Bathing Beach Sampling

The following table contains the current status of Cecil County Bathing Beaches and the dates samples were collected as of 8/1/2022. The bathing beach inspection season for 2022 are updated regularly. 

Bathers should be aware that bacteria are always present in natural bathing waters.

Pass = low levels of bacteria present at the time of sampling.

Fail = high levels of bacteria present at the time of sampling, which requires issuing an advisory.

Beach May June July August Current Status
Holloway Beach 5/1, 5/15 Pending
Charlestown Manor 5/1, 5/15 Pass
Elk Neck State Park-
Northeast River
5/1, 5/15  Pass
Elk Neck State Park- Elk River 5/1, 5/15  Pass
Sandy Hill Beach 5/1, 5/15 Pass
Hacks Point  5/2 Pass
Buttonwood Beach 5/2, 5/16 Pass
Elkview Shores 5/2, 5/16 Pass
Crystal Beach 5/2, 5/16 Pass
Grove Point Camp  5/16 Pending
Indian Acres 5/2, 5/16 Pass

For information on what you can do to help protect our beaches, visit the website.