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Point Lookout State Park Swimming Area Reopened
SCOTLAND, MD — The Maryland Park Service today announced that the swimming area at Point Lookout State Park has been reopened. The St. Mary’s County Health Department lifted the advisory against swimming in that area at noon today after it received good results from a water quality resampling done on Tuesday. Routine sampling will continue throughout the summer.
Any questions should be directed to the St. Mary’s County Health Department, 301-475-4318.
The Maryland Park Service, a division of the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR), oversees 48 state parks, seven natural environmental areas, and 23 natural resource management areas.
June 16, 2005
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is the state agency responsible for providing natural and living resource-related services to citizens and visitors. DNR manages more than 446,000 acres of public lands and 18,000 miles of waterways, along with Maryland's forests, fisheries and wildlife for maximum environmental, economic and quality of life benefits. A national leader in land conservation, DNR-managed parks and natural, historic and cultural resources attract 11 million visitors annually. DNR is the lead agency in Maryland's effort to restore the Chesapeake Bay, the state's number one environmental priority. Learn more at www.dnr.maryland.gov