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.
Construction of park improvements to Nature Center is scheduled to begin Sept 16, 2013 with a projected completion date of April 8, 2014. During this time period camper registration and limited concession items will be temporary moved to the park administration building (located to the right of the park entrance gate). Other areas of the park that will be closed during construction: Fall of 2013 - campsite A47 and A48. Spring of 2014 - campsites A47, A48, A49, A50, and A51. These sites will remain closed until construction is completed. Other closures affected during construction will be the marina fish cleaning station and the camper trailer storage area lot. NO CONSTRUCTION WORK WILL OCCUR ON WEEKENDS. We apologize for any inconvenience the construction may cause our park patrons. If you have any questions, please call the park office at (410) 968-1565, between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm. Please continue to check website for updates.
12:00 Noon Customers will be charged an additional night service charge if the customer is not checked-out on time. Due to recent problems involving unnecessary damages to cabins and excessive cleaning needs, customers will be charged $25-$100 should unnecessary damage be found at check-out or the facility requires excessive cleaning.
PETS NOT ALLOWED IN CABIN OR IN CABIN AREA OF PARK.
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:
March 28, 2014 thru April 24, 2014, only A-Loop and C-Loop bath houses are open.
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://dnr.maryland.gov/publiclands/goldenage.asp
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.
Vehicles cannot drive up to the cabins, they must park in designated parking areas and walk approximately 150 ft. to cabins.
Each cabin is equipped with a ceiling fan, a small heating unit, window air-conditioner, an overhead light, electrical outlets, and indoor table and chairs, a porch, picnic table and a fire ring/grill. Linens, blankets & pillows are NOT provided.
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.
Tents are not permitted on mini cabin sites.
MAXIMUM OF TWO VEHICLES PER SITE
FIRE IN FIRE RINGS ONLY
FIREWOOD AVAILABLE ON SITE
HAS TWO SETS OF BUNK BEDS