Public Beaches

If you plan to immerse yourself in St. Mary’s County, our beaches are the place to start.

 

Elm’s Beach Park

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Five hundred feet of shoreline with unsupervised swimming, picnicking and fishing. The park has a picnic pavilion, playground, portable restrooms, changing area and parking. Park is open 7 AM to Sunset. No evening or nighttime activities permitted. Fees begin for weekends only beginning the first… more

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Elm’s Beach Park

19350 Back Door Road
Lexington Park, MD 20653 View map

(301) 475-4200main

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Myrtle Point Park

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Nearly two miles of shoreline including beach areas (no lifeguard), picnic tables, informal canoe/kayak launching, three miles of hiking trails, parking and portable restroom facilities. Fees begin the first weekend in May through Labor Day. Hunting information: Waterfowl hunting in the third split of the… more

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Myrtle Point Park

24050 Patuxent Boulevard
California, MD 20619 View map

(301) 475-4200main

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Point Lookout State Park

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Point Lookout State Park

Located at the tip of St. Mary’s County, Point Lookout combines a rich history with recreation options. This is one of the state's most popular parks. 143 wooded campsites: 26 full hook-ups, 31 electric. One campsite for youth groups. Reservations required (1-888-432-2267). 710 ft. fishing… more

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Point Lookout State Park

11175 Point Lookout Road
Scotland, MD 20687 View map

(301) 872-5688main

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