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Parks Maryland Big Run - Elk Neck

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  Baltimore-Washington Parkway National Park Service     NPS

  Headquarters  301-344-

  Parkway Maintenance

  6565 Greenbelt Road

  Greenbelt  MD 20770

  Opened in 1954, the parkway is a 29-mile scenic highway that connects Baltimore, Maryland with Washington, D.C. The  part of  the parkway from  Washington, D.C. to Fort Meade, Maryland is  managed by the National Park Service.

  Batts Neck Park  County Park     Agency: Queen Anne's County P&R

  415 Batts Neck Rd

  Batts Neck  MD

  45 acres    Last Update  2 /22/2007

  Bayside Landing Pool and Park  County Park    Agency: Kent County P&R

  410 778-7439

  Bayside AVENUE

  Rock Hall   MD

  Notes  pool, boat ramps, slips   Last Update 1 /19/2007

  Big Run SP  State Park                  Maryland DNR
301 743-7613
Grantsville MD   21536
Route 2/4
c/o Smallwood SP
Prince Frederick     MD
With 300 acres in Garrett County, Big Run State Park offers rustic
camping opportunities with 30 unimproved campsites and a youth
group camping area. Situated at the mouth of the Savage River
Reservoir, the park is 16 miles from exit 24 of Interstate 68
Last Update    9/6/2004

  Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge       Fish and Wildlife Service FWS  e-mail


  2145 Key Wallace Drive

  Cambridge  MD 21613

    Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge, located 12 miles south of

    Cambridge, Maryland, was established in 1933 as a refuge for

    migratory waterfowl. The refuge includes more than 26,000 acres,

    composed mainly of rich tidal marsh

  Bowen WMA  Wildlife Management Area            MD DNR
301 743-5161
Magruder's Ferry Landing MD
river tidal marsh accessible only by boat

  Calvert Cliffs SP  State Park            MD DNR
301 743-7613
Scotland  MD 20687
c/o Smallwood SP Marbury 20658
Prince Frederick   MD
The cliffs which dominate the shoreline of the Chesapeake Bay for
thirty miles in Calvert County, were formed over 15 million years
ago when all of Southern Maryland was covered by a warm,
shallow sea. Over 600 species of fossils have been identified

  Canton Waterfront Park  City Park     Baltimore City Parks
Baltimore  MD
Last Update  8 /9 /2006

  Cardinal Gibbons Park  County Park    Agency:  St Mary's County Parks

  301 475-2000

  48913 Seaside Viewe Road

  Ridge MD   20680

  Notes  athletic fields, picnic   15 acres   Last Update  3 /21/2007

  Casselman River Bridge SP  State Park    Maryland DNR
301 895-5453
US Route 40
c/o New Germany SP
Grantsville  MD 21536
(4 acres. In Garrett County, east of Grantsville on U.S. Route 40.)
Astride the Casselman River just east of Grantsville stands historic Casselman River Bridge. Originally constructed in 1813-14, the fine single arch stone bridge once served the old National Road
Last Update   9/7/2004

  Catoctin Mountain Park National Park Service     NPS


  301 663-9330

  6602 Foxville Road
  Thurmont   MD  21788-1598

    In the 1930's, after years of making charcoal to fuel the iron  furnace, mountain farming, and harvesting of trees for timber, land

    was purchased to be transformed into a productive recreation area;

     helping to put people back to work during the great depression

  Cedar Lane Park  County Park    Agency: Howard County Recreation & Parks

  410 313-4626

  10745 Rte 108

  Columbia  MD

  Notes 2 areas, picnics, ball fields, tennis   100 acres    Last Update 12/28/2006

  Cedarville SF  State Forest    MD DNR
301 888-1410         888 432-CAMP
Southern MD Recreational Complex`102001Bee Oak Road
10201 Bee Oak Road
Brandywine  MD    20613 
The Piscataway Indian Tribe made this section of Southern
Maryland its winter camping ground because of the mild climate
and abundance of game. Legend says there is an Indian Burial
ground in Cedarville, but to date is has not been located.

