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Nice beach and park

Visited this park today and it was a very good experience. The park had a beach, boating, kids... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2017
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Seafood festival

Could not make it down there Saturday so I could not get with the Crab Soup cook off tasting... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2017
Belcamp, Maryland
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Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Visited this park today and it was a very good experience. The park had a beach, boating, kids play area, etc. We just went to the beach as we did not have much time. The view from the beach was great with the bridge in...More

Thank RoySSz
Reviewed 13 September 2017

I lvoe this beach so many childhood memories. Also its almost tight under the bridge so while your on the beach you can watch all the traffic go by. Occasional jellyfish but nothing major. Its the east coast so the water is not clear, but...More

Thank Lourena G
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Could not make it down there Saturday so I could not get with the Crab Soup cook off tasting. Sunday was not crowded and less to see but seafood and beer were good. There was a truck with banners selling crab cakes and when we...More

Thank mbw244
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

We had never been to this MD State Park but knew of its reputation as a favorite and well used one. We came for a visit just to explore but after we got there we wished that we had brought along a picnic lunch. We...More

1  Thank Patricia L
Reviewed 19 August 2017

We went here on a Saturday for a picnic. Got to Sandy Point early, like 10:30 and had no problem getting right in. This is a HUGE park with lots of shoreline. The closest beach to the first parking area was quite crowded. However, if...More

2  Thank crocuslover
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Swimming, fishing, and boating on the shores is the way to go. It's controlled by the Maryland state park system, but they are laid back a bit on the drinking. It didn't Fill To Capacity on my visit, but the Ranger claimed it does.

Thank JimDeBerry
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Sandy Point is located just prior to the Chesapeake Bay Bridge near Annapolis. The water is brown, but was plenty warm to swim in August. It's not as good as an ocean beach - but in my opinion, good enough to save me a much...More

2  Thank SkyKing23
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Magnificent and peaceful on an early summer weekday morning visit. Fantastic views of the bridge both up close and from a distance. Beaches, meadows, and woods all seemed very clean and were enjoyable to experience. The beaches are slim and what you would expect on...More

Thank JimmB30
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I have gone to Sandy Point State Park to see the Christmas lights but never during the day. It was late afternoon on Sunday so there was plenty of parking close to the beach. I was surprised to see the golden color sand that left...More

6  Thank tch912
Reviewed 27 July 2017

I was there 7/23 with my family. The park was busy but not overcrowded. Since my last visit, the park has been taken over by the Spanish community. And apparently the park service lets them do whatever they want. There was abundant drinking on the...More

18  Thank csifmh
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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.