Take a walk through time to the bank of the Potomac River

view of a footpath and an historic chimney
The Chiles homesite illustrates one of several historic periods associated with Douglas Point Special Recreation Management Area.

NPS photo/Donald E Briggs

Douglas Point Special Recreation Management Area is one of the last undeveloped tracts along the Potomac River and includes a magnificent hardwood forest, remnants of an historic home, a site of a Civil War encampment, habitat for a wide variety of terrestrial and aquatic species, unique wetlands and the evolving ecosystem associated with the shipwrecks in Mallows Bay.
On a leash. 
Entrance fees may apply, see Fees & Passes information.
On the Potomac River in Charles County, Maryland. 

Last updated: February 22, 2018