2014 Reservation/Transaction Fees:

In addition to the park facility use fee, there is a nightly reservation/transaction fee. Internet reservations, the per night fee is $4.56. Call Center, the per night fee is $4.61. Walk-In transactions at the park, the per night fee is $4.51. Reservation/Transaction Fees are Non-Refundable.


POINT LOOKOUT STATE PARK, MD

Photo: POINT LOOKOUT STATE PARK Winter Beach Scene
Lighthouse enthusiasts, avid anglers, paddlers and history buffs are just a few of the folks who frequent Point Lookout State Park. Located in southern St. Mary's County, where the Potomac River meets the Chesapeake Bay, this park was once the site of a Civil War prison for ...
Status: Open year round.   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Fri Aug 28 2015   Later Dates

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ALCOHOL POLICY:

The consumption or possession of an open container of an alcoholic beverage will be prohibited in all state park areas with the exception of interior areas of full-service cabins and motorhomes. Permits may be issued upon request by the Park Manager for special events operating under a use agreement.

Alcohol permits will only be issued through a reservation for a designated shelter, or other approved facility. A $35 fee will be charged for each alcohol permit and must be obtained 1-day out prior to arrival. Permits may be revoked for cause by Park Manager, their designee or a Natural Resources Police Officer.

Internet shelter reservations requiring an alcohol permit will need to contact the Call Center at 1-888-432-2267, Mon-Fri, 8 am - 8 pm to make your reservation.

For additional alcohol policy information, visit our web site at:
http://dnr2.maryland.gov/Publiclands/Pages/alcoholfaq.aspx

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Overview

Description

Lighthouse enthusiasts, avid anglers, paddlers and history buffs are just a few of the folks who frequent Point Lookout State Park. Located in southern St. Mary's County, where the Potomac River meets the Chesapeake Bay, this park was once the site of a Civil War prison for Confederate soldiers. Today, it offers great fishing from a 710-foot fishing pier. Other amenities include boat launch, beaches, hiking trails, picnic areas and camping. The Civil War Museum/Maryland Nature Center opens seasonally and offers nature programs and Civil War history discussions. A Timeless Adventure for all!

Facilities:

Please read what our campers and visitors are saying about Point Lookout State Park:

I hope that you appreciate your volunteers, the fort and lighthouse benefit greatly from these folks. The campgrounds are quite well kept, especially given the high usage.

Booking Window
Sat Aug 30 2014 - Fri Aug 28 2015

Reservations must be made 1 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 364 Days(s) in advance.

Season Dates

Season Schedule

Park Season Start End
Peak Fri Mar 28 2014 Sun Nov 02 2014
Peak Fri Mar 27 2015 Sun Nov 01 2015
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Biking
  • Boat Launch
  • Boat Rental
  • Boating
  • Campstore
  • Civil War Museum
  • Comfort Station
  • Dump Station
  • Fire Rings
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Information Center
  • Nature Center
  • Parking
  • Picnic Tables
  • Playground
  • Potable Water
  • Ranger Station
  • Recycling Station
  • Restrooms
  • Showers
  • Swimming
  • Telephone
  • Water Drinking
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Fees and Cancellation Policies

Facility Rates*
Park Season Site Type Nightly/Daily Rates
Peak Season
Mar 28 2014 -
Nov 02 2014
Tent Only $11.75-$51.75
Standard $11.75-$55.49
Shelters $11.75-$96.75
Mini Cabins $11.75-$52.49
Group Camp $11.75-$51.75
Peak Season
Mar 27 2015 -
Nov 01 2015
Tent Only $11.75-$51.75
Standard $11.75-$55.49
Shelters $11.75-$96.75
Mini Cabins $11.75-$52.49
Group Camp $11.75-$51.75

*Displayed rates do not reflect discounts, attribute fees (electrical hook-ups / water hook-ups), taxes or incremental charges
**Weekly rates may not be available for all sites
Getting There
GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
38.05833, -76.33167
38°3'30"N, 76°19'54"W

THE PARK IS AT THE SOUTHERN TIP OF ST. MARY'S COUNTY, AT THE JUNCTION OF THE POTOMAC RIVER AND THE CHESAPEAKE BAY. IT CAN BE REACHED VIA MARYLAND ROUTE 5.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

POINT LOOKOUT STATE PARK
11175 POINT LOOKOUT ROAD
SCOTLAND  MD  20687

Phone Number:

Information:  3018725688
Additional Information