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List of Maryland state parks
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This list of Maryland state parks includes the state parks and state battlefields listed in the Maryland Department of Natural Resources's current acreage report.[1] Generally, the Maryland Park Service, a unit of and under the authority of the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR), is the governing body for these parks, although some have been turned over to local authorities.

Maryland state parksEdit

Name   County   Area[1]   Estab- lished   River / lake / other Image   Remarks  
Assateague State Park Worcester 855 acres 346 ha 1956 Atlantic Ocean Barrier island with swimming, beachcombing, sunbathing, surfing and fishing
Big Run State Park Garrett 300 acres 120 ha Savage River Reservoir Camping, fishing, flat water canoeing, hiking trails, picnicking
Bill Burton Fishing Pier State Park Dorchester, Talbot 26 acres 11 ha 1987 Choptank River Fishing, hiking, cycling
Calvert Cliffs State Park Calvert 1,311 acres 531 ha 1960s Chesapeake Bay Fossil hunting, hiking trails, fishing, hunting, picnicking, youth group camping, playground, shelters.
Casselman River Bridge State Park Garrett 4 acres 1.6 ha 1957 Casselman River Historic bridge; popular fishing location
Chapel Point State Park Charles 821 acres 332 ha 1972 Port Tobacco River Largely undeveloped; features fishing and hunting
Chapman State Park Charles 829 acres 335 ha 1998 Potomac River Home of Mount Aventine; fishing, hunting, hiking trails
Cunningham Falls State Park Frederick 6,077 acres 2,459 ha 1954 Big Hunting Creek Includes the Catoctin Furnace; features boating, fishing, swimming, playground, trails, hunting, and picnicking.
Dans Mountain State Park Allegany 482 acres 195 ha 1970s Olympic-sized swimming pool with waterslide and refreshment stand; fishing, hiking, picnic areas, playground, pavilions
Deep Creek Lake State Park Garrett 1,818 acres 736 ha 2000 Deep Creek Lake Boating and fishing on Maryland's largest man-made lake, camping, hunting, hiking trails
Elk Neck State Park Cecil 2,191 acres 887 ha 1936 Chesapeake Bay Home of Turkey Point Light; beach, picnicking, seasonal convenience store, camping, cabins, nature center, trails for hiking and biking, hunting, various water sports
Fort Frederick State Park Washington 722 acres 292 ha 1922 Potomac River,
Big Pool Lake
Stone fortification built by colonial Province of Maryland from the French and Indian War (1754-1763); visitors center, picnicking, boating, fishing, hiking, camping
Fort Tonoloway State Park Washington 26 acres 11 ha Undeveloped
Franklin Point State Park Anne Arundel 477 acres 193 ha Chesapeake Bay Undeveloped
Gambrill State Park Frederick 1,191 acres 482 ha 1934 Picnicking, hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, fishing pond, camping
Gathland State Park Frederick, Washington 140 acres 57 ha 1949 Former estate of George Alfred Townsend; museum, visitors center, picnicking, hiking on the Appalachian Trail
Greenbrier State Park Frederick, Washington 1,407 acres 569 ha 1964 Greenbrier Lake Swimming, fishing, boating, boat rental, camping, camp store, hiking, picnicking, playground, Appalachian Trail
Greenwell State Park St. Mary's 596 acres 241 ha 1971 Patuxent River Historic Rosedale Manor House; picnicking, swimming, non-motorized boating, hiking, equestrian and cycling trails, fishing, hunting
Gunpowder Falls State Park Baltimore, Harford 14,823 acres 5,999 ha 1959 Gunpowder River,
Dundee Creek
Multiple non-contiguous recreational areas: Picnicking, hiking, biking, horseback riding, cross-country skiing, hunting, various water sports
Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad State Park Dorchester 17 acres 6.9 ha 2007 Dedicated to the life and work of abolitionist and Underground Railroad activist Harriet Tubman; opened in 2017
Hart-Miller Island State Park Baltimore 244 acres 99 ha 1977 Back River
Chesapeake Bay
Accessible only by boat; 3,000-foot (910 m) sandy beach
Herrington Manor State Park Garrett 365 acres 148 ha 1964 Herrington Creek Swimming, non-motorized boating, picnicking, hiking, tennis, volleyball, cabins
Janes Island State Park Somerset 3,160 acres 1,280 ha 1963 Chesapeake Bay Visitors center, conference center, picnicking, cabins, camping, camp store, various water sports
Jonas Green State Park Anne Arundel 6 acres 2.4 ha 2009 Severn River Leased to Anne Arundel County
Love Point State Park Queen Anne's 76 acres 31 ha 2007 Chesapeake Bay Undeveloped
Martinak State Park Caroline 105 acres 42 ha 1961 Choptank River,
Watts Creek
Fishing, camping, boating, hiking, nature center
Matapeake State Park Queen Anne's 21 acres 8.5 ha 2009 Chesapeake Bay Beach; leased by Queen Anne's County
Matthew Henson State Park Montgomery 100 acres 40 ha 1989 Greenway for hiking and biking
New Germany State Park Garrett 483 acres 195 ha Swimming, fishing, picnicking, boat launch, boat rental, canoeing, camping, cabins, hiking trail, cross-country skiing, nature center
Newtowne Neck State Park St. Mary's 794 acres 321 ha 2009 Potomac River
 
