Franklin Point State Park

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Franklin Point State Park


Maryland’s newest state park is 477 beautiful acres right on the Chesapeake Bay between Shady Side and Deale. Formerly the site of Deep Creek Airport, this rustic park now has marsh, forest, meadow, and a sandy bay shoreline. Open sunrise to sunset. The park is open to all visitors.  However, to access the boating area for a day use permit, click on the link below to register and receive a instant access code for entry. Or call Sandy Point at 410-974-2149.


Address: Franklin Point
Shady Side, MD 20764


The Chesapeake Bay