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.
Alcohol permits will only be issued through a reservation for a designated shelter. A $35 fee will be charged for each alcohol permit. Permits may be revoked for cause by Park Manager, their designee, or a Natural Resource 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.
Additional Alcohol Policy Information, please visit our web site at:
Primitive restroom approx. 150 ft. from shelter.
Grass parking area is located less than 150 ft. from shelter. 25 parking spaces.
Trash Free Facility. You must take all trash with you when you leave. Plan ahead to reduce bulky trash and recycle. Reduce, Reuse, Recycle.
After office hours, Contact PARK WATCH: 1-800-825-PARK (7275)
The forest land around the shelter is home to black bear. They have been known to travel through campgrounds and picnic areas. Please do not leave any picnic food unattended.
Prices are subject to change without notice and reservation fees, as well as cancellation fees are non-refundable.
8:00 am until Sunset. Visitors using the shelter must leave by Sunset.
Electric 20 amp. Enclosed kitchenette with 2-electic outlets. Counter and dry sink. NO RUNNING WATER. 12-Picnic tables. 2-Grills.
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.
SPECIFIC SHELTER INFORMATION:
Shelter surface paved. Open building with full sun. Not ADA Accessible.