CAMPGROUND:

Fort Frederick State Park family campground and Youth Group camping will open on May 2nd for the 2014 season. Campsites are first come, first serve. $15/per night, $1 additional for out-state. Youth Group camping can be reserved online or by calling Maryland Reservation Call Center, MD Youth Group Pass is required. Winter camping available for self contained recreational vehicles only.


YOUTH GROUP CAMPING:

Groups without a valid Maryland Youth Group Pass, please call the park at 301-842-2155, Monday-Friday, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm for reservation. Groups without a valid Maryland Youth Group Pass will be charged an additional $3 per person/per night.


2014 Reservation/Transaction Fees:

In addition to the park facility use fee, there is a nightly reservation/transaction fee. Internet reservations, the per night fee is $4.56. Call Center, the per night fee is $4.61. Walk-In transactions at the park, the per night fee is $4.51. Reservation/Transaction Fees are Non-Refundable.


FORT FREDERICK STATE PARK, MD

Photo: FORT FREDERICK STATE PARK
Step back in time as you're surrounded by the largest stone fort ever built by the British Colonies. The historic stone fort stood as a key to Maryland's frontier defense during the French and Indian War. Fort Frederick was built in 1756 and has been painstakingly restored...
Status: Open through Sun Nov 09 2014   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Wed Jul 22 2015   Later Dates

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Alerts and Important Information
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 and motorhomes.

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

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Electric Hookup - no Full Hookup - no
Pets Allowed - no Near Water - no
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YOUTH GROUP Group Camp 25
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** Arrival dates earlier than the online-reservation-window may also be available at the campground.
Overview

Description

Step back in time as you're surrounded by the largest stone fort ever built by the British Colonies. The historic stone fort stood as a key to Maryland's frontier defense during the French and Indian War. Fort Frederick was built in 1756 and has been painstakingly restored. Historic displays are inside the Fort, barracks and Visitor Centers. The park annually holds military reenactments and other special events. Its lands adjoin the Potomac River and the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal passes through it.

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Season Dates

Season Schedule

Park Season Start End
Peak Fri May 02 2014 Sun Nov 09 2014
Peak Fri May 01 2015 Sun Nov 08 2015
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Biking
  • Boat Launch
  • Camping
  • Campstore
  • Canoeing
  • Concession
  • Convenience Store
  • Fire Ring With Grill
  • Fishing
  • Fort Frederick
  • Handicap Access
  • Hiking Trail
  • Information Center
  • Parking
  • Picnic Tables
  • Picnicing
  • Playground
  • Recreation Programs
  • Shelters
  • Toilet, Pit/Vault
  • Visitors Center
  • Youth Group Camping
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Fees and Cancellation Policies

Facility Rates*
Park Season Site Type Nightly/Daily Rates
Peak Season
May 02 2014 -
Nov 09 2014
Shelters $11.75-$26.75
Group Camp $11.75-$15.00
Peak Season
May 01 2015 -
Nov 08 2015
Shelters $11.75-$26.75
Group Camp $11.75-$15.00

*Displayed rates do not reflect discounts, attribute fees (electrical hook-ups / water hook-ups), taxes or incremental charges
**Weekly rates may not be available for all sites
Getting There
GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
39.61, -78.00333
39°36'36"N, 78°0'12"W

Fort Frederick State Park is located in the Cumberland Valley, 18 miles west of Hagerstown and one mile south of I-70 near Big Pool. Or Rt. 56, Exit 12. One mile to entrance. The park is 88 miles from Baltimore and 81 miles from Washington D.C.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

FORT FREDERICK STATE PARK
11100 FORT FREDERICK ROAD
BIG POOL  MD  21711

Phone Number:

Information:  3018422155
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