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Home > Visit a Gateway > Sandy Point State Park
Sandy Point State Park - Near Annapolis, MD
Activities: Sandy Point’s marina facility offers 22 launching ramps and a concession that sells bait, tackle, fuel, and fishing licenses. The park also rents rowboats and motorboats.

The park provides lifeguards on its beaches from Memorial Day to Labor Day, and there’s a food concession adjacent to the park’s South Beach. There are 12 picnic shelters for group rentals.

Sandy Point also features several hiking trails and a playground.

The park supports youth group camping year-round. Call the park office to reserve a campsite.

Birding and Wildlife Viewing Boat Access Educational Programs Fishing Hiking Picnicking Swimming Canoeing / Kayaking
Pet policy: Pets are not permitted.
Facilities: Sandy Point State Park contains a marina with 22 launching ramps and a store, 12 picnic shelters, youth-group campsites, and a playground.
Size: 786 acres
Accessibility: Sandy Point State Park offers accessible food and beverage concessions, fishing, picnic areas, shelters, bathhouses, sailing concessionaire, and playgrounds.
Lighthouse:

Sandy Point Shoal Lighthouse - Caisson located in the upper Bay near the Chesapeake Bay Bridge and Sandy Point State Park. The first light in this location, an onshore brick tower built in 1858, was supplanted in 1883 by this caisson with a 37-foot Empire-style eight-sided, red brick tower with a white roof and black lantern housing a 4th order Fresnel lens. Operational; automated in 1963. Fog horn. Owned and maintained by USCG(Coast Guard Activities Baltimore). Eligible for listing on National Register of Historic Places. (Learn More)


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