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 5/2, 5/16 6/6, 6/21 7/18 8/1, 8/15 Pass
Charlestown Manor 5/2, 5/16 6/6, 6/21 7/5, 7/18 8/1, 8/8, 8/15 Pass
Elk Neck State Park-
Northeast River
5/2, 5/16 6/6, 6/13,
6/21
 7/25 8/1, 8/8, 8/15 Pass
Elk Neck State Park- Elk River 5/2, 5/16 7/5, 7/11,
7/18, 7/25
8/1, 8/8 Pass
Sandy Hill Beach 5/2, 5/16 6/6 7/5 8/1 Pass
Hacks Point 5/3 7/6, 7/19 8/2, 8/16 Pass
Buttonwood Beach 5/3, 5/17 6/22 7/6, 7/19 8/2, 8/16 Pass
Elkview Shores 5/3, 5/17 6/22 7/6 8/2 Pass
Crystal Beach 5/3, 5/17 6/22 7/6, 7/19 8/2, 8/16 Pass
Grove Point Camp 5/3, 5/17 7/6 8/2, 8/16 Pass
Indian Acres 5/3, 5/17 6/22 7/19 8/16 Pass

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