Sandy Point State Park
Located along the northwest shore of the Chesapeake Bay, Sandy Point is a 786-acre state park that provides breathtaking views of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge while offering everything from boating, fishing, crabbing, swimming and hiking to wildlife viewing. Shelter rentals for up to 180 are available by calling 1-888-432-CAMP. There are 22 boat landing ramps and six finger piers, as well as a boat pump-out station. The park is the site of several favorite annual events, including the Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival, the Maryland Seafood Festival and the holiday Festival of Lights.
- Hours: Daily, dawn to dusk
- Founding Date: 1952
- Parking: Paid lot
- Are there any interesting facts about this location?: From the shore, you can see the Sandy Point Lighthouse. It was built in 1883 and features a 37-foot Empire-style, eight-sided red brick tower with a white roof and black lantern.
- Features: Beach, Benches, Boat dock, Camping, Grills, Picnic pavilions, Picnic tables, Playgrounds
- Services: Food/drink, Ranger, Restrooms, Showers
- Restrictions: No alcohol
- Area: 786 acres