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Chapel Point State Park

2750 Sweden Point Road,

Chapel Point is an undeveloped multi-use park that boasts a waterfront on the beautiful Port Tobacco River, a tributary of the Potomac River. The 600-acre Chapel Point State Park is located in southern Charles County, about 5 miles south of LaPlata on Chapel Point Road.

Camping
Chapel Point has a paddle-in campsite available by permit only.

Available seasonally, this is a primitive site and is only accessible by water.

Please reserve this site at least two weeks in advance to ensure time for permit processing. Call 301-743-7613 for permits.

Fishing and Boating

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

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 and Heritage Service. Chapel Point has a small accessible 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.

Hunters may enter / remain on park property outside of the regular posted hours provided that they are engaged in legitimate, authorized hunting activity.


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