Point Lookout State Park Information

Location:

​St. Mary's County

Point Lookout State Park
11175 Point Lookout Road
Scotland, MD 20687


Contact:

​301-872-5688​​

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Driving Directions:

Directions from Baltimore:
From Rt. 695
Follow to Rt. 97 south to Rt. 3 south (Rt. 3 will turn into Rt. 301. Follow Rt. 301 south. From Rt. 301 south continue to Rt. 4 south in Upper Marlboro. Follow Rt. 4 south all the way across the Solomons Island Bridge. After the Solomons Island Bridge the first traffic light you come to will be Rt. 235. Turn left onto Rt. 235 south. Follow Rt. 235 south into a town called Ridge (there will be a blinking red light). Turn left onto Rt. 5 south. Follow Rt. 5 south as far as it will go (approximately 7 miles) and you will be in Point Lookout.

Directions from Washington, D.C.:
From Rt. 495
Follow to Rt. 4/Pennsylvania Avenue south to Upper Marlboro. Continue on Rt. 4 south until you cross the Solomons Island Bridge. After the Solomons Island Bridge the first traffic light you come to will be Rt. 235. Turn left onto Rt. 235 south. Follow Rt. 235 south into a town called Ridge (there will be a blinking red light). Turn left onto Rt. 5 south. Follow Rt. 5 south as far as it will go (approximately 7 miles) and you will be in Point Lookout.

Directions from the Rt. 301 Bridge:
Follow Rt. 301 north to Rt. 234 towards Leonardtown. When you reach the end of Rt. 234 at Rt. 5 turn right. Follow Rt 5 south all the way into Point Lookout.


Hours of Operation:

​6 a.m. to Sunset

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:
  • Archery-only hunting for deer permitted during the early muzzleloader season in 240 acre Jacobs tract designated hunting area with daily sign-in required
  • Waterfowl hunting at designated blind sites

Pet Policy:
  • Leashed pets are allowed in Malone Circle, Tulip Loop, Green's Point Loop and Hoffman's Loop in the campground
  • Leashed pets allowed in day-use area (except for beach and picnic area from Memorial Day weekend until after Labor Day)
  • Leashed pets are allowed in boat launch area to board vessels