Religious Freedom Byway

National Scenic BywayMaryland

Driving the Byway

Port Tobacco around the Nanjemoy Loop back to Port Tobacco

  • Drive west on State Highway 6/Port Tobacco Road.
  • Turn south on Durham Church Road.
  • Merge with State Highway 425/Ironsids Road going West.
  • Turn south on State Highway 6/Port Tobacco Road.
  • Turn west on State Highway 224/Riverside Road.
  • Turn north on State Highway 224/Chicamuxen Road.
  • Turn southeast on State Highway 225/Hawthorne Road.
  • Turn south on Rose Hill Road to Port Tobacco.

Port Tobacco to Mt. Carmel Monastery

  • Drive northeast on State Highway 6/Port Tobacco Road.
  • Turn north on Valley Road.
  • Cross over State Highway 225/Hawthorne Road to Mitchell Road.
  • Turn On Mt. Carmel Road.

Port Tobacco to Point Lookout State Park

  • Drive east on Causeway Street.
  • Turn south on Chapel Point Road.
  • Turn south on U.S. Highway 301.
  • Turn south on Popes Creek Road.

Alternative Section of the byway on State Highway 257

  • Turn south on Edge Hill Road.
  • Cross over U.S. Highway 301 to State Highway 257/Rock Point Road and follow to the end.

Continuation to Point Lookout State Park

  • Turn north on Edge Hill Road.
  • Turn north On U.S. Highway 301.
  • Turn east on State Highway 234.

Alternative Section of the byway on State Highway 238

  • Turn southwest on 238.

Continuation to Point Lookout State Park

  • Stay on State Highway 234.
  • Merge with State Highway 5 going East.

Alternative Section of the byway on State Highway 243

  • Turn south on State Highway 243/Newtowne Neck Road.

Continuation to Point Lookout State Park

  • Stay on State Highway 5.

Alternative Section of the byway on State Highway 249

  • Turn south on State Highway 249/Piney Point Road to the end.

Alternative Section of the byway on State Highway 498

  • Turn west on State Highway 498/Lighthouse Road.

Continuation to Point Lookout State Park

  • Turn south on State Highway 5/Point Lookout Road to the end.

Alternative Section of the byway going to St. Ignatius Church

  • Turn west on Villa Road.
  • Turn south on Grayson Road.