Fossil Hunting

  1. Bay Front ParkBay Front Park
    7255 Bayside Road, Chesapeake Beach, MD 20732
    Phone: 410-257-2230

    Swimming and hunting for shark teeth. Fee for non-residents during summer months.
  2. Calvert Cliffs State ParkCalvert Cliffs State Park
    10540 H.G. Trueman Road, Lusby, MD 20657
    Phone: 301-743-7613

    Excellent fossil hunting and fishing. Two-mile, 45-minute walk to the beach. Limited wheelchair access.
  3. Chesapeake Heritage and Paleontology Tours
    Phone: 443-764-0767

    Customizable, guided fossil hunting tours of the beautiful beach at Flag Ponds Nature Park and surrounding area.
  4. Flag PondsFlag Ponds Nature Park
    1525 Flag Ponds Parkway, Lusby, MD 20657
    Phone: 410-586-1477 or 410-535-5327

    Beach, hiking trails, observation platforms, wetlands boardwalk, fishing pier, visitors’ center with wildlife and fossil exhibits. Limited wheelchair access. Reservations are required for groups of 30 or more. Hours vary by season.