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Elk Neck State Park

Elk Neck State Park

4395 Turkey Point Road
North East, MD 21901

(410) 287-5333

Explore Elk Neck State Park

Sandy beaches, marshlands and heavily wooded bluffs comprise the peninsula formed by the North East and Elk Rivers, and the Chesapeake Bay, where this park is located. Several trails meander through the diversified topography, revealing the great variety of plant and animal life. An easy walking trail to Turkey Point Lighthouse provides a view of the Elk River and the Chesapeake Bay.


Boat launch, cabins, campfire programs, campsites, campstore, dump station, food & beverage, fishing, flatwater canoeing, hiking trails, historic interest, hook-ups, hunting, picnicking, playground, shelters, swimming, visitor center.

Pets are allowed at Wye, Susquehanna, St. Martens, Miles, Elk and Choptank camping areas. Pets on a leash may only be taken from the campsite to the park store and back. Pets on a leash are permitted on 3 of the 5 trails. Pets are not permitted at Chester, Bohemia and Sassfrass camping areas, the youth group area and in the day use area of the park, including the beach area.

Turkey Point Lighthouse

The 35-foot Turkey Point Lighthouse sits atop a 100-foot bluff overlooking the Upper Chesapeake Bay. The tower dates to 1833 and is opened for park visitors during some weekends.

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