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Quiet on a cool day

We stopped by while touring the area. It was a cool day so not many people there. Great view of... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2018
Sherwood, Arkansas
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Lights on the Bay

We attended the Lights on the Bay just after the holidays on the last opening weekend. It was just... read more

Reviewed 19 November 2017
Pineville, North Carolina
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1100 E College Pkwy, Annapolis, MD 21409-6149
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Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

We stopped by while touring the area. It was a cool day so not many people there. Great view of the Bay Bridge and a nice beach. The bathrooms were locked up and it wasn't really looked after as far as I could tell. I...More

Date of experience: March 2018
3  Thank cw_squared
Reviewed 2 January 2018

This state park is reallt a place to visit in the hot Maryland summer. Lovely beach with clean sand and picnic tables with a very clean restrooms for both men and ladies. The best time to visit is during the week if possible. The weekends...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Dick B
Reviewed 14 December 2017

The cost is $15 per car but there are deals that lower the cost. You can get tickets on line. There are 3D glasses. The view from the west bound bridge is free and beautiful.

Date of experience: December 2017
3  Thank Brellie
Reviewed 19 November 2017

We attended the Lights on the Bay just after the holidays on the last opening weekend. It was just as lovely as I remember from a child. It's a great fundraiser and a unique local event.

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank kaitlina714
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Great gateway to the bay either with the many boat launches or for the day. in the fall and spring dogs are allowed. if you are going on a weekend during the summer get there early because the park hits max capacity. also has designated...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Romance1962
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Sandy Point makes for an easy, breezy way to escape to the beach. The grassy areas are great for sitting and lounging, much nicer than sand. You can sit in the shade or sun yourself with some privacy. It's also a nice area to walk...More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank carmelsileo333
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Located on the Annapolis side of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge, the Park has a wide sand beach with a great full-length view of the Bridge. Parking is ample. Picnicking areas abound. $5/person entrance fee.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank P7367RUrichardw
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

Date of experience: September 2017
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

Date of experience: November 2016
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

Date of experience: September 2017
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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.