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The majority of Maryland State Parks offer camping, many have lodging facilities that include cabins, yurts etc. Please visit the links provided for campground/camping info.

Assateague State Park Maryland's only ocean park located on Assateague Island

Big Run State Park offers rustic camping, fishing, miles of hiking and hunting

Calvert Cliffs State Park these cliffs were formed over 15 million years ago when all of Southern Maryland was covered by a warm, shallow sea. Over 600 species of fossils have been identified from these cliffs. Calvert Cliffs State Park is located at Lusby, Maryland

Casselman River Bridge State Park

Chapel Point State Park is located on the beautiful Port Tobacco River, a tributary of the Potomac River. Chapel Point State Park is located 5 miles south of La Plata Maryland

Cunningham Falls State Park is known for its numerous trails and its 78-foot cascading waterfall. Cunningham Falls State Park is located west of Thurmont MD.

Dans Mountain State Park covers 481 acres and offers a wide variety of wildlife, mountain streams, overlooks and scenic beauty. Dan's Mountain State Park is located in Allegany County.

Deep Creek Lake State Park

Elk Neck State Park An easy walking trail to Turkey Point Lighthouse provides a view of the Elk River and the Chesapeake Bay. Elk Neck State Park is located 10 miles south of the town of North East MD.

Fort Frederick State Park one of the largest fortifications built by English colonists in North America. The restored west barrack in the fort has been furnished as it would have appeared in 1758 when the Maryland troops garrisoned Fort Frederick.Fort Frederick State Park is located in the Cumberland Valley, near Big Pool MD.

Gambrill State Park 1136 acre offers recreational facilities.

Gathland State Park a unique collection of buildings and structures. The Appalachian Trail traverses the park and passes the monument base.Gathland State Park is a located near Burkittsville, Maryland

Greenbrier State Park a multi-use park providing many kinds of recreation. It has a 42-acre, man-made lake, beach, and extensive trail system. Greenbrier State Park in Frederick, MD

Greenwell State Park 596-acre State Park on the Patuxent River, showcases the longest river within Maryland's borders. The parks has hiking, cycling and equestrian trails. A focal point of the property is Rosedale Manor, circa 1880, which is situated on the shoreline of the Patuxent River. Greenwell State Park is located near Hollywood MD.

Gunpowder Falls State Park 18,000 acre park, protects the stream valleys of the Big and Little Gunpowder Falls and the Gunpowder River. There are has more than 100 miles of trails and the park features excellent fly fishing, trout fishing, as well as other freshwater and tidal fishing areas. Gunpowder Falls State Park is a day use park located near Kingsville, MD.

Hart-Miller Island State Park 244 acres of land, accessible only by boat. Hart-Miller Island is located in the Chesapeake Bay near the mouth of Middle River

Herrington Manor State Park features a 53-acre fishing lake and many woodland trails. Herrington Manor State Park is located in the middle of Garrett State Forest.

Janes Island State Park 2900 acres of Chesapeake Bay marsh, beach, and highlands. There is a developed mainland section and a portion accessible only by boat, offering thirty miles of trails, popular for boaters is the Janes Island State Park Water Trail. Janes Island State Park is located Somerset County near Crisfield MD

Martinak State Park sits along the Choptank River, the largest of the Eastern Shore tributaries of the Chesapeake Bay, features events and hiking trails. Martinak State Park is located two miles east of Denton MD.

Matapeake State Park is the site of a former ferry landing that served the state-owned Chesapeake Bay Ferry System before the Chesapeake Bay Bridge opened. Today, the pier that once served the ferry is now used as a fishing pier. Also located on the park's grounds is the restored ferry house.

New Germany State Park has a 13-acre lake and is a popular area for skiing. New Germany State Park is located five miles southeast of Grantsville, in the heart of the Savage River State Forest.

North Point State Park a 1310-acre Bay-front park with more than six miles of shoreline along the Chesapeake Bay, Back River, and Shallow Creek. North Point State Park is located near the town of Edgemere, MD.

Patapsco Valley State Park, 32 miles of the Patapsco River, encompassing 14,000 acres and five developed recreational areas. Recreational opportunities include hiking, fishing, camping, canoeing, horseback and mountain bike trails. The Avalon Visitor Center houses exhibits spanning over 300 years of history along the Patapsco River. View the Thomas Viaduct – world's longest multiple-arched stone railroad bridge. Walk across the Swinging Bridge – a 300 foot suspension walkway over the river. Patapsco Valley State Park is located near Ellicott City, MD

Patuxent River State Park features catch and release trout stream, designated hunting areas, unmarked hiking and equestrian trails. Patuxent River State Park encompasses 6700 acres of land along the Patuxent River Valley. Patuxent River State Park is located on Howard/Montgomery County line.

