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Myrtle Point Park
Myrtle Point Park
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Myrtle Point Park is a culturally rich site that offers abundent Bay-related natural, historic and recreational resources. The 192-acre natural park is located on the western shore of the Patuxent River and is about 5 miles from the confluence of the river with the Chesapeake Bay.

The park is distinguished by its nearly two miles of pristine shoreline, tidal wetlands, salt ponds, mature forests, network of nature trails and documented archeological sites. It provides a tranquil setting for activities such as hiking, picnicking, bird watching, beach combing, fishing and environmental education.

Hours: Myrtle Point Park is generally open from dawn until dusk, year round. The park main gate opens at 7:00 a.m. The evening gate closing times are:
  • April, May & June - 8:00 p.m.
  • July & August - 9:00 p.m.
  • September, October & November - 8:00 p.m.
  • December, January, February & March - the park gate closed to vehicles, but open to walk-in patrons.
Fees: None
For more information about Myrtle Point Park call (301) 485-4200 or visit the following website: http://www.co.saint-marys.md.us/recreate/facilities/myrtlepointpark.asp.

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