Charles County, Maryland

Mount Aventine, Chapman State Park

Mount Aventine, Chapman State Park

Only half an hour from the nation's Capital, but a world away, Chapman State Park is one of the largest (2,100 acres) protected areas on the Maryland shore of the Potomac.  With its antebellum manor house, Mount Aventine, unparalleled river views, hiking trails, a remarkable range of plant and animal habitats, the Park is guaranteed to capture the imagination of history buffs, naturalists, birders, hikers, anglers, and photographers alike.  Designated areas of Chapman State Park offer managed and in-season hunting opportunities.

Enjoy the Park; leave no trace.  Leashed dogs are permitted.

For more information about the Park, check the Department of Natural Resources website, www.dnr.state.md.us

Days/Hours of Operation:

The park is open dawn to dusk for walk-in visitors; please check the website for special events www.friendsofchapmansp.org
Mount Aventine Open House - The Friends of Chapman State Park host an open house on the second Sunday of each month between April and October. These open houses feature guided nature walks, history presentations, and children’s activities.



3452 Ferry Place
Indian Head, MD 20640
(301) 743-7613