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Camping Grounds La Plata MD

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Aqua Land Campgrounds
(301) 259-2575
Us Highway 301 S
Newburg, MD
 
Outdoor World Harbor View Campground
(800) 421-7116, (804) 224-8164
15 Harbor View Circle
Colonial Beach, VA
Number of Sites
140 Total Camp/RV Sites,140 Electric and Water,
Amenities
Dump Station,Handicapped Restroom Facilities,WiFi Parkwide,Laundry,Pavilion,Pets Welcome,Showers,Store,Cabin Rentals,Park Trailers,
Recreation
Basket Ball,Boating,Fishing,Horse Shoes,Mini Golf,Playground,Swimming Pool,

Ramobilein Pines Inc
(410) 795-5161
801 Hoods Mill Rd
Woodbine, MD
 
Taylors Island Family Campgrounds
(410) 397-3275
462 Bayshore Rd
Taylors Island, 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,

Bull Run Regional Park
(703) 631-0550
6501 Pohick Bay Dr
Lorton, VA
 
Ridenour Emerson Park
(301) 824-2481
23814 Foxville Rd
Smithsburg, MD
 
Yogi Bear's Jellystone Camp
(301) 223-7117
16519 Lappans Rd
Williamsport, MD
 
Duncan''s Family Campground
(800) 421-7116, (410) 741-9558, 800-222-2086
5381 Sands Road
Lothian, MD
Number of Sites
240 Total Camp/RV Sites,225 30 Amp Service,20 50 Amp Service,240 Electric and Water,225 Electric Only,120 Full Hookups,40 Max RV Length,1 Rental Trailers,75 Tent Sites,
Amenities
Dump Station,Ice,WiFi Parkwide,Laundry,Pets Welcome,Propane,Showers,Store,Cabin Rentals,Park Trailers,
Recreation
Biking Trails,Boating,Canoe Rentals,Equestrian Friendly,Hay Rides,Hiking Trails,Marina,Mini Golf,Nature Trails,Non-motorized Boat Rentals,Planned Activities,Playground,Recreation Hall,Swimming Pool,arcade/game room,

Riverside Ponderosa Pines
(410) 642-3431
1435 Carpenters Point Rd
Perryville, 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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