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2014 Reservation/Transaction Fees:

In addition to the park facility use fee, there is a nightly reservation/transaction fee. Internet reservations, the per night fee is $4.56. Call Center, the per night fee is $4.61. Walk-In transactions at the park, the per night fee is $4.51. Reservation/Transaction Fees are Non-Refundable.


SMALLWOOD STATE PARK, MD

Status: Open through Sun Oct 26 2014
Max reservation window: Fri Aug 28 2015

Description

Fishermen's paradise! Located on Mattawoman Creek, a tributary of the Potomac River, Smallwood State Park offers a unique mix of history and unsurpassed boating conveniences. This park was named after General William Smallwood, a Revolutionary War officer and fourth governor of Maryland. His plantation house, Smallwood's Retreat, has been restored and open to visitors. The 628-acre park offers a 50-boat slip marina, boat launching ramps, picnic and camping areas, pavilions, a recycled tire playground and nature trails.

Services & Amenities:

Within Facility
  • Amphitheater
  • Art & Museum
  • Biking
  • Boating
  • Campstore
  • Canoeing
  • Comfort Station
  • Dump Station
  • Firewood
  • Fishing
  • Handicap Access
  • Hiking
  • Historic Sites
  • Hot Showers
  • Interpretive Walks, Self
  • Parking
  • Picnic Tables
  • Playground
  • Ranger Station
  • Recreation Programs
  • Restrooms
  • Vending Machines

Alerts and Important Information

PET POLICY:
Smallwood State Park

  • Pets allowed in campground.
  • Pets NOT allowed in or around camper cabins and at youth group camping area.
  • Pets allowed in all day-use areas.
  • Additional Pet Policy Information can be found at:
    http://dnr2.maryland.gov/Publiclands/Pages/pets.aspx

    ALCOHOL POLICY:

    The consumption or possession of an open container of an alcoholic beverage will be prohibited in all state park areas with the exception of interior areas of full-service cabins and motorhomes.

    Alcohol permits will only be issued through a reservation for a designated shelter, or other approved facility. A $35 fee will be charged for each alcohol permit and must be obtained 1-day out prior to arrival. Permits may be revoked for cause by Park Manager, their designee or a Natural Resources Police Officer.

    Internet shelter reservations requiring an alcohol permit will need to contact the Call Center at 1-888-432-2267, Mon-Fri, 8 am - 8 pm to make your reservation.

    For additional alcohol policy information, visit our web site at:
    http://dnr2.maryland.gov/Publiclands/Pages/alcoholfaq.aspx

    Getting There:

    GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
    38.55639, -77.18528
    38°33'23"N, 77°11'7"W

    From capital Beltway ( Route 495/95) take Indian Head Highway (Route 210) South 25 miles. Left on Route 225 at Smallwood Middle School 1.5 miles. Right on Route 224 3.5 miles. Right at new park entrance.

    Contact Information:

    Mailing Address:

    SMALLWOOD STATE PARK
    2750 SWEDEN POINT RD
    MARBURY  MD  20658

    Phone Number:

    Information:  3017437613
    Photo: SMALLWOOD STATE PARK