Pocomoke River State Park has two recreational areas: Shad Landing Area and Milburn Landing Area. Pocomoke River State Park falls within the confines of Pocomoke State Forest, in Snow Hill MD.

Point Lookout State Park has over 1000 acres of waterfront property on a peninsula formed by the Chesapeake Bay and the Potomac River.

Purse State Park is a wooded undeveloped area that is used for hunting, bird watching, fishing and fossil hunting. Fossilized sharks teeth, bones and shell fragments are often found at low tide in the rocks and sand along the waters edge. Purse State Park is located on the Potomac River on Wades Bay.

Rocks State Park a 855-acre park with fishing, and a waterfall. The King and Queen Seat, once a ceremonial gathering place of the Susquehannock Indians, is a natural 190 foot rock outcrop. Rocks State Park is located approximately 5 miles north of Forest Hill, MD.

Rocky Gap State Park 3,000 acres of public land, and 243-acre Lake Habeeb. Rocky Gap State Park is located just seven miles east of Cumberland on Lake Habeeb MD.

Rosaryville State Park consisits of a 982 acre day-use park and is the location of the historic Mount Airy Mansion. This park offers 10 miles of trails ideal for birding, horseback riding, hiking and mountain biking. Rosaryville State Park and Mount Airy Mansion are located near Upper Marlboro MD.

Sandy Point State Park is an ideal birdwatching location for viewing a large variety of woodland, marsh and migratory waterfowl. The park's beaches are among the finest on the Chesapeake Bay. Sandy Point State Park located near Annapolis, MD

Seneca Creek State Park extends along 14 scenic miles of Seneca Creek, and 90-acre Clopper Lake. Disc Golf Course - A 32-acre, 18-hole course is at Seneca Creek State Park is located in Montgomery County near Frederick, Maryland.

Smallwood State Park is a historic park, along a tributary of the Potomac River, excellent access for fishing. Smallwood State Park Marbury, MD.

South Mountain State Park over 10,000 acres for hiking along the Appalachian Trail bordering Frederick and Washington counties. The Appalachian Trail is a 2178-mile long footpath that runs from Maine to Georgia.

St. Clement's Island State Park is accessible only by boat. Maryland's First Colonial Landing in 1634 the 40 acre park includes a memorial cross dedicated to the memory of the first Marylanders. Boat tours to historic St. Clement's Island are offered on a weekend schedule by the Potomac River Museum.

St. Mary's River State Park from as far back as 3000 B.C., evidence indicates that Indians lived in the Southern Maryland area. Several different tribes occupied the area at different times, some of which include the Piscataway-Conoy, Algonquins, and the war-like Susquehannocks. Items left by these people such as arrowheads, axe heads and pottery can still be found in the fields along the stream banks of the St. Mary's River. St. Mary's River State Park Callaway, MD

Susquehanna State Park is home to some of the most popular mountain biking trails in Maryland and the river itself beacons fishermen and boaters alike. Susquehanna State Park is also the home of the Rock Run Historic Area, a 200 year old Rock Run Grist Mill, and the Rock Run mansion. Susquehanna State Park is located along the Susquehanna River valley, three miles northwest of Havre de Grace MD.

Swallow Falls State Park presents Muddy Creek Falls, a 53-foot waterfall – a spectacular sight. Swallow Falls State Park is located nine miles north of Oakland, Maryland.

Tuckahoe State Park The Adkins Arboretum encompasses 500 acres of park land. There is a 60-acre lake and mountain bikers, hikers and horseback riders share 15 miles of trails. A short section of The American Discovery Trail (ADT), which traces a route from the eastern seaboard to the west coast, passes through Tuckahoe State Park. Tuckahoe State Park is located in Queen Anne MD.

Washington Monument State Park is named for the first monument in the country erected to the "father of our country," George Washington. Washington Monument State Park is located four miles east of Boonsboro MD.

Wye Oak State Park gets its name from the Wye Oak. The tree toppled in 2002, was once the largest and finest of its species in the United States. Wye Oak State Park 29-acre State Park located in the community of Wye Mills

 

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