Martinak State Park

ReservationsPond in Martinak State Park

Contact: 410-820-1668
E-mail Tuckahoe State Park

Caroline County

Location: Two miles east of Denton, off Rte. 404, on Deep Shore Road

Hours: Sunrise to Sunset

George Martinak deeded this land of forests, fields and marsh to the state in 1961 for preservation as a recreational facility and a natural area for the enjoyment of all. Bordered by the Choptank River and Watts Creek, this area supports a wide variety of plant and animal life. Anglers may enjoy the opportunity to catch bass, perch, sunfish and catfish.

The park is located with a hardwood and pine forests on the Choptank River and Watts Creek. Modern campsites and boating access are available. Amenities include hiking trails, playground, shelters and a nature center. Pets are allowed in all areas of the park except the shelter and cabins.


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​Featured Program: Healthy Parks, Healthy People

 "Healthy Parks Healthy People" is a program designed to encourage physical activity in the beautiful parks of Caroline County and western Maryland. Department staff encourage healthcare providers to give their patients a prescription to increase physical activity and take part in programs offered at nearby State parks. Partners also include local Health Departments.

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