Bill Burton Pier State Park Information

Location:

The Bill Burton Fishing Piers are the former Route 50 bridge over the Choptank River between Dorchester and Talbot Counties. The middle portion was removed to accommodate boat traffic. There are two sides to the Bill Burton Fishing Pier, one is in Talbot County and the other is in Dorchester County

Talbot County: 29761 Bolingbroke Point Drive
Trappe, MD 21673


Dorchester County: Off of Route 50 at the intersections of Rambler Road and Radiance Drive, Cambridge MD 21613

 


Contact:

410-221-2290


Driving Directions:

​The piers are located adjacent to the current Route 50 Bridge (the Frederick C. Malkus Bridge) near Cambridge on the Eastern Shore.

Talbot County
From Annapolis and points north: Take US-301 North/US-50 East towards the Town of Cambridge. Before the Choptank River Bridge, turn left onto Bolingbroke Point Road. Continue straight. Parking is on the left.
From Ocean City and points south: Take US-50 West towards the Town of Cambridge. Go over the Choptank River Bridge and turn right onto Bolingbroke Point Road. Continue straight. Parking is on the right.

Dorchester County
From Annapolis and points north: Take US-301 North/US-50 East towards the Town of Cambridge. Just after the Choptank River Bridge, turn left onto Maryland Avenue. Turn left onto Rambler Road. Turn left onto Radiance Drive. Parking is on the right.
From Ocean City and points south: Take US-50 West towards the Town of Cambridge. Just before the Choptank River Bridge, turn right onto Maryland Avenue. Turn left onto Rambler Road. Turn left onto Radiance Drive. Parking is on the right.


Hours of Operation:

The trails and shoreline are open from sunrise to sunset.

The Dorchester side of the fishing pier is open from 7am - sunset everyday except Christmas.

The Talbot side of the pier is open from 7am - sunset everyday except Christmas and is also closed from January 1st - March 31st.


Hunting Policy:
  • No Hunting

Pet Policy:
Leashed pets are allowed on trails in the undeveloped areas. Pets are prohibited on the fishing piers for sanitary and safety reasons.