  Chapel Point SP  State Park           MD DNR
301 743-7613
Chapel Point Road
Marbury  MD 20658
c/o Smallwood SP
La Plata    MD    20658
Chapel Point State Park is located on the beautiful Port Tobacco  River, a tributary of the Potomac River. Chapel Point is an  undeveloped multi-use park. There is a waterfront area that offers    excellent fishing. A Maryland Bay Sport Tidal License is required
Last Update     9 /7 /2004

  Cheltenham WMA  Wildlife Management Area                      MD DNR
301 743-5161
Rte 301 & Frank Tippett Rd
c/o Myrtle Grove Work Center
Upper Marlboro    MD
archery, dove hunting                        25 acres
Last Update     3 /4 /2004

  Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park
National Park Service     NPS  e-mail

  301 739-4200

  C&O Canal NHP Headquarters

  1850 Dual Highway, Suite 100

  Hagerstown   MD 21740-6620

    The C&O Canal follows the route of the Potomac River for 184.5

    miles from Washington, D.C. to Cumberland, MD.  The canal

    operated from 1828-1924 as a transportation route, primarily

    hauling coal from western Maryland to the port of Georgetown in



  Chesapeake Bay Gateways Network      National Park Service     NPS  e-mail

  800 YOUR BAY

  NPS - Chesapeake Bay Program

  410 Severn Avenue, Suite 109

  Annapolis  MD 21403

    First thoughts of the Chesapeake Bay often bring up images of

    crabs and oysters. But, as the largest estuary in North America,

    the Chesapeake Bay has touched and influenced much of the

    American story - early settlement, commerce, the military,



  Chesapeake Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve-  National Ocean Service  NOS



   Tawes State Office Building E-2z

    580 Taylor Avenue

   Annapolis  MD 21401

    The multi-component Chesapeake Bay National Estuarine

    Research Reserve-Maryland reflects the diversity of estuarine

    habitats found within the Maryland portion of the Chesapeake Bay.

  Chicamuxen WMA  Wildlife Management Area           MD DNR  310 743-5161
Rt 224
Mason Springs     MD
marshlands & uplands along creek              381 acres

  Clara Barton National Historic Site         National Park Service     NPS


  301 492-6245

  Clara Barton National Historic Site

  5801 Oxford Road

  Glen Echo  MD 20812

    "Their first view of the home was the fluttering of the United States

    flag from the tall flagpole above the house, and next, the Red

    Cross flag floating in the breeze over the central door, which was  

    thrown hospitably open to receive the guests."

  Cove Point Park  County Park   Calvert County P&R
Last Update  8 /24/2006

Cunningham Falls SP  State Park                 Maryland DNR
301 271-7574
14039 Catoctin Hollow Road
Thurmont  MD 21788
Cunningham Falls State Park, located in the Catoctin Mountains,  is known for its history and scenic beauty, as well as its 78-foot cascading waterfall. The Falls is located one half mile from the lake in the Houck Area via the Falls Trail.

  Dan's Mountain SP  State Park                    Maryland DNR
301 777-2139
Maryland SR36
c/o Rocky Gap SP, Flintstone 

  Lonaconing MD 21539

    Dans Mountain State Park is a day use park with rugged mountain

     terrain, and an Olympic-size pool and waterslide. Nearby, Dans

    Rock Overlook affords a panoramic view of the surrounding region

    from a height of 2,898 feet. This is a Maryland State Park.

  Deep Creek Lake SP  State Park                    Maryland DNR
301 387-4111
898 State Park Road
Swanton        MD    21561
Deep Creek Lake State Park lies just west of the Allegheny Front  on a large plateau known as the Tablelands or Allegany Highlands. Its location at the southernmost end of Meadow Mountain places it west of the Eastern Continental Divide
  Last Update    4 /16/2004

  Dierson WMA  Wildlife Management Area                MD DNR
410 356-9772
C&O Canal Towpath
c/o Gwynnbrook Work Center
Montgomery County MD
40 acres  Last Update    3 /17/2004

  Downs Park  County Park    Anne Arundel County Recreation
410 222-6230
8311 John Downs Loop
Pasadena  MD  21122
Notes  on Chesapeake Bay, 245 acres   Last Update  7 /25/2006

  Earlville WMA   Wildlife Management Area  MD DNR
410 356-9272
Fingerboard School House Road
Earlville  MD
195 acres
Last Update    3 /29/2004

  Eastern Neck National Wildlife Refuge    Fish and Wildlife Service FWS  e-mail


  1730 Eastern Neck Road

  Rock Hall  MD 21661

    Eastern Neck National Wildlife Refuge is a 2286-acre island

    located at the confluence of the Chester River and the Chesapeake Bay.  Established in 1962 as a sanctuary for migratory birds, Eastern Neck NWR provides natural habitat for over 240 bird



  Elk Neck SP  State Park                  Maryland DNR
410 287-5333

  North East  MD 21901

    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
Last Update    4 /16/2004



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