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PATAPSCO VALLEY STATE PARK, MD

Avalon Area - Thomas Viaduct
Status: Open year round.   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Fri Aug 28 2015   Later Dates
Site, Loop:1, MCKELDIN YOUTH GROUP AREA
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Reservation Window: Fri Aug 29 2014 – Fri Aug 28 2015


Check-in: 3:00 pm
  


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Check-out: 1:00 pm

Site Details:

  • Site Type: Group Camp
  • 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: 50
  • Campfire Allowed: Y
  • Looking For Category: Group Site
Photo: 1, MCKELDIN YOUTH GROUP AREA

Alerts and Important Information

Area

FIREWORKS
Without a permit, an individual may not possess or use fireworks or the explosive or combustible devices intended for the creation of a display of noise, light, or smoke in a state park. This also includes sparklers.

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR THE MCKELDIN YOUTH GROUP SITES

  1. Must have someone 18 years of age or older on site at all times
    when occupied.
  2. You should expect to camp with other groups of varying sizes,
    ages and genders.
  3. A MAXIMUM of 50 people are permitted on each site. A ratio of
    1 adult to not more than 10 youths allowed.
  4. Tents only - sites are 70' X 70'
  5. There is no electric, water or shower house.
  6. A bathroom is available within 450 FT.
  7. A playground is near by.
  8. Picnic tables are NOT allowed to be moved out of or into another
    campsite.
  9. Fire rings are not allowed to be moved around within the camp
    site.
  10. Generators are not permitted.
  11. There are no grills for cooking
  12. Quiet time hours are in effect from 10 pm TILL 7 am.
  13. Maryland law REQUIRES a helmet for everyone under the age
    of 16 who rides their bicycle, a scooter or in-line skates within the
    park.

YOUTH GROUP ENTRY
Youth Groups arriving after Sunset, must call the park headquarters the day prior to your reservation at 410-461-5006, Monday thru Friday between 8:30 am to 4pm to obtain additional information for entry into the park. Park gates lock at Sunset.

CAMPGROUND CHECK IN TIMES
Campers may arrive anytime between 3 PM and 10 PM. The gates close at 10 PM and no entry will be allowed until the next day.

PARK AMENITIES
To participate in any of the amenities at the park: fishing, horseback riding, disc golf, tubing, boating, etc., you will need to bring your own equipment.

Multiple Reservations
Any person or group requiring 3 or more rentals (campsites, shelters, or any combination, there of) must first contact the Park Headquarters at 410-461-5006 prior to making reservation.

ALCOHOL POLICY

  1. The consumption or possession of an open container of an
    alcoholic beverage will be prohibited in all state park areas
    with the exception of the interior areas of full service cabins
    and motorhomes.
  2. For additional alcohol information, visit:
    http://dnr2.maryland.gov/Publiclands/Pages/alcoholfaq.aspx

YOUTH GROUP PASS
A valid Maryland DNR Youth Group Pass is required to reserve a designated youth group camping area, nightly service charges apply. Pass must be valid on date of arrival. Display of Youth Group Pass will be required upon check-in. Addtiional service charges will be applied if unable to provide proof of valid pass. For additional information visit: http://dnr2.maryland.gov/publiclands/Pages/youthgroup.aspx

FIREWOOD RESTRICTION
Due to the Emerald Ash Borer, DNR has prohibited the importation of any type of firewood into all DNR owned and managed properties. Chain saws are not allowed.

Site

ADDRESS/DIRECTIONS
The address for your event in the McKeldin Area of Patapsco Valley State Park is:
11676 MARRIOTTSVILLE RD, MARRIOTTSVILLE, MD 21104.
For directions, visit: http://dnr.maryland.gov/publiclands/central/patapsco.asp

PETS
Pets are not allowed. For additional information, visit: http://dnr2.maryland.gov/Publiclands/Pages/pets.aspx

Notes

Area

YOUTH GROUP - SPECIFIC INFORMATION
The Maryland Forest and Park Service does not assume any direct responsibility for the youth group. Any permit may be cancelled and any person or group may be required to leave the park for violation of park rules and regulations.

PARKING
Parking is available in the large parking area at the entrance of the Youth
Group Area. Vehicles are not permitted on the field. Campers must walk to the
site from the parking area. All vehicles must have a parking pass displayed in
the front windshield on the drivers side. Parking is NOT allowed on
the grass NOR on the main road. Parking spaces are LIMITED!

TRASH FREE
Maryland State Parks are TRASH FREE. All trash generated by a group must be taken out by the group when they leave. Please bring sufficient large trash bags to accommodate the groups trash. Park personnel DO NOT pick up filled trash bags.

PARK EMERGENCIES
Contact PARK WATCH at 1-800-825-PARK (7275) or 410-260-8888

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

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