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Holiday-Themed Lights on the Bay were fantastic!

We decided to visit the Lights on the Bay, a drive-through holiday light display during a weekend... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2018
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 17 September 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a state park with an extensive beach and numerous large and small pavilions. Pavilion reservations are required and recommended. Great beach and a netted swimming area. There is an area where you can fish from the shore and boats available to rent and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank jlpfeiffer
Reviewed 26 November 2018

We decided to visit the Lights on the Bay, a drive-through holiday light display during a weekend trip to Annapolis. Although we were two grown adults, we loved it! The displays were put together well and I recommended it for all ages. Make sure you...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank u2girl88
Reviewed 17 September 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.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 690johnnyt
Reviewed 9 September 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...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank teresa3000
Reviewed 27 August 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...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank zbatia
Reviewed 26 August 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...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank TravelKat21
Reviewed 24 August 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...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank flower26dance
Reviewed 1 August 2018

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

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Just_Me_Bernie
Reviewed 28 July 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...More

Date of experience: July 2018
10  Thank tccchi
Reviewed 23 July 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...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank David K
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Dave W
27 July 2018|
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Response from LaLex1111 | Reviewed this property |
From SandyPointFAQs: "Metal detecting is permitted in Sandy Point State Park in the sandy beach areas only. From Memorial Day through Labor Day, detecting is restricted to 6:00am-9:00am, otherwise metal detecting on the... More
19 July 2018|
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Response from Carol P |
Yes they do but I don't know the cost.