Breezy Point Beach is the place to go on the Chesapeake Bay if you want a wide-open swimming beach with easy access on the Western Shore. This beach has nearby parking, full facilities and lifeguards. A section of the water is netted off to prevent jellyfish.
Address: 5300 Breezy Point Road, Chesapeake Beach, MD
What’s At Breezy Point Beach?
- Public beach
- Full facilities (restrooms, showers)
- Food stand
- Picnic facilities & playground
- Net in water to block jellyfish
- Fee to enter park
Breezy Point Beach is a half-mile-long stretch of groomed sand facing east across the Chesapeake Bay. The main swimming area has a net surrounding it in the water to keep out nettles and other critters.
The beach also has a 200-foot fishing pier. Several volleyball nets stand ready.
The facilities include a full bath-house & changing rooms, as well as a refreshment stand.
Just off the beach is a large picnic area shaded by cedar trees. It has picnic tables, grills, and playground equipment.
Calvert County acquired the beach and attached campground in 1995. The county maintains about 60 parking spaces at Breezy Point Beach, but they’ll park more cars in the grass.
The gates will close when parking is full, but that rarely happens on regular summer days. Holidays and very hot days are different. The parking lot fills by noon.
“Based on recent experience and visitation trends, and depending on good weather, Breezy Point Beach and Campground will fill to capacity and close on Memorial Day and Fourth of July holiday weekends, Labor Day weekend and likely to fill many other weekends during the course of the season. Please take this into consideration when planning your outing.”
If you’re meeting a bunch of people there, make sure you show up together or those who arrive later may not be able to get in to join you.
Breezy Point Beach is south of Chesapeake Beach, Maryland.
There is an entrance fee and hours vary depending on the time of year.
And, no pets are allowed at Breezy Point Beach and Campground.