Point Lookout State Park

11175 Point Lookout Rd, Scotland, MD 20687 Get Directions 
Phone: 301-872-5688

St. Mary's

Southern Maryland
Point Lookout State Park
Photo Credit: Maryland Department of Natural Resources
Picturesque peninsula formed by the Chesapeake Bay and Potomac River was once the site of a Confederate prison camp. A museum, monuments and mysterious hauntings recall its notorious past.
Year-round, Dawn-dusk.
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July 10, 2019
Park is really great. Long, narrow beach along the Potomac. Water surprisingly deep compared to the bay. Plenty of shade just off the beach in the pine groves. Changing rooms/bathrooms adequate. Nice...
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July 6, 2019
We spent a little over a week at Point Lookout Campground. We camped with another family - all our kids were teens. We stayed in campsites 117 and 119 - tent camping. Site were great a spacious and...
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June 24, 2019
Jon H
If I were a camper I would make a stop here for a night or two maybe more. Wildlife (ospreys), history (civil war prison camp), water, lighthouse, nature. A little out of the way but worth it.