Beverly Triton Nature Park

Situated on the Chesapeake Bay, Beverly Triton Nature Park offers passive recreation, such as walking trails, cartop boat launch and fishing.

Beverly Triton Nature Park Entrance Fee

Starting November 27, 2023, Beverly Triton Nature Park will begin charging an entrance fee for all vehicles entering the park. Those walking or biking into the park may enter for free. See the Park Fees tab in the General Information below.


Beverly Triton Nature Park is located in Edgewater, Maryland on the Chesapeake Bay. Sandwiched between the South and Rhode River, Beverly Triton offers scenic views and a mile of natural shoreline. The park is home to the many creatures who depend on the Chesapeake Bay shoreline for their livelihood.  
  
Not only does Beverly Triton Nature Park offer amazing access to the Chesapeake Bay, it also has five miles of natural trails that weave along the shoreline, into the forest, and around brackish ponds.


  • Open 7 days a week from 7 a.m. until Dusk 
  • Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Day
Daily Entry Fees
Daily Pass:$6.00 per vehicle
Daily Pass - Physically Challenged: * $5.00 per vehicle (MVA handicapped tags or hanging permit required)
* Handicap discount does not apply to bus entries.
Daily Pass - Service Connected: Free per vehicle (Military Individuals, Veterans and their Families - Services connected I.D. required)
Annual Passes
Annual Pass - AACo Resident:$30.00
Annual Pass - Non-County Resident:$40.00
Senior Pass - 60 and up:$40.00
  • No Buss Parking is Available 
  • Cash and Credit Cards Accepted
Get your Daily Pass, Annual Pass or Senior Pass at one of Anne Arundel County's regional parks (Beverly Triton Nature Park, Downs Park, Fort Smallwood Park, Kinder Farm Park, and Quiet Waters Park) at YourPassNow.com. All passes at our regional parks can be purchased here prior to arriving at the park. With an annual pass you may explore and enjoy the four regional parks as often as you'd like for a single annual fee. Passes for regional parks are also available for purchase from the park gatehouses.
 
Vehicles entering the park must either display a valid annual/senior pass or pay the daily pass fees. The annual permit is a small sticker which is permanently affixed to the driver's side front bumper of the vehicle, drivers side window or the inside frame of the driver's side door. Persons age 60 and over may obtain a senior pass which is a card that must be shown along with valid ID to gain vehicle entry. A pass is valid for one parking space at a regional park and are not transferable.
 
Replacement Permits: $3.00 per vehicle 
If your vehicle is sold or involved in an accident and the current year parking permit sticker needs to be replaced, remove the parking permit sticker from the vehicle and return it to the park office to receive a replacement. Replacement senior passes are also available in the event of loss or significant damage. Applications for replacement senior passes must be obtained and submitted to the park where the original pass was purchased.

General Park Rules

  • All dogs must be on a leash at all times in the park. Poop bags and a doggie trash receptacle is available.
  • Alcohol, fires, grills, and balloons are not permitted anywhere in the park.
  • All music must be kept to a minimum volume and amplified music is not permitted.

Beach Rules

Prohibited

  • Alcohol
  • Smoking/Vaping of tobacco and marijuana products
  • Dogs
  • Kites
  • Amplified Music
  • Fishing
  • Glass Bottles
  • Enclosed Tents
  • Grills
  • Open Fires
  • Climbing on rock breakwaters and jetties
  • Walking or setting up items on beach grasses
  • Operating a motorized vehicle on the beach
  • Large shade canopies (anything larger than 25 square feet).

All visitors must carry all of their beach equipment from the parking lot to the beach (a short walk). Come prepared and bring a small cart or wagon.

Dogs are not permitted on the main beach from Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend.

You may set up a space on the beach for laying out, playing in the sand, etc., but please refrain from setting up on grasses or on other vegetation. This prevents negatively impacting important plants and trees along our shoreline.

Important Facts

  • All swimming beaches in Anne Arundel County are unprotected swimming beaches. Swim at
    your own risk. Lifeguards are not present.
  • Umbrellas and small (not to exceed 25 square feet) shade canopies are permitted.
  • After rainfall of ½ inch or more, all Anne Arundel County Beaches are under a no swimming/no
    direct water contact advisory for at least 48 hours due to expected high bacteria levels.
  • The public is advised to exit the beach and seek shelter in their vehicle at the first sound of
    thunder or sight of lightning. Remain sheltered for 30 minutes past the last sound of thunder or sight of lightning.
  • Jellyfish may be present in the waters of any swimming beach in Anne Arundel County.
  • This Rick Anthony Pavilion is only available for general public use and is first come, first serve.
  • Balloons are not allowed in the park or at the pavilion
  • Pavilion picnic tables may not be held for any reason. Any unattended items at the table will be promptly removed by staff.
  • The pavilion may be reserved by park staff for internal events or for programming purposes.
  • A car top launch is available for non-motorized watercraft (Canoes, Kayak, SUP, etc.) 
  • Please check in at the gatehouse if you plan to utilize the car top launch
  • Approximately 5 miles of natural trails are available to hikers and dog walkers, exploring the many different habitats that Beverly Triton has to offer. 
  • Bikes are not permitted on natural trail surfaces. 
  • Trails are marked by color and with the standard Appalachian Trail marking system. See the Trail System map.
  • Beverly Triton Nature Park is a trash free park, which means we do not have trash cans. 
  • Pack it in, pack it out! Please avoid bringing trash into the park and pack out any trash that you do. Trash cans only make more trash!

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