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Youth Group Camping Area 1 Raccoon
 

ELK NECK STATE PARK, MD

Status: Open year round.
Max reservation window: Mon Jul 27 2015

Site, Loop:

1 RACCOON, YOUTH GROUP

Type:

Group Camp

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Site Details:

  • Site Type: Group Camp
  • Site Reserve Type: Site-Specific
  • Type of Use: Overnight
  • Min Num of People: 1
  • Max Num of People: 50
  • Looking For Category: Group Site

Alerts and Important Information

Area

Youth Group Pass:
Youth Groups are required to possess a valid Maryland DNR Youth Group Pass. For more details please visit: http://dnr2.maryland.gov/publiclands/Pages/youthgroup.aspx


*NO ALCOHOL POLICY:
The consumption or possession of an open container of an alcoholic beverage is prohibited in all State Park Areas with the exception of the interior areas of Motorhomes.


FIREWOOD RESTRICTION:
Due to the potential threat of the Emerald Ash Borer, and other invasive beetles, the Maryland Dept. of Natural Resources has prohibited the importation of personal firewood into all DNR owned and managed properties. Please do not bring firewood with you when visiting a DNR Property/Park.

MUST READ II:
Sites are not reservable on Holiday Weekends. Tent camping only unless approved by the Park Manager.

SPECIFIC INFORMATION:
Adult leaders must accompany the group at a ratio of 1 Adult to not more than 10 Youths. Family members that are not a part of the Youth Group are not permitted to camp in the Youth Group Camping area, except with advance permission from the Park Manager. Youth Group sites have a maximum capacity of 50 people.


QUIET HOURS:
Quiet time in the campground is 10pm - 7am. Radios should be turned off and voices should not carry beyond the campsite.


VISITOR SERVICE CHARGES:
Maryland tagged vehicles
Weekends and Holidays = $3 per person
Weekdays = $3 per vehicle

Out-of-state tagged vehicles
Weekends and Holidays = $5 per person
Weekdays = $5 per vehicle

Children in car seats are free

Senior Citizens 62 and older with MD Golden Age Pass are free. Golden Age Pass requires a $10 fee. Information available at: http://dnr2.maryland.gov/publiclands/Pages/goldenage.aspx


NO PETS
Pets are only allowed in the North East, Elk, Miles, Choptank, Wye, and Susquehanna camping loops.


CAUTION, 12 FOOT CLEARANCE
Please note, if your camper with air conditioner and other attachments is or may be over 12 feet, please use the far right lane and contact Park Staff at 410-287-5333 to open the gate.

Notes

Area

Parking:
Maximum of 10 vehicles per Youth Group Site. All vehicles are to be parked in one line, door to door, perpendicular to the dirt road leading into the Youth Group Area.

GENERAL INFORMATION:
The Maryland Park Service does not assume direct responsibility for Youth Groups. PERMITS MAY BE CANCELLED AND ANY PERSON OR GROUP REQUIRED TO LEAVE THE PARK FOR VIOLATION OF PARK RULES AND REGULATIONS.


SWIMMING INFORMATION:
GROUPS MUST HAVE AN ADULT/LEADER PRESENT TO SUPERVISE WATER ACTIVITIES. The North East Beach area offers unguarded summer water fun. There is a bathhouse with changing rooms, toilet facilities, and cold water showers. The beach area also has numerous picnic tables and a recycled tire playground. All swimming is at your own risk.

TRASH:
There is a dumpster located in the Sassafras camping loop, as well as one in the exit lane by the camper registration building, that can be used by the Youth Group.

SPECIFIC INFORMATION II:
SITES EQUIPPED WITH PICNIC TABLES, FIRE RING WITH GRILL. Youth Group campers must use the bathhouse in the adjacent Sassafras Camping loop, <150' away.


FISHING:
Anyone over 16 needs a fishing license to fish in the park. A Non-tidal license allows visitors to fish in the pond located behind the park store. A Chesapeake Bay Sport Fishing license is required to fish in the Chesapeake Bay and it's Tributary Rivers, such as the Elk and North East Rivers which surround the park peninsula.
For more information, please visit: http://www.dnr.state.md.us/service/fishing_license.asp


PARK EMERGENCIES:
After Office Hours Please contact PARK WATCH: 1-800-825-PARK (7275) or 1-410-260-8888.


GENERATORS:
Generators are permitted, but must not disturb other campers/visitors.


PRICING:
Prices are subject to change without notice.


NO HOOK UPS

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.