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

Please note that minimal parking is available at this location. Additional parking is available at the Dorchester Visitor Center where the pier can be accessed via a boardwalk under US-50.

From Annapolis and points north: Take US-301 North/US-50 East towards the City of Cambridge. Just after the Choptank River Bridge, make a U-turn onto US-50 West. Take the exit for Radiance Drive. A small parking lot is on the left.

From Ocean City and points south: Take US-50 West towards the City of Cambridge. Just before the Choptank River Bridge, take the exit for Radiance Drive. A small parking lot is on the left.​


Hours of Operation:
The trails and shoreline are open from sunrise to sunset.

The Dorchester side of the fishing pier is open from 7 a.m. - sunset every day except Christmas.

The Talbot side of the pier is open from 7 a.m. - sunset every day except from November 12th - March 31st.
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Hunting Policy:
  • No Hunting

Pet Policy:
Leashed pets are allowed.
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