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Limited beachfront at Chapel Point State Park
Copyright: - Maryland State Forest and Park Service
Limited beachfront at Chapel Point State Park
Description - Chapel Point State Park is located on the beautiful Port Tobacco River, a tributary of the Potomac River. Chapel Point is an undeveloped multi-use park. There is a waterfront area that offers excellent fishing. A Maryland Bay Sport Tidal License is required. Watch your tides before visiting this area. At high tide there is almost no beach. This area has a small sand launch area that is suitable for the launch of small john-boats, canoes and kayaks, and personal watercraft.

Attractions - Hunting is permitted in the 600 acre state park. The area provides suitable habitat for quail, squirrels, doves, rabbits, white-tailed deer, wild turkey and waterfowl. There are four permanent waterfowl blinds available for use on the Port Tobacco River. The blind are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Blind use and all game hunting are permitted during the seasons established by the Wildlife Division. Chapel Point has a small handicap hunting area. There are three established hunter parking areas. Sign-in boxes are located in each of those areas. A maximum of 45 hunters is permitted at any given time.

The state park does have a small launch for car-top boats.

Recreation - Hunting, small boat use, and fishing are the recreations available at this undeveloped park.

Climate - Maryland has four distinct seasons with spring and fall being particularly pleasant with low humidity and mild temperatures. The average January temperature ranges between 30 and 34 degrees F (-1 to 1 C) with July averages ranging between 74 degrees F and 80 degrees F. Typically, coastal temperatures are slightly warmer then the western Appalachian Plateau area. Travelers should be aware that winters can become miserably cold and summers can be hazy, hot and humid with afternoon thundershowers.

Location - Chapel Point is located in southern Charles County approximately 5 miles south of La Plata. Chapel Point State Park is located in Southern Maryland along Port Tobacco River. To reach the park travel from Route 6 and Route 301 intersection, take Route 301 south to Chapel Point Road. Follow Chapel Point Road in a westerly direction for approximately 2.3 miles to the park entrance.


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Report: About one of the only places in Charles county accessible to the general public for swimming. If you don't mind walking down the beach (go south), around the point, the swimming is SUPERB--no jellyfish this far up.


More Information

Contact Information:
Chapel Point State Park, c/o Smallwood State Park, 2750 Sweden Point Road , Marbury, MD, 20658, Phone: 301-743-7613

Additional Information:
Maryland State Parks - Maryland State Forest and Park Service offers 47 state parks with recreational opportunities offered for all ages. From the forested regions to where land meets sea, Maryland's public parcels provide recreation, relaxation, and education. Many facilities possess barrier-free design.
Southern Maryland - It is in the Southern Maryland region that the first English settlers
landed on March 25, 1634. Annual celebrations commemorate the event.

Links:
Chapel Point State Park - Official agency website.
Maryland State Forest and Park Service -

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