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    About Post Office Lake
    Located in Charles County, Maryland

    Post Office Lake is a relatively small lake located in Waldorf, Maryland, only 32 miles from Washington, D.C. and 59 miles from Baltimore. The lake boasts beautiful views throughout the year, sparkling in the summer months and featuring pristine snowy banks during the winter.

    The lake is known for its fishing. The rocks, deep water, shallows with cover, and the sloping shoreline all create prime fishing conditions. The most popular species in Post Office Lake are largemouth bass and bream/bluegill. Post Office also has a playground nearby, so the kids can play while you fish!

    Nearby Conveniences

    The UM Charles Regional Medical Center is only eight miles away, and the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport is 34 miles away. Local grocery options include Target, Walmart, and ALDI.

    Life in Waldorf

    Waldorf, Maryland, boasts a rich history while also offering modern activities. The city is a great location to find community and enjoy events with the family.

    Waldorf is most known for the Dr. Samuel Mudd House and Museum. This is the site where Dr. Samuel A. Mudd treated the injuries of John Wilkes Booth after the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln in 1865.

    Waldorf’s Regency Furniture Stadium is a great place for baseball fans to pass the time. The 4,200-seat stadium is home to the Southern Maryland Nationals team, serving quality seafood in its concessions.

    To get involved in local events, check out Shlagel Farms, which has been a staple of the town for over a century. The farm supplies local produce and hosts an annual pumpkin patch, complete with wagon rides and petting zoo experiences.

    For good eats, stop by the award-winning Silver Diner, Dat Jerk Caribbean Chargrill, and The All American Steakhouse and Sports Theater.

    Visit Washington D.C.

    For an exciting daycation, Waldorf residents can take the 29-mile trip to the nation’s capital, Washington, D.C! The District of Columbia is home to numerous memorials and museums, highlighting the rich history of the United States, the natural sciences, and the world.

    Some examples include the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, which has free admission and is open 364 days a year. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum provides the documentation, study, and interpretation of Holocaust history. There are also countless presidential memorials scattered across the D.C. mall, such as the famous Washington, Lincoln, and Jefferson memorials.

    With prior planning, visitors can tour the Capitol building, the Supreme Court building, and even the White House, the home and workplace of the president of the United States.

    Washington D.C. also has a diverse culture and many different restaurants. Highly rated restaurants include Founding Farmers DC, Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar - Washington, D.C., and The Pig.

    Great Fishing, Community, and Adventure

    Life on Post Office Lake offers it all: quality fishing, friendly community, and metropolitan adventures.