Calvert Cliffs State Park is a public recreation area in Lusby, Calvert County, Maryland, that protects a portion of cliffs that extend for 24 miles along the eastern flank of the Calvert Peninsula on the west side of Chesapeake Bay from Chesapeake Beach southward to Drum Point. The state park is known for the abundance of mainly Middle Miocene sub-epoch fossils that can be found on the shoreline.Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Calvert Cliffs State Park by using our Lusby trip itinerary planner.
Calvert Cliffs State Park Reviews
We visited Calvert Cliffs State Park to take a hike and comb the beach for shark teeth. While we didn’t find anything on the beach, the hike was nice and relatively flat on the red trail. There are a.... more »
Over Thanksgiving we stayed in Southern MD and went to Calvert Cliffs State Park. Although it was windy on the beach, the walk to the beach was lovely. One small part of the boardwalk had some... more »
Above average destination for where it is. There is a 1.8 miles hike for the parking area to the waterfront, through some pretty neat beaver generated wetlands. The waterfront is okay. Don’t know if I would swim or play in the water, but apparently there are lots of shark teeth around. I will probably go back at some point, but if I was looking for water fun, I would just complete the trip to Assateague next time. Hope this review was useful. Cheers.
Excellent park! Very helpful rangers. You should plan better than I did for the 2 mi hike to the beach from the parking area. (Just didn't do my research!) There are several hiking trails that are great. Beach is clean and water calm.
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