Construction Update – 05/29/15
Currently there is a Construction Renovation Project in progress at the Campground Bathhouse “B”, scheduled through June 25th. The entire building is being renovated and updated. All of B Camp Loop is open for the season. Campers may experience construction site activity and noise in the area Monday through Thursday. B Loop Campers will have use of the Men’s & Women’s sides of the Bathhouse on Friday through Sunday. Monday through Thursday they may use either the Bathhouse in “C” or “A” loops. Please plan your site selection reservation accordingly.
The Full Service Cabins are closed beginning September 8, 2015. There is a Renovation / Construction Project scheduled for the Fall/Winter Season to best meet needs of our visiting public and park scheduling. The project will end late spring of 2016. Please enjoy the 2015 Season and make your reservations now!
We apologize for any inconvenience the construction plans may cause our park patrons. If you have any questions, please call the park office at 410-968-0651, between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Feel free to email the Park Manager at: DennisE.Smith@maryland.gov. Also, please continue to check this website for updates.
The unguarded beaches of Janes Island offer visitors the opportunity to swim in the waters of the Chesapeake, but only at their own risk. Swimming is only allowed on Tangier Sound Side Beaches of the Island and area is accessible only by boat. Must provide your own boat; or kayak/canoe rentals are available at the Park during peak season. No swimming from the mainland park shoreline.
Pet Friendly Site.
Additional Pet Policy Information can be found at: http://dnr2.maryland.gov/Publiclands/Pages/pets.aspx
Each campsite is equipped with a fire ring/grill, picnic table and lantern post.
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.
For additional alcohol policy information, visit our web site at:
GOLDEN AGE PASS:
Persons 62 years of age and older with MD Park Service Golden Age Pass are entitled to discounted camping Sunday-Thursday, excluding Holidays. Display of Golden Age Pass will be required upon check-in. Golden Age Pass holder must be the occupant on the site. Additional service charges will be applied if unable to provide proof of valid pass. Golden Age Pass requires a $10 fee. Information available at: http://dnr2.maryland.gov/publiclands/Pages/goldenage.aspx
Sites 94,96,98,100,102 within C-Loop are available for Youth Groups. Youth Group Pass will be honored. Contact the park office at 410-968-1565 for reservation.
Additional Youth Group Camping Information can be found at:
Generators are permitted, but all aspects of their use & operation must conform to the established quiet hours & all applicable safeguards designed to prevent disturbing other visitors and to preserve the peace & tranquility of the park environment.
Due to the potential threat of the Emerald Ash Borer, the Maryland Department 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.
Insects may be a nuisance at certain times of the year. Gnats, biting flies, mosquitoes, and ticks may be a problem during the spring, summer and fall. The park is located in a forest environment which could result in a problem with wood roaches, crickets, and mice.
After office hours, Contact PARK WATCH: 1-800-825-PARK (7275), or DNR Communications at 1-410-260-8888.
All trash must be packed out of your site. Reduce/Reuse/Recycle. Dumpsters are available in the campground for camper's trash.
Quiet time will be maintained in the campground from10:00 pm to 7:00 am.
There is a two night minimum weekend stay (Friday/Saturday) and a three night minimum holiday weekend stay (Friday/Saturday/Sunday) from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day.
Prices are subject to change without notice and reservation fees, as well as cancellation fees are non-refundable.
FIREWOOD AVAILABLE ON SITE
MAXIMUM OF TWO VEHICLES PER SITE
FIRE IN FIRE RINGS ONLY
WOODED PULL THRU SITE ON INSIDE LOOP, PAD LENGTH IS 93 FEET. CLOSE TO MAIN CAMPGROUND ROAD, <150' FROM DRINKING WATER. PETS PERMITTED.