Chapel Point State Park

Chapel Point State Park is currently managed by Charl​es County (other than hunting and agricultural leases). Please see below for lease agreement details.
To contact Charles County with any questions or feedback, please go to: or ​call 301-932-3470.

Scenic View of river from Chapel Point State Park Park Reservations


Charles County

c/o Smallwood State Park
2750 Sweden Point Road
Marbury, MD 20658
Contact: 301-743-7613​

Hours: Sunrise to Sunset

Chapel Point is an undeveloped multi-use park that boasts a waterfront on the beautiful Port Tobacco River, a tributary of the Potomac River. The 600-acre Chapel Point State Park is located in southern Charles County, about 5 miles south of LaPlata on Chapel Point Road.

Charles County to Manage Section of Chapel Point State Park

Lease Agreement Enhances Public Access and Recreation Opportunities

On July 19, 2018, the Board of Public Works unanimously approved a lease agreement between the Maryland Department of Natural Resources and Charles County Department of Recreation, Parks and Tourism, allowing the county to manage approximately 50 acres of Chapel P​oint State Park for public recreation. The area includes access roads and approximately 3,000 linear feet of shoreline, extending from the existing boat ramp and parking area north of Deep Point southward to Chapel Point.

The 25-year lease agreement will enable the county to oversee the area along Port Tobacco River, while providing for enhanced collaboration with the department on the development of a master plan and implementation of various projects that will enhance recreational access, opportunity and services.

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