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Point Lookout State Park

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11175 Point Lookout Rd Scotland MD, Scotland, MD 20687-3120
+1 301-872-5688
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Agree with others: mosquitoes, beautiful, history

My wife and I were in the DC area and wanted to travel to the beach. I found this state park in... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
William S
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South Wales, New York
Beware of Mosquitoes

The park is wonderful. It is small, but it has an abundance of history. There is a nice beach with... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Candace M
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Somewhere in MD
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This picturesque spot between the Potomac River and Chesapeake Bay served as a hospital and prison camp for Confederate soldiers during the Civil War.
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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“point lookout” (23 reviews)
“bath house” (8 reviews)
“civil war” (19 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
11175 Point Lookout Rd Scotland MD, Scotland, MD 20687-3120
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+1 301-872-5688
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"point lookout"
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"bath house"
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"civil war"
in 19 reviews
"the loop"
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"nature center"
in 9 reviews
"camp store"
in 10 reviews
"reconstructed fort"
in 2 reviews
"fishing pier"
in 9 reviews
"full hookups"
in 5 reviews
"pleasant drive"
in 2 reviews
"plenty of picnic tables"
in 3 reviews
"chesapeake bay"
in 9 reviews
"southern maryland"
in 5 reviews
"dog beach"
in 6 reviews
"southern tip"
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"summer weekends"
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"sea glass"
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My wife and I were in the DC area and wanted to travel to the beach. I found this state park in Maryland. So, I reserved a campsite and we drove there the other day. you have to be driving there as your destination. It...More

Thank William S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The park is wonderful. It is small, but it has an abundance of history. There is a nice beach with lifeguards and a separate beach for people with animals. There is a small nature center and civil war museum located within the campground area. There...More

Thank Candace M
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Reviewed April 30, 2018

Scenic view of the ocean with bountiful fishing and camping. There's plenty of civil war history as well.

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Reviewed March 28, 2018

If you are in Southern Maryland, you should not miss the Point Lookout State Park. The Park include Point Look Out, the southern tip of the land at the Chesapeake Bay and the Potomac Rive with a lot of good view of beaches water and...More

1  Thank Prawet J
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Reviewed January 31, 2018 via mobile

The scenic view of the ocean is gorgeous. My girlfriend and I decided to go there on a new cool day. When we got there though, it became freezing cold with all the wind blowing over the Atlantic. They had small beaches, scenic views, parks...More

2  Thank Peter N
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Reviewed October 5, 2017

First trip there was a beautiful fall day. Plenty of picnic tables and areas to check out. Fishing seemed to be good!

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Reviewed October 1, 2017

Enjoyed the Point Lookout Lighthouse, Museum, Hiking trails, beach area, reconstructed Prision, and Fort Lincoln site. The park was clean and maintained. However, we were thankful we didn't camp, due to consistent and major insect presence. The museum is inside the gated camping area, however,...More

2  Thank Zephyr_Travel
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Reviewed September 25, 2017

This was our 3rd time here camping with friends and family. The campsite we occupied 117 with electricity was perfect for what we need. Plenty of shade and not to far from the bath house. Mosquitoes were a little pesky, but not unbearable after repellents,...More

2  Thank Jesse M
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Reviewed September 23, 2017

My husband and I have visited PLOSP dozens of times as students at St. Mary's College, but for the first time this weekend, we decided to use their camp ground. The new website for selecting a camp site is very convenient and user-friendly, and we...More

4  Thank ashleydrexel
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Reviewed September 21, 2017

Trying to look past the obvious hint in the title, Point Lookout State Park seems like it can be a wonderful place to visit. We camped in the Malone Loop, lot 37. As far as camping goes.... Pros: - Quick and efficient check-in process, although...More

4  Thank Erik H
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America F
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When would it be open to public and what is the schedule
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Response from blues4545 | Reviewed this property |
It's a Md. state park go to their website for information.
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