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Nice beach with boat slips

If you want a nice beach, they clean and scrim the beach every morning. If you are a boater, they... read more

Reviewed September 17, 2018
690johnnyt
I don't like the sand

August-Friday visit in a hot day. Sandy Point was easy to find. We paid $8.00 and got in. Plenty of... read more

Reviewed September 9, 2018
teresa3000
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Reviewed September 17, 2018

If you want a nice beach, they clean and scrim the beach every morning. If you are a boater, they have many ramps and adequate parking space. It is a park and requires an entrance fee.

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Reviewed September 9, 2018

August-Friday visit in a hot day. Sandy Point was easy to find. We paid $8.00 and got in. Plenty of parking.
There is grass with picnic tables though not much shade. We set up by the sand. The sand has rocks and when your walk you can feel the rocks son your feet. I wore white flip flops now they have an orange color that won't disappear despite washing it several times.
The water was nice and warm. No lifeguards. The bathrooms were clean. I am sure the situation might be different on a weekend. Unlike other Maryland State parks ( Cunningham Falls state park) ,there are dumpsters for your trash, so you do not have to take your trash with you.

1  Thank teresa3000
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

We have paid $8 per person to be able to park the car. The park has a few places for parties and barbecue that are usually occupied even during non-weekend. The beach is located near the bridge that in in a front view and you can see and hear the cars that are crossing the bridge.
The beach has no shade. The sand is so-so, but the water is wet (I can assure you!).
This place in no-go during a weekend: you will stay in a long line just to go through the gate. It was not busy during a week day, and the water was pleasant slightly on the cold side.

2  Thank zbatia
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Reviewed August 26, 2018

Stopped here as an alternative to driving all the way down to the Eastern Shore. It's pretty easy to get to. This is the last exit before the toll on Annapolis Bay Bridge. There is a $5 per person entrance fee to the state park until 9/30. No in and out privileges. Plenty of parking (we got there around 9:30am on the weekend. The beach is very rocky/shells everywhere so wear your flip flops. The water is fairly warm in late August and great view of the Annapolis Bay Bridge. There is one food stand with mediocre and overpriced food - burgers, pizza, hot dogs. There are plenty of places to picnic or BBQ. You can use any of the grills without a reservation.

2  Thank TravelKat21
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Reviewed August 24, 2018

Enjoyed a two day beach vacation fully. Nice and quiet with very civilized beach goers-young and old and families. Sandy beach in beautiful yellow color seemed unusual and attractive. The beach was very clean. The showers and bathrooms were plenty and clean. Plenty of parking spaces- and food services were good. The only negative comment has to do with birds droppings on the grassy area between the parking area and the beach, where the picnic area is.

Thank flower26dance
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Reviewed August 1, 2018

Clean beach with plenty to see and do. Nice place to walk or relax, plenty of parking, small entrance fee.

1  Thank Just_Me_Bernie
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Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

I have never ever seen so dirty restroom in USA. The park should pay more efforts to clean it since we need to pay enterence fee for per person. By the way, the park should charge enterence fee for per car in state of per person. We already pay high state taxes in Maryland.

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Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

Want a good view of the Bay Bridge? It's the best from Sandy Point.

A good beach,but get there early or on weekdays before the crowds. Your best bet is weekdays 9am-11am. After that it's a mob scene of elective cacophony.

But, if you can finesse it and don't want to drive all the way to OC, MD, to go to the beach, this will do.

2  Thank David K
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Reviewed July 15, 2018

You will get fantastic sun light heat and able to sit in beach and see bay bridge and play in water, even it is backwater beach like environment you feel there like in real beach
park closes @8.30 PM. entry fee $5 and good parking area
Kids will enjoy lot

1  Thank karthik832015
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Reviewed July 14, 2018

An update to the hours listed on this site-
it opens at 6am and closes at dusk
$5 pp on the weekends unless you have a child in a carseat or
or booster
all inclusive entrance, parking, swimming, boating, fishing
concession stand at the beach

3  Thank Carol P
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