Visit St. Mary's County Maryland

Where the Potomac & the Chesapeake meet

Duck blind along the Patuxent River
Duck blind along the Patuxent River

Hunting

State parks, state forests, and Cooperative Wildlife Management Areas add up to nearly 5,000 acres of public hunting lands in St. Mary’s County. Duck hunt along the Bay, or deer hunt in primarily undeveloped wildlands right in the heart of the county. Check out the Maryland Department of Natural Resources website for the info you need as you plan your expedition.

Visitor Favorite

Point Lookout State Park, Civil War Museum & Lighthouse

11175 Point Lookout Road, Scotland, MD 20687

38.06745 -76.33775

(301) 872-5688

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.…

Museums & Historic Sites | Water Activities | Public Landings & Launches | Parks & Beaches | Fishing & Hunting | Hunting Areas | Recreation | St. Mary's Heritage | African-American Heritage Sites | Civil War Sites | Lighthouses | Ecotourism | Birding

Elm’s Beach Park

19350 Back Door Road, Lexington Park, MD 20653

38.19649 -76.36707

(301) 475-4200

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…

Parks & Beaches | Fishing & Hunting | Hunting Areas | Recreation | Ecotourism | Birding

Horse Discovery Center

Greenwell State Park & Foundation

25420 Rosedale Manor Lane, Hollywood, MD 20636

38.36562 -76.52471

(301) 373-9775

Nearly 600 acres of parkland, 10 miles of trails, and two miles of waterfront along the Patuxent River with an accessible 50 ft. pier. Kayak/canoe launch…

Parks & Beaches | Fishing & Hunting | Hunting Areas | Recreation | Equestrian

Myrtle Point Park

24050 Patuxent Boulevard, California, MD 20619

38.33011 -76.49647

(301) 475-4200

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…

Parks & Beaches | Fishing & Hunting | Hunting Areas | Recreation | Ecotourism | Birding

Newtowne Neck State Park

MD 243, Compton, MD 20627

38.23944 -76.71795

(301) 872-5688

Cradled by Breton Bay, the Potomac River and St. Clements Bay, this 776-acre property of woodlands, wetlands, and agricultural fields offers low-impact recreational opportunities such as…

Parks & Beaches | Fishing & Hunting | Hunting Areas | Recreation

St. Clement’s Island State Park

38370 Point Breeze Road, Coltons Point, MD 20626

38.21056 -76.74585

(301) 872-5688

Visit the site of Maryland's birthplace. In 1634, 140 English settlers landed here to establish America's fourth British colony. The Potomac River island features a cross…

Parks & Beaches | Fishing & Hunting | Hunting Areas | Recreation | St. Mary's Heritage | Lighthouses | Historic Churches & Religious Sites

St. Inigoes State Forest

St. Inigoes, MD

38.15258 -76.42258

(301) 880-2746

Located less than 5 miles south of historic St. Mary's City in St. Mary's County, the 985-acre St. Inigoes peninsula's includes 8 miles shoreline separating the…

Fishing & Hunting | Hunting Areas

St. Mary’s River State Park

21250 Camp Cosoma Road, Callaway, MD 20620

38.24998 -76.53982

(301) 872-5688

Situated at the north end of the St. Mary's River watershed in the center of the county, the park consists of approximately 2,000 acres of land…

Parks & Beaches | Fishing & Hunting | Hunting Areas | Recreation | Ecotourism | Birding

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