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GATHLAND STATE PARK, MD

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Status: Open through Sun Oct 26 2014   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Wed Aug 26 2015   Later Dates
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Reservation Window: Wed Aug 27 2014 – Wed Aug 26 2015


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Departure date:
Tue Jul 08 2014
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Site Details:

  • Site Type: Shelters
  • Site Reserve Type: Site-Specific
  • Type of Use: Day
  • Min Num of People: 1
  • Max Num of People: 100
  • Looking For Category: Day Use
Photo: SHELTER, SHELTER Photo: SHELTER, SHELTER

Alerts and Important Information

Area

Firewood is not available.

NO ELECTRIC
Shelter does not have electricity.

TRASH FREE:
This is a 'Trash Free' Park. Pack it in-Pack it out. Recycle/Reuse/Reduce.

GENERATORS :
Generators are allowed, but NO amplified music or other loud noise.

PARKING:
Parking is available. No designated parking for Shelter. Parking lot is first-come, first-serve. Distance from parking lot to Shelter is 200 feet, across a mowed grass field.

PARK HOURS:
The Park is open 8:00 am until Sunset. Visitors using the Shelter must leave by Sunset.

ALCOHOL 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, 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:
http://dnr2.maryland.gov/Publiclands/Pages/alcoholfaq.aspx

PRICING:
Prices are subject to change without notice and reservation fees, as well as cancellation fees are non-refundable.

PETS ALLOWED:

Additional Pet Policy Information can be found at:
http://dnr2.maryland.gov/Publiclands/Pages/pets.aspx

RESTROOM:
Restrooms are available and located approximately 200 feet from the Shelter, across the road. Restrooms are not handicap accessible.

PARK EMERGENCIES:
After office hours, Contact PARK WATCH: 1-800-825-PARK (7275)

FIREWOOD RESTRICTION:
Due to the potential threat of the Emerald Ash Borer, the Maryland Department of 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.

Site

SHELTER AMENITIES
Shelter has fireplace in center, with 2'x3' grill on top.
2- 8 ft. tables, 2- 12 ft. tables, 4- 6 ft. tables, and 3- 9 ft.handicapped accessible tables.

Notes

Area

AREA AMENITIES:
The Appalachian Trail passes through the park and offers hiking. There is a museum that is open on weekends or by appointment. There is a historic monument dedicated to war correspondents.

** Arrival dates earlier than the online-reservation-window may also be available at the campground.