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Canoe Kayak & Paddle Company
(410) 203-1100
10105 Shaw Dr
Woodstock, MD
 
Fairland Regional Park
(301) 953-0222
14110 Old Gunpowder Rd
Laurel, MD
 
Taylors Island Family Campgrounds
(410) 397-3275
462 Bayshore Rd
Taylors Island, MD
 
Frontier Town Campground
(410) 641-0880
8428 Stephen Decatur Hwy
Berlin, MD
 
Ole Mink Farm Inc
(800) 421-7116, (301) 271-7012
12806 Mink Farm Road
Thurmont, MD
Number of Sites
90 Total Camp/RV Sites,90 30 Amp Service,90 Electric and Water,90 Electric Only,90 Full Hookups,35 Max RV Length,99 Seasonal,
Amenities
Firewood,Ice,WiFi Parkwide,Laundry,Pavilion,Pets Welcome,Store,Cabin Rentals,Cable TV,
Recreation
Arcade/Game room,Biking Trails,Boat Launch,Equestrian Friendly,Fishing,Golf Facilities,Hiking Trails,Marina,Nature Trails,Planned Activities,Playground,Recreation Hall,Swimming Pool,

Capitol KOA Campground
(800) 421-7116, (410) 923-2771
768 Cecil Avenue North
Millersville, MD
Number of Sites
152 Total Camp/RV Sites,100 30 Amp Service,10 50 Amp Service,152 Electric and Water,126 Electric Only,54 Full Hookups,50 Max RV Length,43 Pull-Thru Sites,26 Tent Sites,
Amenities
Cabin Rentals,Dump Station,Laundry,Phone Service at Site,Store,Group Area,Pavilion,Pets Welcome,
Recreation
Biking Trails,Golf Facilities,Hiking Trails,Marina,Nature Trails,Planned Activities,Playground,Recreation Hall,Swimming Pool,Game room,

Mountain Farm Campground
(301) 824-7887
11604 Pleasant Valley Rd
Smithsburg, MD
 
Maple Tree Campground
(301) 432-5585
20716 Townsend Rd
Rohrersville, MD
 
Treehouse Camp
(301) 432-5585
20716 Townsend Rd
Rohrersville, MD
 
Fort Whaley Campground
(800) 421-7116, (410) 641-9785
11224 Dale Road
Whaleyville, MD
Number of Sites
175 Total Camp/RV Sites,130 30 Amp Service,130 50 Amp Service,175 Electric and Water,130 Electric Only,61 Full Hookups,45 Max RV Length,11 Pull-Thru Sites,33 Tent Sites,
Amenities
Cabin Rentals,Laundry,Store,Cable TV,Pets Welcome,Pavilion,Restaurant,
Recreation
Arcade/Game room,Biking Trails,Boating,Canoe Rentals,Golf Facilities,Hiking Trails,Marina,Mini Golf,Nature Trails,Non-motorized Boat Rentals,Planned Activities,Playground,Recreation Hall,Swimming - Lake,Swimming Pool,

Campsite Courtesy



"The highest compliment anybody can pay you occurs when he arrives at a campsite the day after you left it and wonders whether anyone's camped there recently," says Les. "Your objective should be to leave it much as it was when you got there, if not better."

According to Les, the first and foremost campsite rule is to leave no sign of human waste. He recommends using a shovel to dig a small hole, then using the shovel to properly cover any fecal matter and toilet tissue. It's disgusting to think about, but Les says he's seen more than one campsite ruined in this regard by discourteous campers.

When it comes to other kinds of refuse, he notes, "If you can pack it in, pack it out."Don't leave trash behind, even if it's not yours.

When pitching camp, Les says to make sure you're back a minimum of 200 feet from water and trails. "A water source is your prime requirement," he says of site selection. But, he adds, proximity to water often means boggy ground. To avoid damaging the area, look for a sandy or rocky strip of beach to use as water access.

Les also recommends that you check with jurisdiction authorities to determine current fire regulations. If your campsite has a pre-established fire pit, don't make a new one. If you're in an area that's never had a fire pit before, asbestos cloths made for such use helps protect the ground. When gathering fuel for your fire, use only dead and downed timber.

"We're really strong proponents of leave-no-trace camping,...

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