Chapel Point State Park

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Chapel Point State Park

Maryland

(301) 743-7613

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Overview

Chapel Point State Park is located on the beautiful Port Tobacco River, a tributary of the Potomac River. Chapel Point is an undeveloped multi-use park. There is a waterfront area that offers excellent fishing. A Maryland Bay Sport Tidal License is required. Watch your tides before visiting this area. At high tide there is almost no beach. This area has a small sand launch area that is suitable for the launch of small john-boats, canoes and kayaks, and personal watercraft.

Hunting is permitted in the 600 acre state park. The area provides suitable habitat for quail, squirrels, doves, rabbits, white-tailed deer, wild turkey and waterfowl. There are four permanent waterfowl blinds available for use on the Port Tobacco River. The blind are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Blind use and all game hunting are permitted during the seasons established by the Wildlife Division. Chapel Point has a small handicap hunting area. There are three established hunter parking areas. Sign-in boxes are located in each of those areas. A maximum of 45 hunters is permitted at any given time.

The state park does have a small launch for car-top boats. Pets on a leash are allowed in Chapel Point State Park.

Map of Chapel Point (MD)

Latitude, Longitude: 38.471460, -77.018408

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Activities

  • Camping

    Chapel Point has a paddle-in campsite available by permit only. Call 301-743-7613 for permits. Site is available seasonally.

  • Fishing

    A Maryland Bay Sport Tidal License is required. Watch your tides before visiting this area. At high tide there is almost no beach. This area has a small sand launch area that is suitable for the launch of small john-boats, canoes and kayaks, and personal watercraft.

  • Hunting

    Hunting is permitted in the 600 acre state park. The area provides suitable habitat for quail, squirrels, doves, rabbits, white-tailed deer, wild turkey and waterfowl. Game hunting is permitted during the seasons established by the Wildlife Division. Chapel Point has a small handicap hunting area. There are three established hunter parking areas. Sign-in boxes are located in each of those areas. A maximum of 45 hunters is permitted at any given time.

Directions

Driving

Chapel Point is located in southern Charles County approximately five miles south of La Plata. From the Route 6 and Route 301 intersection, take Route 301 south to Chapel Point Road. Follow Chapel Point Road in a westerly direction for approximately 2.3 miles to the park entrance.

Phone Numbers

Primary

(301) 743-7613

Campground reservations

(301) 743-7613

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