Sandy Point State Park

Park ReservationsAerial View of Sandy Point State Park

Contact: ​410-974-2149 (Office)
410-974-4699 (Marina)
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​Anne Arundel County​

Sandy Point State Park
1100 East College Parkway
Annapolis MD 21409


Plan ahead, for filled to capacity closures 

Capacity Closure Updates can be found on Twitter or by calling 240-240-2281.

7 a.m. to dusk, year-round
7 a.m. to 4 p.m., Mid-November - January 2 due to Lights on the Bay program

ALERT: Jellyfish are in the Bay and along Sandy Point's shores. Normal park operations are in effect. Refunds will not be given. To learn more about Chesapeake Bay jellies, please visit The Chesapeake Bay Program website.


  • Day-use Admission Fee - May 1-September 30 - Weekends and holidays: $5/person, Weekdays: $4/person
  • Pavilion rentals are available through our statewide reservation service at 1-888-432-2267 or on the web at To learn more about renting a pavilion at Sandy Point, click here.
  • 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 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.