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Progress!  We've found an Internet address for over  95% of al the State and National Parks, and most state forests and wildlife areas,  and we're adding address and contact information daily.  We're working to add  more statue and national Forests, Preserves, and Wildlife Management information (and other federal lands, like BLM and Corps of Engineers)  Details for each park remain in the future.  If you know about a property, we'll consider adding your description of up to 50 words.  We're unable to pay for this, but will gladly give authorship credit. Just drop us an e-mail.  And please, we always want to know if we've provided incorrect information, so let us know..  
 

Parks Maryland    Rocks - South Mountain

 
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  Rocks SP  State Park                 Maryland DNR
 
http://www.dnr.state.md.us/publiclands/central/rocks.html
 
410 557-7994
 
3318 Rocks Chrome Hill Road
 
Jarrettsville  MD 21084
   
The first land purchases for what is now Rocks State Park began  in 1951. Originally slated to be Deer Creek State Park, these were the first land purchases made by the State of Maryland for the express purpose of creating a park. Rocks has 855 acres
  Last Update    4 /24/2004

  Rocky Gap SP  State Park                       Maryland DNR
 
http://www.dnr.state.md.us/publiclands/western/rockygap.html
 
301 777-2139
 
12500 Pleasant Valley Road
  
Flintstone  MD 21530
   
Rocky Gap State Park encompasses over 3,000 acres of public  land for guests to enjoy. Rugged mountains surround the park which features 243 acre Lake Habeeb. The lake is fed by Rocky Gap Run which winds its way through an impressive mile long  gorge
  Last Update    4 /24/2004

  Rosaryville SP/Mount Airy Mansion
 
State Park      Maryland DNR
 
http://www.dnr.state.md.us/publiclands/southern/rosaryville.html
 
301 856-9656
 
8714 Rosaryville Road
 
Upper Marlboro  MD 20772
   
Rosaryville is a 982 acre day-use park and the location of the historic Mount Airy Mansion. Miles of trails for hiking, biking and  equestrians are available for day use.
  Last Update    4 /24/2004

  Sandy Point SP  State Park              MD DNR
 
http://www.dnr.state.md.us/publiclands/southern/sandypoint.html
 
410 974-2149
 
1100 East College Parkway
 
Annapolis  MD 21401
   
This 786 acre park on the Chesapeake Bay is celebrating 50 years. Opened onJune 25, 1952, the park offers an array of  recreational activities. These include swimming, fishing, crabbing, boating and windsurfing.
 
Last Update    9/9/2004

  Savage River SF  State Forest                 Maryland DNR
 
http://www.dnr.state.md.us/publiclands/western/savageriver.html
 
301 895-5759
 
349 Headquarters Lane
 
Grantsville MD 21536
   
Savage River State Forest, at 52,812 acres, is the largest facility in  the state forest and park system. It preserves a strategic  watershed in Garrett County. Trail maps are available at the park office, for all trails
 
Last Update    9/9/2004 

  Seneca Creek SP  State Park                     MD DNR
 
http://www.dnr.state.md.us/publiclands/central/seneca.html
 
301 924-2127
 
11950 Clopper Road
  Gaithersburg   MD 20878
   
The park, comprised of 7,000 acres, extends along 12 scenic miles of Seneca Creek, as it winds its way to the Potomac River. The Clopper Day-Use Area contains many scenic areas, including  the 90-acre Clopper Lake, surrounded by forests and fields.
 
Last Update    9/9/2004

  Smallwood SP  State Park                        MD DNR
 
http://www.dnr.state.md.us/publiclands/southern/smallwood.html
 
301 743-7613
 
2750 Sweden Point Road
  
Marbury     MD 20658
   
Smallwood was the home of General William Smallwood, a  Revolutionary War officer who was the 4th Governor of Maryland. His house, called Smallwood's Retreat, has been restored and is    open to visitors. Sweden Point Marina has 50 boat slips
  Last Update    9/9/2004

  Soldier's Delight NEA  Natural  Environment Area               MD DNR
 
http://www.dnr.state.md.us/publiclands/central/soldiers.html
 
410 922-3044
 
5100 Deer Park road
 
Owings Mills  MD 21117
   
Soldiers Delight Natural Environment Area (NEA) is comprised of 1,900 acres of serpentine barren. The area has over 39 rare, threatened, or endangered plant species as well as rare insects,  rocks and minerals. Rare grassland plant species are threatened
 
Last Update     9 /9 /2004

  South Mountain SP  State Park                      MD DNR
 
http://www.dnr.state.md.us/publiclands/western/southmountain.html
 
301 791-4767
 
Boonsboro  MD 21713
 
This historic park has over 10,000 acres for year-round hiking along the Appalachian Trail. South Mountain, a ridge composed largely of resistant quartzite, posed a formidable obstacle to the early settlers until 1755 when General Edward Braddock
 
Last Update    9/9/2004

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