Flag Ponds Nature Park, Lusby

#1 of 9 in Outdoors in Calvert County
Flag Ponds Nature Park highlights include fossil displays, beach combing on a sandy natural beach, fossil hunting, fishing pier, hiking, nature study, educational programs & camps, bird watching, picnicking, In the winter, limited hunting (permits through Maryland DNR) is allowed. Environmental education programs, land preservation, and stewardship activities are supported by the Calvert Nature Society.

Calvert Nature Society is dedicated to the protection and preservation of Calvert County’s natural heritage and the creation of an environmentally literate and aware community. We provide opportunities for appreciation and understanding of our natural world through our outreach initiatives and in support of the mission of the Calvert County Natural Resources Division. The Society is a 501(c)3 organization.
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  • Excellent site for a reasonably athletic hike. Go from the bay to the forest in this state park. With 5-6 miles of trails to cover, some hills, a beach, and some great views, this makes for a good aft...  more »
  • Skip calvert cliffs and come here! I’ve been taking my dogs here for years. Take a backpack with some water and snacks. We usually do a hike then head to the beach. Dogs are required to be on leashes....  more »
  • Beautiful park! Great staff and a very nice walk out to the beaches. If you have small children I'd recommend this place over the neighboring Calvert Cliffs (which is also beautiful but has a 2 mile hike, each way).
  • Don't have enough amazing things to say about this park. Absolutely beautiful. Fossil hunting, pet friendly, family friendly. Pristine. Quiet. Can get busy on holidays but other than that- very quiet and peaceful. Beautiful views. We love it here.

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