DAY-USE SERVICE CHARGE:
In addition to the Shelter service charge, there is a $3 per person charge into the Park from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day.
$3/vehicle Honor Box charge, Spring & Fall.
Out of State residents add $2 to all service charges.
Senior citizens 62 and older with MD Golden Age Pass are free. Golden Age Pass requires a $10 fee. Information available at: http://dnr2.maryland.gov/publiclands/Pages/goldenage.aspx
The forest land around the campground and day-use area is home to Black Bear. Black Bear sightings are common in the campground. Campers are reminded to keep their site clean at all times by properly disposing of trash and keeping all food items secured. Each campsite has a bear proof food storage locker with 24 cubic feet of storage space with enough room for two standard size coolers and dry goods.
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,motorhomes, and designated shelters. 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 and must be obtained 1-day out prior to arrival. 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:
Due to the potential threat of the Emerald Ash Borer, the Maryland Department Natural Resources has prohibited the importation of personal firewood into all DNR owned and managed properties. Please do not bring firewood with you from home when visiting a DNR property.
Pets are not permitted at the Shelters or Beach, please advise all shelter guests.
Additional Pet Policy Information for designated pet areas can be found at:
After office hours, Contact PARK WATCH: 1-800-825-PARK (7275)
Shelter is less than 150 ft from parking area. Paved access for persons with disabilities. Easy access for caterers. Waterview. Grills. Fireplace. Drinking water at or next to Shelter. Electric outlets and lights. 27 parking spaces. Less than 150 ft. from the restrooms.
Please do not move picnic tables. Use of tape or staples & placement of signs is not permitted.
Maryland State Parks are TRASH FREE. All trash generated by a group must be taken out by the park when they leave. Please bring sufficient large trash bags to accommodate the groups trash. Reduce/Reuse/Recycle.
The park day-use area is open 8:00 am to SUNSET. Visitors using the Shelters must leave the park by Sunset.
Prices are subject to change without notice.