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Chapman State Park
Mount Aventine - Chapman House Front Approach.jpg
Mount Aventine
Chapman State Park is located in Maryland
Chapman State Park
Chapman State Park
Location in Maryland
Location Charles County, Maryland, United States
Nearest town Indian Head, Maryland
Area 829 acres (335 ha)
Elevation 3 ft (0.91 m)
Designation Maryland state park
Established 1998
Administrator Maryland Department of Natural Resources
Website Chapman State Park

Chapman State Park is a public recreation and historic preservation area bordering the Potomac River in Charles County, Maryland. The state park preserves the mansion and grounds of Mount Aventine, the historic home of the Chapman family, who had significant ties to many of the Founding Fathers. The park's diverse, heavily wooded biosphere is home to many rare and disjunct plant and animal species. Several of the park's trees have been nominated for state and national big tree champion status. Recreational features include fishing, hunting, and several miles of hiking trails.

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