This scenic peninsula is a perfect place to go hiking. Whether you are looking for the perfect beach walk or a walk through the wilderness, Lookout State Park is full of marshland and native wildlife. The beachside Point Lookout State Park cabins are excellent to rent in the summer.
Go walk on this 3.6 mile looped trail and chit-chat with your fellow hikers and bikers. It is perfect for all skill levels and, along most of its length, it is within sight of the beautiful beach.
Hike for 1 mile on this grassy trail. Maybe take a peek at the wonderful Civil War Museum at the beginning of this trail. Fragrant reeds and pines run along the side the of the trail. Some of the trail is waterlogged and has a perfect view of Lake Conay at the end.
This is a great walk through marshland, full of native species and wildlife. There are over 300 species of birds alone! Dogs are allowed but cycling is rather difficult.
Visit this civil war watch post and walk amidst history. There is also a large amount of Point Lookout State Park hotels for business travelers
Visit the lighthouse that was first created in 1830. It survived the civil war and there was even a prison camp right outside its doors. There have been rumors of paranormal activities that you can regale your children with. The lighthouse itself is only open during special events.
Learn about the local history of Scotland Maryland during the Civil War. There are exhibits about the battle, about the local environment, and the history of prisoners. Take the walk through this quaint little museum and wander with your family amidst the artifacts.
Take your family to one of the three fishing areas that are open 24/7. The 710 foot fishing pier is a treat and bountiful with various types of fish. You will require a fishing license and the needed stamps.
Watch out for songbirds, raptors, and the local shorebirds. You can even see some Purple Sandpiper at the jetties. Another great location is the Sandbar at Tanners Creek.