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Point Lookout State Park

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About This Campground

This park's peaceful surroundings on a peninsula between the Chesapeake Bay and the Potomac River in St. Mary's County belie its history as the location of a camp which imprisoned as many as 52,264 Confederate soldiers during the Civil War. A museum on site recounts this vivid history. A park map…

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  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Walk-In
    Park in a lot, walk to your site.
  • Hike-In
    Backcountry sites.
  • Boat-In
    Sites accessible by watercraft.

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
  • Verizon
  • AT&T
  • T-Mobile

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Group
  • Cabins


For Campers

  • Market
  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • Showers
  • Drinking Water
  • Electric Hookups
  • Toilets
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump
  • Sewer Hookups
  • Water Hookups
  • Big Rig Friendly


29 Reviews of Point Lookout State Park

Ratings Breakdown

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Reviewed Jun. 27, 2022


We arrived and were told the campground was closed until probably 2023 for water line upgrades.

Month of VisitJuly
Reviewed Jun. 22, 2022

Quiet and privacy

The Tulip Loop has sites surrounded by vegetation to provide campers with privacy — you wouldn’t even know there were other campers nearby. All members of the family were able to enjoy cycling around the park and fishing from the docks.

SiteTulip Loop - 81
Month of VisitSeptember
Reviewed Jun. 16, 2022

Beautiful camp site

We rented an RV and stayed here in 2021. It was beautiful. The campsites are spread out what we love most about this was at night we were able to sleep with the window open and we could hear the owls hooting. It was also close to the attractions in the area would definitely go back. 👍🏻

Month of VisitDecember


Point Lookout State Park is located in Maryland

Detail location of campground


Directions from Baltimore: From Rt. 695 Follow to Rt. 97 south to Rt. 3 south (Rt. 3 will turn into Rt. 301. Follow Rt. 301 south. From Rt. 301 south continue to Rt. 4 south in Upper Marlboro. Follow Rt. 4 south all the way across the Solomons Island Bridge. After the Solomons Island Bridge the first traffic light you come to will be Rt. 235. Turn left onto Rt. 235 south. Follow Rt. 235 south into a town called Ridge (there will be a blinking red light). Turn left onto Rt. 5 south. Follow Rt. 5 south as far as it will go (approximately 7 miles) and you will be in Point Lookout. After the entrance sign, the second road on the right will be the campground. When you arrive in the campground, park at the left and register at the Ranger Station.


11175 Point Lookout Road
Scotland, MD 20687


38.0612259 N
76.33402136 W

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