Sandy Point State Park

Park ReservationsAerial View of Sandy Point State Park

Contact: ​410-974-2149 (Office)
410-974-4699 (Marina)
E-mail Sandy Point State Park

​Anne Arundel County

Sandy Point State Park
1100 East College Parkway
Annapolis MD 21409

7 a.m. to sunset, January 1- October 31
7 a.m. to 5 p.m., November 1- December 31
Fishing: 24 hr. access January to mid-November
Boating: 24 hr. access year-round


The safety and well-being of our staff and visitors to Maryland State Parks is our top priority and we take that responsibility very seriously. We ask that all visitors adhere to the federal guidelines and Maryland state directives concerning COVID-19, which means practicing social distancing and wearing facemasks when in enclosed areas. Thank you for your patience and flexibility. We appreciate your support of Maryland State Parks as we all work together to keep each other safe. This website will be updated as new information becomes available.

Jelly fish illustrationThe jellyfish have come back to Sandy Point

Normal park operations are in effect. Pavilion rentals are available through our statewide reservation service at 1-888-432-2267 or on the web at​. Lifeguards are on duty from 10 am to 6 pm, all other times are swim at your own risk. For your safety, swim in designated areas only. The boat ramps and fishing areas are open 24 hours. Fishing after hours requires that all persons must be actively fishing including children.​

This 786-acre Maryland State Park is located along the northwestern shore of the majestic Chesapeake Bay. The park’s beaches and picnic areas are well known for their breathtaking scenic water views that overlook one of Maryland’s true treasures, the Chesapeake Bay. The park was first opened on June 25, 1952 and has provided its guests with various activities and services ever since. The park also offers a marina store and boat rentals. Sandy Point State Park offers accessible food and beverage concession, fishing, picnic areas, shelters, bathhouses, sailing concessions and playgrounds. For additional accessible amenities in Maryland State Forests and Parks, visit the Accessibility for All section of this website. The park is open year round and is a site on the Chesapeake Bay Gateways Network.


​Energy Efficient Upgrades Completed

Energy-saving enhancements were recently completed at Sandy Point State Park. The new improvements are expected to reduce the park’s energy use by 45 percent, saving kilowatt hours used by almost 400,000 per year. Read the full press release about these updates.