In addition to the Shelter service charge, there is a service charge to enter the park on weekends.
Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day $2 per person in state residents $4 per person out of state residents, optimal snow weekends $3 in state residents $5 out of state residents. Service charges will be collected at the entrance gate.
Senior citizens 62 and older with MD Golden Age Pass are free. Golden Age Pass requires a $10 fee and can be obtained at the Ranger Station. Information available at: http://dnr.maryland.gov/publiclands/goldenage.asp
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:
Pets are not permitted within the Shelters.
Additional Pet Policy Information can be found at:
The forest land around the park is home to black bears. Please keep all food in your vehicle and dispose of trash promptly.
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.
After office hours, Contact PARK WATCH: 1-800-825-PARK(7275), or 1-410-260-8888.
The Shelter service charge is $36.75 from April 1 - November 30. Shelter closed December through March.
All trash must be packed out - Reduce/Reuse/Recycle. Bring own garbage bags.
The Park is open until Sunset.
Prices are subject to change without notice.
Additional Services are located within 5-18 miles from the Park.
FISHING: License is required.
DRINKING WATER IS AVAILABLE AT OR NEXT TO THE SHELTER. < 150' FROM RESTROOM & DRINKING WATER