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Terrapin Nature Park

191 Log Canoe Cir, Stevensville, Kent Island, MD 21666-2127
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Beautiful place for a stroll along the Chesapeake Bay. Good bird and critter watching. Also used... read more

Reviewed October 17, 2016
marganphil
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My guy lives in Stevensville and he asked what I'd like to do. So I checked on TripAdvisor and... read more

Reviewed October 4, 2016
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  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
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“cross island” (8 reviews)
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191 Log Canoe Cir, Stevensville, Kent Island, MD 21666-2127
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Reviewed October 17, 2016

Beautiful place for a stroll along the Chesapeake Bay. Good bird and critter watching. Also used by a lot of folks for fishing from the beach.

Thank marganphil
Reviewed October 4, 2016 via mobile

My guy lives in Stevensville and he asked what I'd like to do. So I checked on TripAdvisor and Terrapin Nature Park was my pick. So glad we did!!! Short trails (easy walking, NO hills) through wood, meadow and marsh and along the Bay. Great...More

Thank kimberwind
Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

This was a nice little hike on a rather cool day. I had first stopped at the Visitor center and picked up information about the area. This was one of the recommendations from them, and I was so glad I chose to visit. Beautiful meadows...More

Thank charylec
Reviewed September 19, 2016

This is not a big place, but it is lovely for a stroll down to the calm small beach and back. There is also a Cross Island trail that had a lot of runners and bikers on it which looked like fun. We'll visit again....More

Thank Jo T
Reviewed September 19, 2016

This was a beautiful little gem that we found. Great walking trails and a lovely beach right on the Chesapeake. Take some time to explore the park. Beautiful flowers, too.

Thank 1happykat
Reviewed September 13, 2016

I stumbled on this park on a bike ride and since it has become a great place to escape to. Very peaceful views, and a generally quiet and clean.

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed September 12, 2016

We are amazed by this wonderful hidden beach next to the trails. Almost don't want to write a review for fear that more people will arrive... Great open water swimming. Skinny beach, and no fresh water showers.

1  Thank JackandResh
Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

We spent two wonderful hours walking on the Terrapin trails through woods and roads. The trails were flat enough so we could jog on the roads, which were clearly marked. And It was nice to walk along the beach and NOT see any vendors. As...More

1  Thank Andrea B
Reviewed August 21, 2016

We visited Terrapin Nature Park last summer and were very disappointed with the trash and lack of care the visitors took in this local beach.

1  Thank Jenn P
Reviewed August 3, 2016

Nice walking and better biking paths. the shore areas could be cleaner. lots of debris on the sand. lots of shady areas. Public parking available.

Thank Sharon D
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Jenna S
March 29, 2017|
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Response from 3Merks | Reviewed this property |
Terrapin is a great natural area, you will have to walk about a half mile to get to the beach. You may also want to check out Mattapeake beach on route 8 south of route 50. Both will offer great backdrops for family pics. If... More
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allaboutyaya
July 26, 2016|
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Response from Michael U | Reviewed this property |
I think technically it's an on-leash beach but it's pretty quiet during the weekdays. If you google Queen Anne Dog Beach you'll find information on Matapeake. Matapeake is certainly an off-leash dog beach. Good luck!
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