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Camping Grounds Chevy Chase MD

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Cherry Hill Park
(301) 937-7116
9800 Cherry Hill Rd
College Park, MD
 
Community Camps Inc
(301) 217-9591
15500 Quince Valley Ter
Gaithersburg, MD
 
Fairland Regional Park
(301) 953-0222
14110 Old Gunpowder Rd
Laurel, MD
 
Woodlawn Campground
(410) 896-2979
1209 Walnut St
Delmar, MD
 
Woodlands Camping Resort
(800) 421-7116, (410) 398-4414
265 Starkey Lane
Elkton, MD
Number of Sites
156 Total Camp/RV Sites,156 50 Amp Service,156 Electric and Water,156 Electric Only,156 Full Hookups,50 Max RV Length,
Amenities
Cable TV,Laundry,Pavilion,Pets Welcome,Store,Cabin Rentals,
Recreation
Fishing,Nature Trails,Planned Activities,Playground,Recreation Hall,Swimming - Lake,Swimming Pool,

Cherry Hill Park
(800) 421-7116, 740-1210, (301) 937-7116
9800 Cherry Hill Road
College Park, MD
Number of Sites
390 Total Camp/RV Sites,350 30 Amp Service,300 50 Amp Service,390 Electric and Water,350 Electric Only,350 Full Hookups,9 Group Sites,50 Max RV Length,29 Pull-Thru Sites,5 Rental Trailers,35 Tent Sites,
Amenities
Cabin Rentals,Park Trailers,Dump Station,Cable TV,Laundry,Phone Service at Site,Store,Restaurant,Group Area,Pavilion,Pets Welcome,
Recreation
Arcade/Game room,Biking Trails,Boating,Canoe Rentals,Equestrian Friendly,Fishing,Golf Facilities,Hiking Trails,Kayak Rentals,Marina,Mini Golf,Nature Trails,Non-motorized Boat Rentals,Planned Activities,Playground,Recreation Hall,Swimming Pool,Swimming - Pond,Recreation Hall,Game room,Hay Rides,

Fairfax County Government
(703) 471-5414
1400 Lake Fairfax Dr
Reston, VA
 
Ramblin'' Pines RV Park & Campground
(800) 421-7116, (410) 795-5161, 800-550-8733
801 Hoods Mill Road
Woodbine, MD
Number of Sites
201 Total Camp/RV Sites,54 30 Amp Service,147 50 Amp Service,201 Electric and Water,201 Electric Only,201 Full Hookups,50 Max RV Length,9 Tent Sites,
Amenities
Cable TV,Fenced Pet Area,Group Area,Ice,WiFi Parkwide,Laundry,Pavilion,Pets Welcome,Showers,Store,Cabin Rentals,
Recreation
Boat Launch,Boating,Canoe Rentals,Equestrian Friendly,Fishing,Golf Facilities,Jumping Pillow,Kayak Rentals,Marina,Mini Golf,Nature Trails,Non-motorized Boat Rentals,Planned Activities,Playground,Recreation Hall,Swimming Pool,arcade/game room,

Castaways RV Resort
(800) 421-7116, (410) 213-0097
12550 Eagles Nest Road
Berlin, MD
Number of Sites
378 Total Camp/RV Sites,278 20 Amp Service,378 30 Amp Service,378 50 Amp Service,378 Electric and Water,378 Electric Only,371 Full Hookups,15 Group Sites,50 Max RV Length,5 Rental Trailers,24 Total Rental Units,20 Seasonal,30 Tent Sites,
Amenities
Beer/Wine,Cable TV,Dump Station,Firewood,Fenced Pet Area,Group Area,Handicapped Restroom Facilities,Ice,Ice Cream Shop,WiFi Parkwide,Laundry,Meeting Rooms,Pavilion,Pets Welcome,Propane,Religious Services,Restaurant,RV Service/Repair,Showers,Snack Bar,Store,Cabin Rentals,Park Trailers,RV on Site,
Recreation
Arcade,Game room,Basket Ball,Beach Volleyball,Bird Watching,Boat Launch,Boating,Canoe Rentals,Exercise Facilities,Fishing,Golf Carts,Golf Facilities,Kayak Rentals,Marina,Motorized Boat Rentals,Non-motorized Boat Rentals,Planned Activities,Playground,Recreation Hall,Sports Field,Swimming Pool,Swimming - Ocean,Swimming - River,Theme Weekends,Water activities,

Lake Somerset Family Campground
(410) 957-9897
8658 Lake Somerset Ln
Westover, MD
 

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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