank rlholliday2
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Reviewed January 14, 2018 via mobile

Women were the main keepers of this lighthouse. During one emergency Fannie Mae Salter had to manually ring the bell every 15 seconds for an hour. You go girl! My taveling buddies and I hiked a very easy 1.9 mile hike on a chilly afternoon...More

1  Thank Lisa T
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Reviewed December 25, 2017 via mobile

Get off of I-95 at Exit #100 onto Rt 272 South, through the quaint town of North East, Maryland, and then 13 miles down the peninsula (between the Northeast and the Elk Rivers) to one of the most beautiful State Parks in Maryland. This park...More

1  Thank wayne h
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Reviewed December 22, 2017

Beautiful hike in fall to lighthouse. Great view of rivers from there. Often can see bald eagles soaring on the updrafts.

1  Thank MrD59
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Reviewed November 7, 2017

This was a great hiking experience for my husband, grandson, Dog, and myself on a very nice autumn day. The views of the river and bay were really great. The Lighthouse is larger than I thought it would be and now that I know you...More

1  Thank MRSSEMISWEET
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Reviewed November 5, 2017

There is only a very small parking lot before taking the walk up to the light house, and if you do not get there early, you may have to wait, or may have to find parking elsewhere. The walk up to the light house is...More

1  Thank O7918XPandread
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Reviewed October 11, 2017

Upon arriving at the park you will park in the lot at the base of the trail. There is a fantastic and mostly flat trail that leads to the end where the turkey point light house is. You will pass through a hawk observations areas...More

1  Thank Blooms4you
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tropical1357
March 5, 2018|
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Response from O7918XPandread | Reviewed this property |
The Maryland leash law applies to this park. If you go online and Google dog parks or dog beaches in Maryland (or by county), you will find plenty of areas to take your dog(s) and let them run loose.
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Kathy398
August 21, 2017|
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Response from wayne h | Reviewed this property |
There is a Porta Potty at the parking lot, not at the Lighthouse...A mile walk away.
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