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Fort Smallwood Park

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Address: 9500 Fort Smallwood Road, Pasadena, MD 21122
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410-222-0087
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A great place for observing the fall hawk migration.

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Fort Smallwood park is awesome. There is something for everyone. Fishing, trails, nature center, basketball, tennis, and track. Beautiful sunsets and safe environment. Awesome... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Kenyetta R
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fort Smallwood park is awesome. There is something for everyone. Fishing, trails, nature center, basketball, tennis, and track. Beautiful sunsets and safe environment. Awesome free library at the playground. Bring your family out for a good free time.

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Thank Kenyetta R
Pasadena, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This wonderful county park has been renovated over the past few years and now is a real gem! Walking/biking trails along the river and bay, even public boat ramps. Playground, basketball courts, and bathrooms. Park is kept very clean. Just a great place to spend an afternoon!

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Pasadena MD
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Fort Smallwood is a small but nice family park. It has a great playground for kids with great water views. There are picnic tables here and there (not tons of them) and a few gazebos. But you can fish off the banks and a pier! Also there is now a really nice boat ramp which is at the mouth of... More 

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Pasadena, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

The park is not as large as Downs Park but they have swimming and a large pier for fishing and crabing. They also have an area where you can put your boat into the water.

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Pasadena, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Finally, a public boat ramp in North aa county. $6 park fee per car, + $4 to use the ramp. Clean secure parking with rest rooms and new fishing pier.

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Thank Joe-Lenda
Pasadena, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

This park is where the Patapsco River joins the Bay, and you can view freighters making their way into Baltimore Harbor, as well as recreational boats. Typically it is breezy there, and there are lovely waves. There is a small beach area at which now they allow swimming, though no lifeguard. There are many picnic tables, and a large playground.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Ft Smallwood has been around for years.. The walking paths are good and used by numerous folks daily..the park recentley added a boat launch and fishing pier.. The county did an outstanding job with both of these. The best time is during the week as it gets very busy on the weekends..

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Annapolis, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Beautiful Park with a view of Baltimore! Brand new boat launch and swimming beach. Fort Smallwood Park’s recreational amenities include a 380-foot fishing pier, children’s playground, historic gun battery and barracks, walking trails, beaches, pond and volleyball courts. Great place for birding! Wonderful history of the park- Fort Smallwood was a sea coast defense built in the late 1880's to... More 

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Annapolis, Maryland
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2015

This park is in a beautiful location overlooking the water, unfortunately, is is under construction, There are barriers all over the place. I was there on a Thursday and nothing was happening so I don't know when it will be useful. If you just want to sit in you car and look at the water it is a fine place,... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2014

I have been going to Ft. Smallwood Park all my life. Since Anne Arundel County Parks took over a few years ago, the park has flourished. Everything has been updated to include the large fishing pier. All Anne Arundel County Parks are free to Veterans and Active Duty, just show you ID at the gate for a free pass.

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