Services & Amenities:
2013 Reservation/Transaction Fees:
In addition to the park facility use fee, there is a nightly reservation/transaction fee. Internet reservations, the per night fee is $4.56. Call Center, the per night fee is $4.61. Walk-In transactions at the park, the per night fee is $4.51. Reservation/Transaction Fees are Non-Refundable.
Fall and Winter Camping in MD State Parks:
Many Maryland State Parks offer fall and winter primitive RV camping opportunities. Additional information can be found at:
The Gratitude of Maryland State Parks:
BIG RUN STATE PARK, MD
Searching for serenity? Big Run State Park is situated on the northern tip of the Savage River Reservoir; this park offers rustic camping opportunities with unimproved campsites and a youth group camping area. With a boat launch, it is a popular base camp for outdoor enthusiasts who are intent on fishing, camping, hiking or hunting. Big Run is the trailhead for a 6-mile hiking trail, known as Monroe Run.
Services & Amenities:
Alerts and Important InformationALCOHOL POLICY:
The consumption or possession of an open container of an alcoholic beverage will be prohibited in all state park areas with the exception of interior areas of full-service cabins and motorhomes. Permits may be issued upon request by the Park Manager for special events operating under a use agreement.
Alcohol permits will only be issued through a reservation for a designated shelter, or other approved facility. A $35 fee will be charged for each alcohol permit. Permits may be revoked for cause by Park Manager, their designee or a Natural Resources Police Officer.
Internet shelter reservations requiring an alcohol permit will need to contact the Call Center at 1-888-432-2267, Mon-Fri, 8 am - 8 pm to make your reservation.
For additional alcohol policy information, visit our web site at:
Getting There:GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
FROM BALTIMORE, DRIVE WEST ON I-70 TO HANCOCK, MD. AT HANCOCK, PICK UP I-68 TO CUMBERLAND AND CONTINUE ON I-68 WEST TO EXIT 22. TAKE A LEFT ONTO CHESTNUT RIDGE ROAD. AT INTERSECTION, TAKE A LEFT ONTO NEW GERMANY ROAD. TURN LEFT ONTO NEW GERMANY ROAD AND TRAVEL ABOUT 5 MILES TO BIG RUN ROAD. TURN LEFT ONTO BIG RUN ROAD AND TRAVEL ABOUT 5 MILES TO BIG RUN STATE PARK..
Mailing Address:BIG RUN STATE PARK
349 HEADQUARTERS LANE
GRANTSVILLE MD 21536
Phone Number:Information: (301)895-5453