Newtowne Neck State Park

Aerial view of Newtowne Neck State Park - Photo by Mark Odell

Contact: 301-872-5688
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St. Mary's County

Newtowne Neck State Park
c/o Point Lookout State Park
11175 Point Lookout Road
Scotland MD 20687

Hours: May through September
7:00 a.m. to sunset

October through April
8:00 a.m. to sunset

Closed on Christmas Day


About the Park

Newtowne Neck State Park is a 794-acre peninsula surrounded by Breton Bay, St. Clements Bay and the Potomac River. It has seven miles of ecologically and recreationally important waterfront. The park's wealth of natural and cultural resources, its historic significance and its geography and physical resources make it an ideal location for a variety of activities and outdoor recreation. Purchased in 2009, a master plan aims to minimize alterations to the property, so the appearance of the landscape will change very little when the plan is fully implemented. Maryland State Parks are “Trash Free”. Please practice “Leave No Trace” principles and take your trash with you when you leave.



Public Notice - Cropland for Lease


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Public Notice #1
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is offering 326+/- acres of cropland at Newtowne Neck State Park, known as the Jesuit Property by lease through competitive sealed bids for agricultural farming purposes for a 3 year term beginning April 1, 2024. Prospective bidders may contact Point Lookout State Park, 11175 Point Lookout Rd., Scotland, MD 20687 (301)-872-5688 to obtain a bid package and further information. Minority Business encouraged to participate.

All bids must be sealed and returned to Point Lookout State Park Headquarters no later than Noon on February 21, 2024 at which point the bid opening will take place.



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