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Maryland Beaches Within Driving Distance of Anne Arundel County

Summer is here! Why not cool off with a family trip to one of Maryland's many amazing beaches or waterways?

You can go fishing, hiking, cycling, kayaking, even horseback riding and observe the majestic wildlife! You can play in the sand, build sand castles, jump in the waves, collect shells and beach glass-and burn all that extra energy. Maryland is full of amazing watershed for you to find your family fun this summer!

Pack up a picnic, grab your sunblock, towels, and sand toys and head on out for an adventure in the sun!

Anne Arundel County (approximately 20-30 minute driving time)

Fort Smallwood Park

Mayo Beach Park

Sandy Point State Park

Baltimore County (approximately 40 minutes driving time)

Beaver Damn Swim Club & Quarry

Gunpowder Falls State Park: Hammerman Area

Hart-Miller Island State Park

Patapsco Valley State Park

Rocky Point Beach & Park

Frederick County (approximately 45 minutes driving time)

Cunningham Falls State Park

Howard County (approximately 45 minutes driving time)

Patapsco Valley State Park

Carrol County (approximately 1 hour driving time)

Cascade Lake Outdoor Waterpark

Queen Anne's County (approximately 1 hour driving time)

Matapeake Beach

Tuckahoe State Park

Washington County (approximately 1 hour driving time)

Greenbriar State Park

Calvert County (approximately 1.5 hours driving time)

Breezy Point Beach

Calvert Cliffs

Chesapeake Beach Bay Front Park (Brownie's Beach)

Chesapeake Beach Water Park

Flag Ponds State Park

North Beach

Cecil County (approximately 1.5 hours driving time)

Elk Neck State Park

Dorchester County (approximately 1.5 hours driving time)

Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge

Harford County (approximately 1.5 hours driving time)

Rocks State Park

Kent County (approximately 2 hours driving time)

Betterton Beach & Ferry Island

Eastern Neck National Wildlife Refuge

St. Mary's County (approximately 2 hours driving time)

Greenwell State Park & Foundation

St. Mary's River State Park

Myrtle Point Park

Elm's Beach Park

Point Lookout State Park

Somerset County (approximately 2.5 hours driving time)

Jane's Island State Park

Worchester County (approximately 3 hours driving time)

Ocean City

Assateague State Park

Allegheny County (approximately 3.5 hours driving time)

Rocky Gap State Park

Garrett County (approximately 3.5 hours driving time)

Deep Creek Lake


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