7200 Graces QuartersMiddle River, MD 21220
Open 8 a.m. to sunset April - October10 a.m. to sunset November - MarchOpen year-round, except Christmas Day.
As Gunpowder’s premier day-use park, the Hammerman Area features a 1,500 feet beach and swimming area on the banks of the Gunpowder River. Food concessions, picnic pavilions and tables, playgrounds, canoe/kayak rentals, fishing, and short hiking trails round out your park experience. Plus, the swimming beach, beach bathhouse and day use pavilions are accessible for all.
The Hammerman Area is known to fill to capacity on summer weekends and especially holidays. All visitors will be turned away if the park fills to capacity. Patrons are encouraged to arrive early.
Know before you go! Call the Hammerman Ranger Station at 410-335-3461 to find out if a park or beach lot closure is in effect. Learn more...
580 Taylor Ave., Annapolis MD 21401
Call toll-free in *Maryland* at 1-877-620-8DNR (8367)
Out of State: 410-260-8DNR (8367)