The Mount Aventine Manor House will be closed for visitors until further notice because of concerns over the safety of visitors and volunteers due to the COVID 19 virus.  Programs scheduled for April and May, including the Spring Tea, will be re-scheduled and new dates posted on the web site as soon as conditions are more clear. In the meantime, enjoy this beautiful park.  Thank you for your consideration.


Chapman State Park is located approximately 15 miles south of the DC Capital Beltway between the communities of Bryans Road and Indian Head at 3452 Ferry Place, Indian Head, Maryland.

From the DC area:  DC Beltway (I-695/95) to Indian Head Highway – MD Route 210 S (MD exit 3).  Continue on Route 210 for approximately 10 miles to the light at Bryans Road (stay straight).  From Bryans Road - Follow for 1.1 miles to Chapmans Landing Road – Veer right off the highway.  Continue for 1.6 miles to the entrance sign - on your right

From Rt 301, Waldorf: Take Rt 228 to Rt 210. Bear left on Rt 210 south. Follow 6.5 miles to Chapmans Landing Rd (which veers right). Continue 1.6 miles to park entrance on the right.

From Rt 301, La Plata: Take Rt 225 (Hawthorne Rd) to Rt 210 north (right). Follow to top of hill (past Dash-In). Turn left on Chapmans Landing Rd. Follow .6 miles to park entrance on the left.

The park is open on a walk-in basis year around as well as for selected public events.