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Flag Ponds Nature Park

1525 Flag Ponds Parkway, Lusby, MD 20657
+1 410-535-5327
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Fossil and Shark Teeth Hunt Adventure Package with Lunch and Dinner
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1525 Flag Ponds Parkway, Lusby, MD 20657
+1 410-535-5327
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Reviewed 22 April 2017

Lovely county park. You park and walk to the beautiful beach. Lots of other trails. Closes early-at 5:30 we were herded off beach by employees. You can see nuclear power plant from beach.

Thank VegGardenPro
Reviewed 31 March 2017

We spent a Saturday afternoon here on a beautiful Spring day-low 70's and sunny weather. The parking lot was full, with only one other spot remaining. There is a 10 minute walk from the parking lot down to the beach area. At that time of...More

Thank katec
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Tucked away in Calvert County with cliffs! This seems to be a shark-tooth-hunter paradise as well as other fossils with the beach, the cliffs and the ponds. We've always enjoyed exploring the exposed sandbars at low tide and searching for a few shells (most of...More

Thank happywaterdog
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

The half mile trail to the beach is an easy walk on a gravel road. Restrooms available on the trail. The beach has an abundance of shells washed up from the surf, so not a smooth surface, but it was a nice visit.

Thank Jeff W
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

I liked this.place. Right on the Bay and the beach is clean. Plenty of room. Bathrooms were filthy. Plenty of small shark teeth if you take the time. Looked like the fiahing was good there too

Thank David N
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Had a great time here. Metal detecting allowed on the beaches here. Restrooms clean & there is a shower area to rinse off feet & shoes. Much easier walk. Did find some shark teeth here also.

Thank PaBirddog
Reviewed 22 August 2016

We visited Flag Ponds Nature Park during our recent trip to the Washington, DC area. We wanted to take a break from visiting all of the museums and monuments, and Flag Ponds seemed like a great spot. We were not disappointed. The entrance fee of...More

2  Thank Linda_in_Wisconsin
Reviewed 9 August 2016

my whole family loved this park. There is a short half mile hike to the beach through a lovely forest. The beach is nice and clean. The sand is fairly rough, full of broken shells and rocks, but that is the appeal. My kids loved...More

Thank Heidi S
Reviewed 1 August 2016

We come to Flag Ponds Nature Park to 1. look for shark teeth and 2. have beachy sand fun. The reality is that if you are lugging a lot of beach things and have several small children with you, this is not the easiest beach...More

Thank crayolabird
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

This is our easy fix when we need to stay in the DC area but want a fun beach. It's only an hour and a half away and the beach is usually warm and there's plenty of room. It's very close to Calvert Cliffs state...More

1  Thank Sara_sakflva
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Michael J
We tried to go there this morning & we were told it is not open until memorial day weekend. Yet someone just reviewed it 2 days ago. What gives??
28 April 2016|
Response from dragon1872002 | Reviewed this property |
That doesn't make any sense, I was just there this past Friday and Saturday. Friday it was free to get in Saturday I had to pay $3. The only part that I know it's closed is Breezy Point and that's near Bayfront Park. Hope... More
David M
Can you metal detector on the beach this time of year
28 December 2015|
Response from Bill T | Reviewed this property |
According to the Calvert County web link for Flag Ponds, metal detection is allowed on the beach only.
Is this beach pet friendly?
28 July 2015|
Response from HilaireH116 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it is. When we visited last month, we noted that several couples and families brought their dogs with them.