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Elk Neck State Park

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Great views

There are great scenic views of the Chesapeake Bay while walking the trail to the lighthouse and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Wilmington, Delaware
Cute lighthouse

Super easy walk to the lighthouse. The views at the bluff were beautiful. Did not spend time in... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2018
Tuckerton, New Jersey
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  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
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“chesapeake bay”(28 reviews)
“turkey point”(21 reviews)
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are great scenic views of the Chesapeake Bay while walking the trail to the lighthouse and even better scenic views once you get there. It’s a dirt/gravel parking lot and then nearly a mile long trail near the bay to get to the lighthouse....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Must see. Very quiet are, everything is clean and taken good care of. There is a 0.8 mile walk from the parking lot to the lighthouse. The view is fantastic!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank kalamatian0s
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Super easy walk to the lighthouse. The views at the bluff were beautiful. Did not spend time in the actual park because it was a $5.00 day pass and we arrived late in the day..

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kbron2
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

This is a great place for a casual stroll. Once you get to the lighthouse you can sit and look over out into the bay and the sight is beautiful. My kids LOVE visiting the lighthouse!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank U8090AGdonnas
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

I haven’t camped in Elk Neck State Park in over 25 yrs. My parents would bring me camping here when I was a kid. After a friend of mine gave me a tent I figured we’d come see how things changed. As far as I...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lifesabeach83
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Another incredible Maryland State Park - this one featuring a large trail system that features some of the most wonderful views of the Chesapeake Bay that are to be had. The trails here seem endless and go from one visual Gem to another. One may...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank 962anthonyp
Reviewed 16 August 2018

Off of I-95, exit 100 (Route 272), this park is only 13 miles south of I-95 on Route 272. Get here early so you can park. Walk through the gate and just about a mile up the path, you will find the Turkey Point Light...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank SpanishteacherMD
Reviewed 7 August 2018

I'm a biased reviewer by any measure since I am a volunteer docent there every third Sunday. Its a cool place where you can picnic or fly your kites and drones and there is supposed to be a geocache down there. The 1833 US flag...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank tbanzai
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Elk Neck State Park is beautiful. To get to the lighthouse you have to walk a mile path which is okay for adults but not that fun for kids. There is nothing to do at the lighthouse but take pictures. North East beach and swimming...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank DarinL
Reviewed 4 August 2018

Great please to visit with family and friends if you like to see the bay. You will know more about history in this place. Take some picture and claim up the lighthouse to see the view of the Bay

Date of experience: August 2018
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16 October 2018|
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Response from SpanishteacherMD | Reviewed this property |
Probably within the next week or two, I would guess.
5 March 2018|
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Response from O7918XPandread | Reviewed this property |
The Maryland leash law applies to this park. If you go online and Google dog parks or dog beaches in Maryland (or by county), you will find plenty of areas to take your dog(s) and let them run loose.