Point Lookout State Park


PLO_CanoeRentals.png Boat launch service charge is $10, payable at the Tollbooth located at the Park Entrance. Launch passes are valid 24 hours a day, year round. Maryland Passport is the only pass accepted for service charge at launch.

Canoe rentals and supplies are also available at the camp store.

Reduced services beginning December between the hours of 4 p.m. and 10 a.m. Launching is permitted 24 hours a day, however, launchers should be aware that there is no lighting in the area.

For emergencies call 1-800-825-7275.


PLO_FishingPier.pngThe park features various fishing areas, including the 710 foot Fishing Pier, which is in operation mid-April until the third week in December. A valid Coastal Sport Fishing license and appropriate stamps are required. Active fishing is allowed 24 hours a day.

Night Fishing - Night fishing passes are valid from sunset to 6 a.m. All passes are valid during this time period. Fishermen wishing to stay past sunset will be required to pay an additional night-use service charge of $3 per vehicle for Maryland residents; $5 per vehicle for non-Maryland residents. All members of your party must have a valid fishing license and be actively fishing to remain in the park after sunset.

Causeway - All service charges will also apply to the Causeway area. Those wishing to stay on the Causeway will be obligated to pay both the day use and night fishing pass service charges. To remain on the Causeway after sunset you will be required to have a night fishing pass displayed.

Special Note: A Coastal Sport fishing license is required for those 16 years of age and older. For the safety of our visitors, tents are not permitted in the Day-Use Areas. Only see through sun shelters without a bottom floor are permitted.