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Elk Neck State Park

4395 Turkey Point Rd, North East, MD 21901-6201
+1 410-287-5333
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Panoramic views of the Chesapeake bay head waters

Upon arriving at the park you will park in the lot at the base of the trail. There is a fantastic... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
North East, Maryland
Stunning view of the Bay

This lighthouse is definitely worth the visit for any lighthouse lover. Visitors take a one-mile... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Flower Mound, Texas
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4395 Turkey Point Rd, North East, MD 21901-6201
+1 410-287-5333
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Upon arriving at the park you will park in the lot at the base of the trail. There is a fantastic and mostly flat trail that leads to the end where the turkey point light house is. You will pass through a hawk observations areas...More

Thank Blooms4you
Reviewed 1 week ago

This lighthouse is definitely worth the visit for any lighthouse lover. Visitors take a one-mile hike on a gravel and dirt path through the woods to this lighthouse. As long as you visit during the hours it is open, you can climb to the top....More

Thank Kathy398
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

campground is awesome with lots of wild life. swimming in the Northeast river and fishing in the Elk river. lots of hiking trails

Thank tlpugh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's a nice walk regardless of the weather. the trail is great to walk you dog and it really is not much of a work out. If you can get one of the state park information tours, you'll learn a great deal about the flora.

1  Thank Walter B
Reviewed 6 August 2017

As we arrived at Elk Neck SP on a Saturday afternoon in August, we were shocked to see a long line of cars-stacked at the entrance and being refused entry. The maryland parks staff try to control the huge numbers of visitors. Initially, the ranger...More

4  Thank Jeff H
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Elk Neck State Park is a beautiful park. We stayed in the Elk Loop, on a site with a water view. While the site was clean, it is a little cramped and the pad is packed hard, so it was difficult to get our tent...More

3  Thank Tracie H
Reviewed 3 August 2017

We arrive 2:30 PM on an early August Tuesday. Within 30 minutes we witness four foraging Bald Eagles whilst on the path to Turkey Point. Needless to say, I am soaringly so much in the tank for this place. Yet there seemed to be few...More

2  Thank nomastomasalready
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

We camped at elk neck state park for 1 evenings. We walked to the light house and had dinner in the town of northeast. The bathrooms were clean for a state park. We will return.

2  Thank Brandon0072
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Well never been there before and it's lovely. Plenty of trees and waterways. Boats and kayaks and sailboats. Clean bathrooms and there's a store. Plenty of parking for cars and boat trailers. There are three launches and benches all along the water. Will be going...More

3  Thank DaunaGermany
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Great place to go for a walk while exploring along the way. What a gem, like none other that I have ever been to here in the eastern US,with the high elevation and woods so close to the bay. My son-in-law and I had decided...More

1  Thank Marlin M
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Melanie E
20 August 2017|
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Response from DaunaGermany | Reviewed this property |
You certainly may!
30 July 2017|
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Response from Whippet011 | Reviewed this property |
To be honest, your best bet would be to go to the real beach at the shore.