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Point Lookout State Park, Scotland

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State Park · Nature / Park
Point Lookout State Park is a public recreation area and historic preserve occupying Point Lookout, the southernmost tip of a peninsula formed by the confluence of Chesapeake Bay and the Potomac River in St. Mary's County, Maryland. The state park preserves the site of an American Civil War prisoner of war camp and the Point Lookout Light, which was built in 1830. It is the southernmost spot on Maryland's western shore, the coastal region on the western side of the Chesapeake Bay.

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  • Location was ok, but campsite was swarming with mosquitoes. We were intending to stay three nights, but left after two after receiving 40+ bites each.  more »
  • We camped at Point Lookout for 10 days arriving Friday afternoon August 14 and departing late Sunday morning August 23. We stayed in the Green's Point circle using a travel trailer. We also brought a....  more »
  • One of the best campgrounds around. Great fishing, crabbing, and nature walks. Beautiful views and cool little tackle/marine shop. Would love to give them 5 stars, but go at the wrong time of year and the mosquitoes will wreck havoc on your trip.
  • We didn't stay at the park this time, but rather sailed our catamaran into Lake Canoy and anchored for the night. Beautiful sunset. Calm water with a nice breeze coming in off the Chesapeake Bay. Great anchorage but you have to be careful since there are plenty of shoals. Wouldn't be good for a boat that draws more than 3 or 4 feet.
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