Arnold is a suburb of Annapolis in Anne Arundel County, Maryland. Arnold is located on the scenic Broadneck peninsula. Arnold consists of two river, the tidal Severn (to the southwest) and Magothy (to the northeast). The Magothy River runs 12.1 miles through Anne Arundel County. There are two public park paddling access points, Beachwood Park on the north shore a half mile east of the Magothy Bridge Road bridge, and Spriggs Farm Park off Bayberry Drive, on the south shore two miles west of the Magothy's mouth. Both are Anne Arundel County parks. Arnold is located 5 miles from downtown Annapolis. Sandy Point State Park is 5 miles east of Arnold and includes a beach on Chesapeake Bay in proximity to the Chesapeake Bay Bridge and the Sandy Point Lighthouse. Marshes and creeks in the park are home to wildlife found throughout the Chesapeake Bay, including blue crabs, herons, terrapins, rockfish, and eagles.