Chapman State Park Information

Charles County

Chapman State Park
3452 Ferry Place,
Indian Head, MD 20640​


Driving Directions:
​From the DC area: DC Beltway (I-495) to Indian Head Highway (Exit 3) – MD Route 210 S. Continue on Route 210 for approximately 10 miles to the light at Bryans Road (stay straight)

From Bryans Road - Follow for 1.1 miles to Chapmans Landing Road – Veer right off the highway. Continue for 1.6 miles to the entrance sign - on your right

Hours of Operation:
Sunrise to sunset

The main gate is only open for vehicle traffic during special events. At all other times, parking is available at the entrance. Visitors may enter through the walk-in gate, located left of the main gate.

Certain activities are permitted outside of the regular park hours (e.g. fishing, boat launch, hunting where permitted). Please check with the park before your visit if you plan to engage in an activity which requires you to be in the park before or after the posted hours.

Hunting Policy:
  • Deer and waterfowl hunting only permitted in designated Mt. Aventine hunting area (free WHS permit/daily sign-in required)
  • Hunt from Vehicle provisions for disabled hunters

Pet Policy:
Pets are allowed in Chapman State Park.

See Maryland State Park Service Pet Policy.