Search For Shark Teeth At This One Beautiful Beach In Maryland
Attention, fossil hunters! Did you know that you can hunt for shark teeth at several beaches in Maryland? While
Calvert Cliffs State Park is the most popular area beach for fossils, there’s another underrated beach that’s actually our favorite place to search for these fascinating finds. Read on for the details on this hidden gem and plan your trip soon.
Like most fossil beaches in the Old Line State, Matoaka Beach is located in Southern Maryland.
This hidden gem is actually found at a campground known as Matoaka Beach Cabins. You can book a stay at these cabins from April through November...
...where each cabin offers a refrigerator, oven, microwave, coffee maker, shower, and toilet. The water views aren't too shabby, either.
Or simply head here for a day at the beach to hunt for shark teeth and other fossils from the Miocene era. You can visit the beach year-round for $5 per person. Follow the enchanting path down the hill...
...and you'll soon be greeted with a sprawling view of the Chesapeake Bay.
Walk up and down Matoaka Beach, where tons of fossils await.
Like most beaches in this area, the white clay cliffs have stored ancient fossils for millions of years. As the cliffs weather away, old treasures are exposed, just waiting to be found.
Keep your eyes peeled and you'll likely go home with a variety of shells, fossils, and of course... shark teeth!
Even giant Megalodon teeth have been found here. Wow!
Whether you stay for the day or for a weekend, Matoaka Beach is worth seeking out. Come see what treasures it has in store for you.
Address: 4510 Matoaka Lane, St Leonard, MD 20685
For more information about Matoaka Beach or to book a cabin stay, visit the
Check out another great waterfront campground in Maryland by clicking here!
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