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ASSATEAGUE STATE PARK, MD

Status: Open through Sun Oct 26 2014
Max reservation window: Fri Aug 28 2015

Site, Loop:

A 09, LOOP A

Type:

Standard

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Check-in: 2:00 pm
  


Nights
  
Departure date:
 
Check-out: 11:00 am

Site Details:

  • Site Type: Standard
  • Site Reserve Type: Site-Specific
  • Checkin Time: 2:00 pm
  • Checkout Time: 11:00 am
  • Type of Use: Overnight
  • Min Num of People: 1
  • Max Num of People: 6
  • Max Num of Vehicles: 2
  • Max Vehicle Length: 30
  • Campfire Allowed: Y
  • Grills/Fire Ring: Y
  • Looking For Category: RV Site,Tent Site,Trailer Site
  • Picnic Table: Y

Alerts and Important Information

Area

It is your responsibility to have the necessary skills, knowledge and equipment for a safe and environmentally sensitive visit.

No Pets Allowed

Table/Fire Ring

Each campsite includes a picnic table and metal circular fire ring. Grills are not provided.

QUIET HOURS:
Quiet time will be maintained in the campground from 10 pm TO 7 am. This policy regulating camping in State Parks is issued for improved protection of the resource and to enhance the visitors enjoyment.

Multiple Site Reservations
Individuals making 5 or more campsite reservations will be required to provide a roster of site assignments to the park within 7 days of the start of the reservation. Roster must include:

  • Name of camper(s) registered to each site.
  • Name and telephone number of the individual making the reservations.
  • Reservation ID numbers.
  • Dates of the camping trip.
  • This will facilitate the check-in process upon arrival at the park. Rosters can be mailed to Assateague State Park, 7307 Stephen Decatur Highway, Berlin, MD 21811 Attn: Ranger Station or emailed to
    park-assateague@dnr.state.md.us.For additional information, contact Assateague State Park Ranger Station 410-641-2918 (April 24 to October 27, 2013).

    CHECK-IN, CHECK-OUT and OFFICE HOURS:

    1. CHECK-IN: Check-in begins at 2 P.M. No camper is allowed to check-in prior to that time. You must register during office hours, no late arrivals permitted. No camper or visitor may enter without checking in at Ranger Station first.
    2. CHECK-OUT: Check-out is no later than 11 A.M. You must vacate the campsite and exit the campground by 11:00 am. After 11:00 am you are illegally camping without a permit which could result in a citation. Please give yourself sufficient time to pack and load your belongings before 11 am so that others may check-in promptly.
    3. 2014 OFFICE HOURS:
  • Before Memorial Day: April 23-May 22: Sunday through Thursday 8:30 am - 8:00 pm, Friday and Saturday 8:30 am - 10:00 pm.
  • Memorial Day to Labor Day: May 23 - September 1: 7 days a week, 8:30 am - 10:00 pm.
  • After Labor Day: September 2 - October 26: Sunday through Thursday 8:30 am - 8:00 pm, Friday and Saturday 8:30 am - 10:00 pm.
  • CAMPSITE INFORMATION:

    1. TOTAL CAMPERS PER SITE: Maximum of 6 overnight campers, including children, allowed per site. Campsite must be registered to and occupied by at least one adult, 18 years or older, for the entire length of stay. Maximum of 4 additional day use visitors allowed per site.
    2. TWO VEHICLES PER SITE: Maximum of two vehicles per site. All vehicles must display pass and be parked on paved surfaces of campsite only. Vehicle cannot block or park on any portion of the roadway. Additional vehicles must park in overflow lot.
    3. CAMPING UNITS PER SITE: Maximum of 3 tents or 1 wheeled unit and up to 2 tents.
    4. FIRE IN FIRE RINGS ONLY: Open fires are not permitted. Firewood on the Island is scarce. No wooden pallets permitted to be burned. Please do not move fire rings. Campsite fires in fire ring should be extinguished with water; not sand.
    5. No water or sewer hook-ups at site. Electric hook-ups at H Loop only.

    ALCOHOL POLICY:
    The consumption or possession of an open container of an alcoholic beverage will be prohibited in all Assateague 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

    PET POLICY:

    Pets are permitted within J Loop camping area and H Loop camping area.

    Pets only allowed in I Loop camping area, on sites: 37,38,39,40,41,42,43,44,45,46,47,48,49,50,51

    Pets allowed on adjoining beach area from H-Loop cross-over south to National Park Boundary.

    Excessive barking is not permitted in any park area, especially during campground quiet hours,10:00 p.m.to 7:00 a.m.

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

    GOLDEN AGE PASS:
    MD Park Service Golden Age Pass Holders are entitled to half-price camping Sunday - Thursday, excluding Holidays. Pass must be presented upon check-in at the park. Additional service charges will apply if unable to provide proof of valid pass. Pass holder must be an occupant on the site for the entire reservation to be eligible for discount. Golden Age Pass requires a $10 fee. Information available at: http://dnr2.maryland.gov/publiclands/Pages/goldenage.aspx

    BEACH INFORMATION:
    Glass and fires of any type are not allowed on beach. Lifeguards on duty from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Campground beaches are not guarded.

    FIREWOOD RESTRICTION:
    Due to the potential threat of emerald ash borer, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources has prohibited the importation of personal firewood into all DNR owned & managed properties. Please do not bring firewood with you from home when visiting a DNR property. Local firewood available for purchase at Ranger Station or Camp Store.

    BEACH CAMPING AND WILDLIFE:
    Wild ponies bite and kick. Do not pet, feed or approach wildlife. Hard-sided food storage is highly recommended. Long tent stakes are suggested for sandy soil.

    PARK EMERGENCIES:
    After office hours, call 9-1-1 or contact PARK WATCH: 1-800-825-PARK (7275) or 410-260-8888.

    PRICING:
    Prices are subject to change without notice. Reservation Fees and cancellation fees are non-refundable.

    MINIMUM STAY:
    There is a 2 night minimum weekend stay (Friday and Saturday) and a 3 night minimum weekend stay on holiday weekends, Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend.

    Site

    APPROXIMATE SITE DIMENSIONS 20 x 33' MORE THAN 150' TO RESTROOM.

    Notes

    Area

    2014 CAMPING SEASON:

  • April 23 to October 12: Loops Reservable.
  • October 13 to October 26: Loops E,F,G,H,I,J Reservable.
  • SERVICE CHARGES:

    Camping fees cover 6 persons on site. Additional visitors will pay day use fees in effect for that day and must exit the campground by 10 PM.

    Before Memorial Day and after Labor Day the charge is $3 per car for in-state residents and $5 per car for out-of-state. Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend the charge is $4 per person for in-state residents and $6 per person for out of state. There is no charge for Golden Age Pass Holders and children in car seats.

    GENERATORS :
    Generator use is prohibited during quiet hours, 10 pm to 7 am. Outside of quiet hours, generators must be operated at a sound level that is not annoying to other park users. Failure to comply may result in a citation.

    GENERAL INFORMATION:
    Grey water must be drained into sealed, water-tight containers. Boat launch facilities are on the mainland park acreage. Fishing is available in the boat launch area or from the ocean beach. Additional services are 3-12 miles away.

    Legend

    A : Available for online reservation (click to book arrival date)
    L : Accepting Lottery Application (click to apply for the lottery)
    C : Available for Call Center reservation
    W : Available for Walk-up visitors (at facility, first-come-first-served)
    R : Reserved
    X : Not Available
    ** Arrival dates earlier than the online-reservation-window may also be available at the campground.