Sassafras Natural Resources Management Area

Knock's Folly Visitor CenterReservations

Contact: 410-820-1668

​​​Kent County

Knock's Folly Visitor Center
13761 Turners Creek Road
Kennedyville MD 21645

Hours: Sunrise to Sunset

Sassafras Natural Resources Management Area is located along the scenic banks of the Sassafras River and Turner's Creek in Kent County and operated by the Maryland Park Service. The area is noted for spectacular views of the Sassafras River and Chesapeake Bay from the high banks that face toward the South. Hiking, mountain biking and equestrian trail riding are popular activities. Birding enthusiasts will also find a surprising mix of songbirds, waterfowl and raptors on their visit. For history buffs, Knock's Folly Visitor Center features exhibits highlighting the history of the farming community, the local Native American Tockwogh tribe, Captain John Smith's visit to the Turner's Creek area and the rich natural history and wildlife of the Sassafras area.