Tuckahoe State Park13070 Crouse Mill RoadQueen Anne, MD 21657
Tuckahoe State Park is located approximately 35 miles east of the Bay Bridge, just off MD Rt. 404, on Maryland's Eastern Shore. Travel east on Rt. 50/301 across the Bay Bridge. Rt. 50/301 splits, bear to the right on Rt. 50. Make a left at the intersection of Rt. 50 and Rt. 404. Go approximately 8 miles until you come to the intersection of Rt. 404 and Rt. 480. Make a left on Rt. 480. To your immediate left take Eveland Road. Once on Eveland Road follow directional signs to area of choice.
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Certain activities are permitted outside of the regular park hours (e.g. fishing, boat launch, hunting where permitted). Please check with the park before your visit if you plan to engage in an activity which requires you to be in the park before or after the posted hours.
Tuckahoe Creek, a quiet country stream bordered for most of its length by wooded marshlands, runs through the length of the park. A 60-acre lake offers boating and fishing. The park offers 20 miles of scenic hiking, biking and equestrian trails, flat water canoeing, hunting, picnicking, as well as a recycled tire playground for children. The park offers activities and special events on a seasonal basis. Activities include day camps, canoe trips, Scales & Tales presentations and displays, and Challenge Course programs. Each weekend, Memorial Day through Labor Day, park staff offer a number of free family activities. Check out flyers posted throughout the park or call the park office for more details.
Tuckahoe State Park celebrates Halloween on October 31st with a campsite decorating contest. Weekend festivities continue on November 1st with Family Fun Day on the challenge course, which includes a rock wall, tube net and zip line.
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Maryland Park Service recently finalized the dates for waterfowl hunting for migratory Canada geese at Tuckahoe State Park. As in the past, hunting will be by permit only.
This year’s dates for migratory Canada goose hunts are Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from November 22-27, 2014 and December 16, 2014 to February 3, 2015 (excluding Christmas Day). All goose hunting permits will be issued through a lottery drawing. Goose hunting applications must be received at the Tuckahoe State Park office by the close of business (4:30 p.m.) on October 17, 2014. Permits will be selected by random drawing on October 21, 2014 at 1 p.m.
Completed applications should be mailed along with a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Tuckahoe State Park, 13070 Crouse Mill Road, Queen Anne, MD 21657. Only one application per hunter is permitted. Permit recipients will be notified of their hunting date and pit location by mail; results of the drawing will not be given out over the telephone.
For more information or details, contact the Tuckahoe State Park office at (410) 820-1668, Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.
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Many Maryland State Parks have been approved as partners of Maryland Green Travel, a free and voluntary self-certification program that promotes and recognizes sustainable environmental practices by businesses in the tourism industry. These practices include energy efficiency, waste reduction, recycling and water conservation methods.
Click on this link to view the green profile and the list of sustainable practices for Tuckahoe State Park.
Tuckahoe State Park is supported by a Maryland Conservation Corps Program. The Maryland Conservation Corps (MCC) is an AmeriCorps program that engages young adults, ages 17-25, who want to dedicate a year of service to natural resource conservation. Over a ten to 11-month period, MCC members work as crews to complete 1,700 hours of service. Conservation service activities include: trail maintenance, environmental education, stream & wetland restoration, park facility improvements, invasive species removal and Bay grass planting. Extensive member training is provided, including: First Responder certification, Wildland Fire Fighting certification, Search and Rescue certification, Park Operations, Environmental Education and Interpretation, Chainsaw Safety, Leave No Trace and Canoe Trip Leading.
No minimum qualifications are required other than transportation to the designated job site and a desire to serve. Low-cost State Housing is available at certain crew sites. Benefits include a living allowance of $7.25/hour, health care benefits, child care assistance (if eligible) and a $5,550 education scholarship award for those members that complete 1,700 hours of service. MCC employs a Zero Tolerance Policy for any member who uses alcohol or illegal drugs while attending an MCC project, training or event.
For more information or to apply, contact the park manager or download an application from the Maryland Department of Natural Resource’s Maryland Conservation Corps website.
Tuckahoe State Park offers accessible picnic areas, hunting, visitors' center, playgrounds, restrooms and campground facilities. For additional accessible amenities in Maryland State Forests and Parks, visit the Accessibility For All section of this website.
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