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ROCKY GAP STATE PARK, MD

Day-use Beach
Status: Open through Sun Jan 04 2015   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Mon Aug 31 2015   Later Dates
Site, Loop:209, HICKORY
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Reservation Window: Tue Sep 02 2014 – Mon Aug 31 2015


Check-in: 3:00 pm
  


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Check-out: 1:00 pm

Site Details:

  • Site Type: Tent Only
  • Site Reserve Type: Site-Specific
  • Checkin Time: 3:00 pm
  • Checkout Time: 1:00 pm
  • Type of Use: Overnight
  • Min Num of People: 1
  • Max Num of People: 6
  • Max Num of Vehicles: 2
  • Looking For Category: Tent Site
Photo: 209, HICKORY Photo: 209, HICKORY

Alerts and Important Information

Area

CAMPGROUND OFFICE HOURS:

Memorial Day to Labor Day

  • Monday - Thursday: 11 am to 8 pm
  • Friday: 11 am to 10 pm
  • Saturday: 9 am to 8 pm
  • Sunday: 9 am to 5 pm
  • Hours are subject to change throughout the season. Please contact the Park directly for updates, off-season hours, and late arrival directions at (301) 722- 1480 or the Camp Office at (301) 722-1488. Spring and Fall office hours are reduced with self-registration available.

    GOLDEN AGE PASS:
    Persons 62 years of age and older with Maryland Park Service Golden Age Pass are entitled to half-price camping Sunday - Thursday, excluding holidays. Display of Golden Age Pass will be required upon check-in. Additional service charges will be applied if unable to provide proof of valid pass. Golden Age Pass holder must be an occupant on the site for the entire reservation.

    Golden Age Pass requires a $10 fee. Information available at: http://dnr2.maryland.gov/publiclands/Pages/goldenage.aspx

    Bicycle Helmets are required by Maryland State Law!!!

    Helmets are required for everyone under the age of 16, including passengers, who ride their bicycles on the road, bicycle paths, or any public property. (TR § 21-1207.1)

    Helmets are also required for everyone under the age of 16 who are riding on a scooter or on in-line skates. (TR § 21-1207.2)

    The helmets must meet or exceed the standards of the American National Standards Institute, the Snell Memorial Foundation, or the American Society for Testing and Materials. (TR § 21-1207.1)

    SITE LIMITS:
    Campsites are limited to 2 camping units, 2 vehicles and 6 persons. All camping activities must be contained to the designated hardened areas. Additonal parking is available at the campground registration office.

    NEW QUIET HOURS:
    Quiet time will be maintained in the campground from 10 pm to 7 am. Generators are permitted, but must conform to the established quiet hours.

    Check In time begins at 3PM. You must register for camp sites and cabins during the posted office hours.

    PETS:
    Pets permitted: Ash, Birch, Chestnut, Dogwood, Elm Loops (Sites 1 through 143) and Family Group site. They must be on leash at all times within the park except while swimming. Pets are allowed to swim and play in the lake outside of the sand beach areas. Please clean up after your pets and dispose of waste in proper trash containers.

    Pets NOT permitted: Fir, Gum, Hickory, Ironwood Loops (Sites 144 through 278); Easter Hill Chalet and Youth Group Areas.

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

    ALCOHOL POLICY:
    The consumption or possession of an open container of an alcoholic beverage will be prohibited in all Rocky Gap State Park areas with the exception of interior areas of motorhomes. Additional Alcohol Policy Information can be found at:
    http://dnr2.maryland.gov/Publiclands/Pages/alcoholfaq.aspx

    VEHICLES:
    Two vehicles per site parked on the gravel area. Extra vehicles may park at the camp store.

    BOATING:
    Boats are allowed on Lake Habeeb 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Boat ramp is located at the campground beach. Navigational lights are required after sunset. ELECTRIC MOTORS ONLY.

    Canoe and kayak rentals are available at the campground beach.

    WILDLIFE INFORMATION:
    The forest land around the campground is home to black bears. They have been known to travel through the campground looking for an easy meal. Please, keep all food in your vehicle and trash in the park dumpster. If you see a bear, tell a Ranger.

    FIREWOOD RESTRICTION:
    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. Firewood can be purchased at the camp office and at camp host sites.

    FISHING:
    A valid Maryland fishing license is required for individuals 16 years of age or older. License may be purchased with a credit card by phone at: 1-855-855-3906. Fishing is available 24 hours a day seven days a week on Lake Habeeb.

    PARK EMERGENCIES:
    Rocky Gap Ranger 240-357-4404. After 10 PM, contact PARK WATCH: 1-800-825-7275 or 1-410-260-8888.

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

    MINIMUM STAY:
    There is a two night minimum weekend stay (Friday and Saturday) and a three night minimum weekend stay on holiday weekends (Friday, Saturday and Sunday) Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day.

    Notes

    Area

    ELECTRIC SITES are in ASH LOOP ONLY:

    Footnotes: (applicable only where specifically marked above)
    ** Arrival dates earlier than the online-reservation-window may also be available at the campground.