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Current Beach Water Quality Conditions

Before you visit Maryland beaches, check the status, advisories and rainfall data. ​​​​Sign up for updates too!​​​​​

Newtowne Neck State Park

Help Shape Future of Newtowne Neck State Park

Public input needed on 3 draft plans detailing the future design & use of Newtowne Neck State Park.

Eastern Garter Snake courtesy of John White

Spot a Snake

​Have something slithering through your garden and want to know what it is? Check out DNR’s snake ID to learn about Maryland’s 27 snake species.

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Hunting & Trapping Guide 2015-2016 Hunting & Trapping Guide Now Available Online!