Flag Ponds

St. Leonard, Maryland
Managed by The Swim Guide

This sandy beach is located in the nature reserve, Flag Ponds Nature Park. It's a great place to swim, picnic, birdwatch, kayak, walk the trails, or fish. If you look hard enough along the shoreline you might find fossil sharks' teeth from millions of years ago! There is an entrance fee per vehicle.

WATER QUALITY
  • Passed water quality tests at least 95% of the time
  • Historical Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on . The Swim Guide updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on at
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CURRENT WEATHER
14°C
Cloudy with a few clear breaks
MONITORING FREQUENCY

Flag Ponds is sampled bi-weekly from May 15th to September 15th

SOURCE INFORMATION

The official bathing beach season is from Memorial Day through Labor Day. During this time, the Calvert County Health Department conducts routine sampling and posting of public bathing beaches on a predetermined monitoring schedule.

A beach is marked Green when results show enterococci levels below 36 colonies / 100 ml of water.

A beach is marked Red when results show enterococci levels higher than 36 colonies / 100 ml of water.

A beach is marked Grey when the results were collected over 1 week ago

Maryland Healthy Beaches notification system has partnered with Google Earth to send updates. However, Swim Guide prefers to contact the Health Department directly as we are unable to determine the monitoring schedule Google Earth uses.

WATER QUALITY GRAPH

Flag Ponds

St. Leonard, Maryland
Managed by The Swim Guide

WATER QUALITY
  • Passed water quality tests at least 95% of the time
  • Historical Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on . The Swim Guide updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on at
For water quality icon legend, click:   
CURRENT WEATHER
14°C
Cloudy with a few clear breaks

This sandy beach is located in the nature reserve, Flag Ponds Nature Park. It's a great place to swim, picnic, birdwatch, kayak, walk the trails, or fish. If you look hard enough along the shoreline you might find fossil sharks' teeth from millions of years ago! There is an entrance fee per vehicle.

MONITORING FREQUENCY

Flag Ponds is sampled bi-weekly from May 15th to September 15th

SOURCE INFORMATION

The official bathing beach season is from Memorial Day through Labor Day. During this time, the Calvert County Health Department conducts routine sampling and posting of public bathing beaches on a predetermined monitoring schedule.

A beach is marked Green when results show enterococci levels below 36 colonies / 100 ml of water.

A beach is marked Red when results show enterococci levels higher than 36 colonies / 100 ml of water.

A beach is marked Grey when the results were collected over 1 week ago

Maryland Healthy Beaches notification system has partnered with Google Earth to send updates. However, Swim Guide prefers to contact the Health Department directly as we are unable to determine the monitoring schedule Google Earth uses.

WATER QUALITY GRAPH



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