Matapeake Clubhouse & Beach

Located on the Chesapeake Bay on Kent Island, Maryland, the grounds include a public swimming beach, an outdoor amphitheater, family picnic area and trails through the surrounding woods, with views of the Bay Bridge.  The beach is open sun rise to sun set daily, except when posted closed for a special event in the evening.

Dog Beach at Matapeake Park

Yes, there is a lovely spot where you may take your dog for a swim! A winding trail through the woods ends at the Dog Beach, on the sandy banks of Chesapeake Bay. Parking is located at the Matapeake Clubhouse and Public Beach lot, however, pets are not allowed at the clubhouse, its lawn, or the public beach. The pet trail begins at the fence that borders the rear of the clubhouse. Enjoy your visit and please bring along a plastic bag to clean up after your pet to ensure that this park stays open and available to dog lovers, while not posing a public health issue for the families using the public beach.

Directions to Matapeake Clubhouse and Public Beach

From Annapolis: Take US 50/301 East towards the Bay Bridge Cross the Bay Bridge and take the first exit – Exit 37 Romancoke/Stevensville Make a right onto Romancoke Road (Route 8 S) Proceed approximately 2.3 miles and turn right on Sonny Shultz Blvd Proceed approximately 0.2 mile to the Matapeake Beach and Clubhouse parking lot. From Easton: Take US 50/301 West towards the Bay Bridge Take Exit 37 Romancoke/Stevensville (Last exit before crossing the Bay Bridge) Make a left onto Romancoke Road (Route 8 S) Proceed approximately 2.3 miles and turn right on Sonny Shultz Blvd Proceed approximately 0.2 mile to the Matapeake Beach and Clubhouse parking lot.
Matapeake Map
Map showing Clubhouse

Parks & Recreation Department

CONTACT INFORMATION

Queen Anne’s County Parks & Recreation
1945 4-H Park Road
410-758-0835
443-262-4673 (fax)

Office Hours: 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM Monday-Friday

Parks/Maintenance Office: 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM Monday-Friday

Queen Anne’s County Government
107 N. Liberty St.
Centreville, MD 21617
410-758-4035
www.QAC.org