Point Lookout State Park


Point Lookout State Park
11175 Point Lookout Rd.
Scotland, MD 20687
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Recreational opportunities abound on this picturesque peninsula formed by the Chesapeake Bay and the Potomac River. Swimming, fishing, boating and camping are just a few of the activities to be enjoyed in this beautiful bay setting. This park’s peaceful surroundings belie its history as the location of a prison camp which imprisoned as many as 52,264 Confederate soldiers during the Civil War. A museum on site recounts this vivid history. A park map is available at the camp office, ranger station, headquarters,visitor center, museum, and/or camp store.