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Sandy Point State Park
Status: Open through Sun Oct 26 2014   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Thu Apr 23 2015   Later Dates
Site, Loop:Bluefish, East Beach (WATER VIEW)
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Reservation Window: Fri Apr 25 2014 – Thu Apr 23 2015

Check-in: 10:00 am

Departure date:
Check-out: N/A

Site Details:

  • Site Type: Shelters
  • Site Reserve Type: Site-Specific
  • ADA Accessible: Y
  • Checkin Time: 10:00 am
  • Type of Use: Day
  • Min Num of People: 1
  • Max Num of People: 140
  • Looking For Category: Day Use
  • Num of Tables: 12
  • Seating Capacity: 140
Blue Fish Shelter Grill Shelter Interior

Alerts and Important Information


Multiple Shelter Reservations:

Any person or group requiring 4 or more shelter rentals must first contact the Park Headquarters at 410-974-2149 prior to making reservations.


Swimming available at South Beach. A portion of South Beach is protected with Lifeguards from Memorial Day to Labor Day, 11:00 am to 6:00 pm weekdays and 10:00 am to 6:00 pm weekends and holidays, weather permitting. Swimming is permitted when lifeguards are not on duty but is at your own risk. Swimming is allowed only within the roped swimming areas.

In addition to the shelter rental charge there is a per person facility service charge into the park. ALL visitors are subject to the facility service charge.

Weekends and Holidays January 1st to March 31st -- $3.00 per vehicle April 1st to October 31st -- $5.00 per person November 1st to December 31st -- $3.00 per vehicle Weekdays January 1st to April 30th-- $3.00 per vehicle May 1st to September 30th -- $4.00 per person October 1st to December 31st -- $3.00 per vehicle Add $2.00 for Out-of-State residents. After-hours access for boating/fishing: $3.00/vehicle.

  • No charge for Seniors 62 years and older with a Maryland Park Service Golden Age Pass. Golden Age Pass requires a $10 fee. Information available at:
  • No charge for children in car seats.
  • Park Emergencies:
    For park emergencies after office hours, contact Park Watch at 1-800-825-7275 or 410-260-8888.

    Prepaid tickets for your guests may be purchased in advance of your event by contacting Sandy Point State Park at 410-974-2149. Tickets will NOT be held at the gate for will call. Service charges cannot be paid at the end of the event.


    Shelters are available from 10:00 AM to Sunset. You will not have access to the shelter area prior to 10:00 AM - this includes caterers. Please plan accordingly.


  • Alcohol permits are required at shelters and may be purchased for $35. Permit must be obained 1-day out prior to arrival
  • Reservations requiring an alcohol permit will need to contact the Call Center at 1-888-432-2267, Monday thru Friday, 8 AM - 8 PM to purchase a permit.
  • Each shelter is required to have a permit.
  • Permits may be revoked for cause by the Park Manger, the designee or a Natural Resources Police Officer.
  • Additional Alcohol Policy Information can be found at:


    The park will contact you regarding your reservation to obtain additional specific information. Please make sure you have provided a current email address, or contact phone number if email is not available.

    Prices are subject to change without notice and reservation fees, as well as cancellation fees are non-refundable.

    Maryland State Parks are TRASH Free. All trash generated by your group must be taken out by your group. Please bring large trash bags to accommodate your group's trash. Park personnel will not remove your trash.

    Pets are NOT permitted.

    Additional Pet Policy Information can be found at:


    28 parking spaces. Carpooling is encouraged. Once parking capacity has been reached all other visitors will be redirected to other parking lots.



    Only ONE vehicle is permitted at the shelter. All vehicles must remain on paved surfaces. No vehicles are permitted on grass areas.


    Bath House - 325'
    Beach - 126'
    Flounder Shelter - 116'
    Yellow Perch Shelter - 187'
    The beach is 270' from the Bath House.

    Paved access for persons with disabilities and caterers.

    Charcoal grills
    Drinking water available at or next to shelter.
    20 amp electricity.

    Next to Horseshoe Pit.
    Near Playground
    Motorboat rentals available at the Marina
    All recreation areas available on first come first served basis

    Footnotes: (applicable only where specifically marked above)
    ** Arrival dates earlier than the online-reservation-window may also be available at the campground.