Newtowne Neck State Park, Maryland, USA
Non-motorized boating, hiking, picnicking, fishing
North Point State Battlefield Baltimore 9 acres 3.6 ha 2015 Back River,
Patapsco River
Preserves undeveloped land where War of 1812's Battle of North Point in the larger Battle of Baltimore on September 12th, 1814 (Defenders Day) was fought with the invading British Army.
North Point State Park Baltimore 1,328 acres 537 ha 1987 Back River,
Patapsco River,
Chesapeake Bay
Former site of the Bay Shore Amusement Park; visitors center, swimming, hiking and biking trails, pier and shore fishing, picnicking
Palmer State Park Harford 590 acres 240 ha 1965 Deer Creek Undeveloped; hiking, fishing, canoeing
Patapsco Valley State Park Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Howard 14,340 acres 5,800 ha 1907 Upper Patapsco River Hiking, horseback and mountain bike trails, picnicking, canoeing, fishing, camping, historical touring
Patuxent River State Park Howard, Montgomery 6,703 acres 2,713 ha 1963 Patuxent River Hunting, fishing, hiking and horseback riding.
Pocomoke River State Park Worcester 916 acres 371 ha 1939 Pocomoke River Visitors center, swimming pool, biking and hiking trails, boat launch, boat rental, fishing, flat water canoeing, camping, camp store, picnicking
Point Lookout State Park St. Mary's 1,079 acres 437 ha 1963 Chesapeake Bay,
Potomac River
American Civil War prisoner-of-war camp museum/Marshland Nature Center, swimming, picnicking, boat launch, boat rental, camping, cabins, camp store, fishing, canoeing, hiking trails, hunting
Rocks State Park Harford 1,060 acres 430 ha 1949 Deer Creek Fishing, hiking, picnicking, wading, canoeing and tubing, bow hunting, rock climbing, repelling
Rocky Gap State Park Allegany 3,119 acres 1,262 ha 1963 Lake Habeeb Boating, camping, fishing, hiking
Rosaryville State Park Prince George's 1,039 acres 420 ha 1976 Mount Airy Mansion; trails for hiking, biking and equestrians
Sandy Point State Park Anne Arundel 786 acres 318 ha 1948 Chesapeake Bay Swimming, fishing, crabbing, boating, picnicking, windsurfing
Seneca Creek State Park Montgomery 6,313 acres 2,555 ha 1958 Seneca Creek Black Rock Mill, Seneca Schoolhouse; boating, fishing, picnicking, disc golf
Smallwood State Park Charles 984 acres 398 ha 1958 Mattawoman Creek "Smallwood's Retreat" historic site; marina, picnicking, camping, nature trails
South Mountain State Battlefield Frederick, Washington 2,431 acres 984 ha 1984 Civil War historic site of Battle of South Mountain in the Maryland Campaign, September 1862
South Mountain State Park Frederick, Washington 7,368 acres 2,982 ha Runs the length of South Mountain; Appalachian Trail; contiguous with other national, state and local parks
St. Clement's Island State Park St. Mary's 62 acres 25 ha 1962 Potomac River Only accessible by boat; reconstructed lighthouse, memorial to first Marylanders landing March 25th, 1634 (Maryland Day); hiking, picnicking, fishing
St. Mary's River State Park St. Mary's 2,643 acres 1,070 ha 1968 St. Mary's Lake Hiking, horseback and biking trails, picnicking, boat launch, canoeing, fishing, hunting
Susquehanna State Park Cecil, Harford 2,753 acres 1,114 ha 1958 Susquehanna River,
Upper Chesapeake Bay
Rock Run Historical Area; fishing, camping, picnicking, boating, hiking trails
Swallow Falls State Park Garrett 257 acres 104 ha 1930s Youghiogheny River Camping, hiking, picnicking, nature programs
Tuckahoe State Park Caroline, Queen Anne's 3,929 acres 1,590 ha 1963 Tuckahoe Creek Hiking, biking and equestrian trails, canoeing, picnicking, camping, cabins, hunting, archery
Washington Monument State Park Frederick, Washington 191 acres 77 ha 1934 1827 stone monument to first President George Washington by citizens of nearby Boonsboro; picnicking, hiking on the Appalachian Trail
Wills Mountain State Park Allegany 357 acres 144 ha 1998 Undeveloped
Wye Oak State Park Talbot 29 acres 12 ha 1939 Site of celebrated oak tree lost in 2002; picnicking

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Fiscal Year 2016 DNR Owned Lands Acreage" (PDF). Maryland Department of Natural Resources. July 29, 2016. Retrieved November 2, 2017.

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