Somerset County

Somerset County is an area rich in Eastern Shore and Maryland history, boasting more historic buildings and sites per capita than any other county in Maryland. Vividly reflecting the past is a wealth of surviving eighteenth and nineteenth century plantations, farm and town dwellings, churches, and agricultural buildings.

Somerset Co 4Cast your line in Somerset County and discover some of Maryland’s premier fishing. With 600 miles of shoreline on the bountiful Chesapeake Bay, easy access to the Tangier sound and our professional Charter Boat captains, everything you need is waiting for you here. Somerset County is home to several Wildlife Management Areas, Jane’s Island State Park, Somers Cove Marina, and three water trails. The area is rich in watchable wildlife. We host many of the popular hunting species: rabbit, white-tailed deer, wild turkey, diving ducks (canvas back and blue bill), marsh ducks (black, green wing teal, mallard, gadwall and widgeon), and Canada geese.

Planning to visit Somerset County? Check out their website for dining, lodging, shopping options, things to do, up-to-date events, and all the information you need to make your trip a success!

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With wildlife areas open for hunting deer, rabbit, and waterfowl, along with easy access to waterways, everything sportsmen need for a successful trip is right here. We also host many sportsmen tournaments, along with a handful of local events for all ages.

  • Youth Fishing Rodeo
  • Red Trout Catch and Release Tournament
  • Firemen’s Music Festival
  • National Hard Crab Derby

Planning to visit Somerset County? Check out their website for dining, lodging, shopping options, things to do, up-to-date events, and all the information you need to make your trip a success!

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Getting here is easy, and offers sportsmen of all ages and skills the chance to experience the best of all that Maryland has to offer.

Planning to visit Somerset County? Check out their website for dining, lodging, shopping options, things to do, up-to-date events, and all the information you need to make your trip a success!

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