Sassafras Natural Resources Management Area

NOTICE​: Sassafras Natural Resource Management Area is now accepting sealed bids for a 200-acre parcel of farm crop rental land in Kent County.

A sample lease and map can be found here and the bid form proposal is here. Bids must be received (mail to Tuckahoe State Park, 13070 Crouse Mill Road, Queen Anne, MD 21657) no later than Tuesday, December 20, 2022 at 10:00 a.m.

All bids will be opened at that time. For further information, contact Tuckahoe State Park at 410-820-1668 or email

Knock's Folly Visitor CenterContact: 410-820-1668

​​​Kent County

Knock's Folly Visitor Center​
13761 Turners Creek Road
Kennedyville MD 21645

Hours: Sunrise to Sunset

Sassafras Natural Resources Management Area is located along the scenic banks of the Sassafras River and Turner's Creek in Kent County and operated by the Maryland Park Service. The area is noted for spectacular views of the Sassafras River and Chesapeake Bay from the high banks that face toward the South. Hiking, mountain biking and equestrian trail riding are popular activities. Birding enthusiasts will also find a sur​prising mix of songbirds, waterfowl and raptors on their visit. For history buffs, Knock's Folly Visitor Center features exhibits highlighting the history of the farming community, the local Native American Tockwogh tribe, Captain John Smith's visit to the Turner's Creek area and the rich natural history and wildlife of the Sassafras area.

Tuckahoe State Park Complex Family Challenge