Parks

Kids playing in the play area at Annmarie Sculpture Garden

Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center
13470 Dowell Road, P.O. Box 99, Dowell, MD 20629
Phone: 410-326-4640  Email Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center

Located just outside Solomons, Annmarie Garden features a walking path meandering through woods past works on loan from the Smithsonian Institution along with other artful surprises, a children’s natural play space and native gardens. The center hosts exhibits, a unique gift shop, Nature Nook and the artLAB, a creative re-use space. All ages will enjoy events and festivals, hands-on activities, public art programs and a beautiful setting. Pet friendly (leashed) excluding special events. 
Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center Website

Open field at Biscoe Gray Heritage Farm

Biscoe Gray Heritage Farm
2695 Grays Road, Prince Frederick, MD 20678
Phone: 410-535-5327

Natural surface trails lead visitors (on foot or horseback) around fallow fields, through mature forests and along the cliff overlooking Battle Creek. Public hunting of deer and turkey by reservation only. Dogs on leash permitted. 
Biscoe Gray Heritage Farm Website

Tire playground at Calvert Cliffs
Calvert Cliffs State Park
10540 H.G. Trueman Road, Lusby, MD 20657
Phone: 443-975-4360  Email Calvert Cliffs State Park

Hike through this 1,460-acre wooded state park to the majestic Calvert Cliffs on the Chesapeake Bay. Formed over 15 million years ago, the cliffs contain more than 600 species of fossils. Ideal for hiking, picnicking, fishing and fossil hunting. Two-mile walk to the beach. Large tire playground. Information available for pavilion rentals, youth camping or hunting. Limited wheelchair access.
Playground at Cove Point Park
Cove Point Park 

750 Cove Point Road, Lusby, MD 20657
Phone: 410-394-6248

This outdoor center features an eight-lane lap pool with a 1-meter and a half-meter diving board, a zero-entry wading pool with play features, a leisure pool with play features including four waterslides and a concession stand. Children under 13 must be accompanied by a paying adult. Reservations are required for groups of 20 or more.
Cove Point Park Website

Dunkirk District Park playground
Dunkirk District Park 

10750 Southern Maryland Blvd., Dunkirk, MD 20754
Phone: 410-257-9654


Kids playing on the beach at Flag Ponds
Flag Ponds Nature Park
1525 Flag Ponds Parkway, Lusby, MD 20657
Phone: 410-586-1477 or 410-535-5327

The park includes sandy beaches, freshwater ponds and views of Calvert Cliffs, along with hiking trails, fossil hunting, observation platforms, wetlands boardwalk, Observation pier and visitors center with wildlife exhibits. Picnic tables and grills are provided. Limited wheelchair access. Reservations are required for groups of 30 or more. Dogs on leash permitted. Hours vary by season.
Hallowing Point playground

Hallowing Point Park
4755 Hallowing Point Road, Prince Frederick, MD 20678
Phone: 410-535-1295
Hallowing Point Park Website

Barn at Jefferson Patterson Park

Jefferson Patterson Park & Museum
10515 Mackall Road, St. Leonard, MD 20685
Phone: 410-586-8538  Email Jefferson Patterson Park & Museum

Nearly 70 archaeological sites on the property reflect more than 8,000 years of human occupation. Included are a visitor center, exhibit barn, gift shop, hiking trails, a re-created Indian Village and canoe/kayak launch. Also on the grounds is the Maryland Archaeological Conservation Laboratory. Call about scheduling a tour of the facility.
Jefferson Patterson Park & Museum Website

People on the dock at Kings Landing

Kings Landing Park
3255 Kings Landing Road, Huntingtown, MD 20639
Phone: 410-535-2661 or 410-535-5327

This 260-acre park on the Patuxent River and Cocktown Creek offers a fishing pier, canoe/kayak launch, swimming pool ($), picnic shelters, wetlands boardwalk, horse ring and Tom Wisner Hall for meetings and receptions. Reservations required for groups of 30 or more. Dogs on leash permitted. Hours vary by season.  
Kings Landing Park Website

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Marley Run Recreation Area
1455 Mairfield Lane, Huntingtown, MD 20639
Phone: 410-535-2707 

Marley Run Recreation Area Website

Sunset garden in North Beach

Mark R. Frazer Sunrise Garden
3rd St and Bay Ave, North Beach 20714
Phone: 301-855-6681

Public sculpture park adjacent to the North Beach boardwalk.
Mark R. Frazer Sunrise Garden Park Website

Solomons Town Center Park playground equipment with snow on the ground

Solomons Town Center Park
13320 Dowell Road, Dowell, MD 20629

Trail leading to a large brown barn with a tree to the right

Ward Farm Recreation & Nature Park
10455 Ward Road, Dunkirk, MD 20754
Phone: 410-535-1600

The park currently features multiple multi-use athletic fields, nature trails, paved pathways and a fishing pier. Future construction will add boardwalks overlooking ponds and wetlands, a nature/environmental center, picnic shelters, a disc golf course, playgrounds, camping space and more.
Ward Farm Recreation & Nature Park Website

Great Blue Heron
Wetlands Overlook Park
4020 11th St., North Beach, MD 20714
Phone: 301-855-6681 or 410-257-9618

This small nature park is perfect for observing wetlands wildlife and the migratory fowl that rest there during flights up and down the Atlantic seaboard. The park includes a pier and two gazebos. The area has a small visitor center with public restrooms.