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Where the Potomac & the Chesapeake meet

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Historic St. Mary’s City

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

38.18070 -76.42963

(240) 895-4990

Take Rt. 5 south to Saint Mary's City. Park in any of the parking lots open to visitors anywhere around campus or go on south to…

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

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Point Lookout State Park, Civil War Museum & Lighthouse

11175 Point Lookout Road, Scotland, MD 20687

38.06745 -76.33775

(301) 872-5688

Point Lookout is the Southern Maryland equivalent of Cape May. With proper weather conditions, this site is a migrant concentration point, especially in the autumn. Look…

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

A Tidewater Plantation on the banks of the Patuxent River. The Manor house, out-buildings and gardens or located on a rise above the lower fields along the river.…

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

Take Rt. 235 south to past the turn for St. Mary's City. Take Forest Landing Road (the next left). Look for park entrance on the left.…

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

Myrtle Point Park

24050 Patuxent Boulevard, California, MD 20619

38.33011 -76.49647

(301) 475-4200

This county park borders the Patuxent River and Mill Creek. Lots of scrub/shrub habitat make it a great nesting area for yellow-breasted chats, prairie warblers, and…

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

Piney Point Lighthouse Museum & Historic Park

44720 Lighthouse Road, Piney Point, MD 20674

38.13658 -76.52885

(301) 994-1471

From route 5 in Callaway take Route 249 east to Lighthouse Road. The Park is at the end of the road. A nice pier allows for…

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

St. Mary’s River State Park

21250 Camp Cosoma Road, Callaway, MD 20620

38.24998 -76.53982

(301) 872-5688

Take Rt. 4 south from the intersection of Rts. 4 and 235, then turn left onto Indian Bridge Rd. Drive east on Indian Bridge Road past…

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