Visit St. Mary's County Maryland

Where the Potomac & the Chesapeake meet

Ecotourism

Historic St. Mary’s City

18751 Hogaboom Lane, Visitor Center, St. Mary’s City, MD 20686

38.18070 -76.42963

(240) 895-4990

Historic St. Mary's City (HSMC) is a museum on the site of Maryland's first capital. Decades of research are the foundation of living history exhibits assembled…

Museums & Historic Sites | St. Mary's Heritage | African-American Heritage Sites | Historic Churches & Religious Sites | Ecotourism | Birding

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

Sotterley Plantation

44300 Sotterley Lane, Hollywood, MD 20636

38.37639 -76.54387

(301) 373-2280

Sotterley Plantation, a National Historic Landmark, has a history dating back to the turn of the 18th century and is one of the oldest museums of…

Museums & Historic Sites | St. Mary's Heritage | African-American Heritage Sites | Civil War Sites | War of 1812 Sites | 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

Fish the Bay Charters Saltwater Fishing, Tours & Sunset Cruises

50126 Dove Cove Road, Dameron, MD 20628

38.13079 -76.34351

(301) 904-0935

Fishing charters, Waterman Heritage tours, sunset cruises, lighthouse excursion - Capt. Phil does it all! Great for business outings, school groups, small tour groups, and many…

Water Activities | Water Excursions | Fishing & Hunting | Charter Fishing | Recreation | St. Mary's Heritage | Lighthouses | Ecotourism | Waterman's Heritage

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

Patuxent Adventure Center

23109 Newtowne Neck Road, Leonardtown, MD 20650

38.30393 -76.65784

(410) 394-2770

Kayak, paddleboard and canoe sales, service and rentals. Enjoy the scenic backwaters of Breton Bay from the McIntosh Run location or from the Leonardtown Wharf. Leonardtown…

Water Activities | Outfitters & Rentals | Water Excursions | Ecotourism

Piney Point Lighthouse Museum & Historic Park

44720 Lighthouse Road, Piney Point, MD 20674

38.13658 -76.52885

(301) 994-1471

Climb the oldest lighthouse on the Potomac (constructed in 1836), see historic boats and maritime history in the museum, learn about the U1105 Historic Shipwreck Dive…

Museums & Historic Sites | Water Activities | St. Mary's Heritage | Lighthouses | Ecotourism | Birding

Potomac SUP & Fitness

38000 Kopels Road, Coltons Point, MD 20626

38.24 -76.7638

(301) 247-0977

Potomac SUP & Fitness is a stand-up paddleboarding (SUP) and personal training business dedicated to fun and fitness on and off the water. Offered are SUP…

Water Activities | Outfitters & Rentals | Ecotourism

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

Visit St. Mary's MD
23115 Leonard Hall Dr.
P.O. Box 653
Leonardtown, MD 20650

main1-800-327-9023

Copyright © 2018 Visit St. Mary's MD  |  Site Design by CDF Web Solutions