Introduction to Maryland state parks

Some generalities about Maryland state parks, known for trails, mountains, etc, then list them out.

Seneca Creek State Park Maryland

Seneca Creek State Park

Park Address: 11950 Clopper Rd, Gaithersburg, MD 20878

Park Description: The park features facilities for boating and fishing as well as trails for hiking, cycling, and horseback riding.

Popular Park Sites: Lake Shore Trail, Great Falls Park, Clopper Lake, Schaeffer Farm Trail System and Disc Golf Course.

Seneca Creek State Park Visitors Guide

Assateague State Park Maryland

Assateague State Park

Park Address: 6915 Stephen Decatur Hwy, Berlin, MD 21811

Park Description: This park is a barrier island bordered by the Atlantic Ocean on the east and Sinepuxent Bay on the west.

Popular Park Sites: Rum Pointe Seaside Golf Links, Over Sand Vehicle Zone, Assateague Island Visitor Center, Toms Cove and Crabbing.

Assateague State Park Visitors Guide 

Rocks State Park Maryland

Rocks State Park

Park Address: 3318 Rocks Chrome Hill Rd, Jarrettsville, MD 21084

Park Description: The state park's 1,060 acres (430 ha) preserve the geologic formation known as the King and Queen's Seat.

Popular Park Sites: Kilgore Falls, King and Queen Seat, Camp Hidden Valley, Anita C. Leight Estuary Center and Fishing.

Rocks State Park Visitors Guide

Elk Neck State Park Maryland

Elk Neck State Park

Park Address: 4395 Turkey Point Rd, North East, MD 21901

Park Description: The state park is home to the historic Turkey Point Light and offers land-based and water-based recreation.

Popular Park Sites: M/V Bay Breeze, Havre de Grace Promenade, Turkey Point Lighthouse, Bay Venture Outfitters and Concord Point Lighthouse.

Elk Neck State Park Visitors Guide 

Point Lookout State Park Fishing with family

Point Lookout State Park

Park Address: 11175 Point Lookout Rd, Scotland, MD 20687

Park Description: Captain John Smith, the famed explorer who surveyed the Mid-Atlantic region for the British Crown, came ashore at Point Lookout in 1608.

Popular Park Sites: Lake Conoy, Hall Pond, Confederate Memorial Park, Invasion of Point Lookout and slack county.

Point Lookout State Park Visitors Guide