West and Rhode Riverkeeper

We work with our community to enforce environmental law, to
promote restoration, and to advocate for better environmental policy.
Contact us: 410-867-7171  ♦  4800 Atwell Rd, #6, Shady Side, MD 20764

Franklin Point State Park Season Opener

fpsp-kayakSeason Opener of Franklin Point State Park

Explore the new Franklin Point State Park on Sunday, March 20, 2016, from noon to 4 p.m. with the West & Rhode Riverkeeper and the Water Access Committee.

Maryland’s newest state park is 477 beautiful acres right on the Chesapeake Bay between Shady Side and Deale. Formerly the site of Deep Creek Airport, this rustic park now has marsh, forest, meadow and a sandy bay shoreline. Discover the park on your own or join volunteers at the Dent Road entrance for hikes atnoon and 2 p.m. Bring your binoculars -- birds abound!

Click here for park info & access.