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Terrapin Beach Park

191 Log Canoe Cir, Stevensville, Kent Island, MD 21666-2127
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Looking for seaglass

With visitors from out of state, we decided to take them for a walk and look for sea glass. The... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
via mobile
Cute, tucked-away trail and beach right over the Chesapeake Bay Bridge!

Directions to park were hard to follow on Waze. Put in 191 or 199 Log Canoe Circle in Waze and that... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2017
Germantown, Maryland
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  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
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“cross island” (10 reviews)
“bay bridge” (18 reviews)
“nice walk” (6 reviews)
191 Log Canoe Cir, Stevensville, Kent Island, MD 21666-2127
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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

With visitors from out of state, we decided to take them for a walk and look for sea glass. The walk was nice with a great view of the bay. I do recommend wearing shoes and watch for snakes. Thy were able to find various...More

1  Thank Lickcreek
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Directions to park were hard to follow on Waze. Put in 191 or 199 Log Canoe Circle in Waze and that will bring you to an entrance right in the middle of an industrial park!! The sign says Terrapin Nature Area. Find a parking space...More

Thank 135sue
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Really pretty trail and beach but on the day we went there were a couple of jellyfish and while most of us did not get stung my two year old did and it was not pleasant. So, if I was to go back we would...More

Thank Alice C
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Exit for park is on Kent Island right after or right before you cross the Chesapeake Bay bridge. Signage/markers guiding to the park could be better once you get off the main exit as you end up in a small business park and just need...More

Thank jeff84deb
Reviewed 28 July 2017

My husband is training for a marathon, so while he ran, I biked and enjoyed the views! Great place to get some exercise while vacationing.

Thank Kathy B
Reviewed 25 July 2017

It was a very hot, scorching day when we discovered this hidden gem. Before traveling to the area my friend and I checked out the area. It's a totally new area for us to adventure, so we had read and liked what we read about...More

Thank Mary C
Reviewed 10 July 2017

If you just want to hang out for the day with kids and dogs this is the place for you! You can see the bay bridge from the beach. It's shallow water so it's safe for people who don't know how to swim. There's about...More

Thank Custer2013
Reviewed 6 July 2017

the park does not appear to be highly used. the small parking lot suggested that from the start. several easy, dog friendly trails lace the park with one ending at the bay with a narrow sand beach. for a nature park we would like to...More

Thank worldexplorer53
Reviewed 24 June 2017

We stopped at the park on our way to St. Michaels. It has three trails that you can follow to the shore where there is a small beach. You can see the Bay Bridge from there and just enjoy the surroundings. Bring a picnic and...More

Thank Nurps
Reviewed 5 June 2017

This trail was wonderful for running while we were on vacation. The beach run is spectacular!!! Safe, dog friendly, wonderful!

Thank seiffertfamily
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Jenna S
29 March 2017|
Response from 3Merks | Reviewed this property |
Terrapin is a great natural area, you will have to walk about a half mile to get to the beach. You may also want to check out Mattapeake beach on route 8 south of route 50. Both will offer great backdrops for family pics. If... More
26 July 2016|
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Response from Michael U | Reviewed this property |
I think technically it's an on-leash beach but it's pretty quiet during the weekdays. If you google Queen Anne Dog Beach you'll find information on Matapeake. Matapeake is certainly an off-leash dog beach. Good luck!