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Camping

Camping is something you should try to do at least once with your kids.  Either as a family, through scouts or another organization!  So head out and commune with nature.  Whether you choose to camp in tents or cabins, this camping guide will come in handy.

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Assateague Island

7206 National Seashore Lane
Berlin MD 21811

Age: All ages

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Assateague Island is home to sandy beaches, salt marshes, maritime forests and coastal bays.  Home to the wild horses, you can enjoy their beauty from a distance (i.e. feeding and/or petting them is detrimental to both visitors and horses).

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Bears Den Trail Center

540-554-20135

18393 Blueridge Mountain Road
Bluemont VA 20135

Age: All ages

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The Bears Den Trail Center is owned by the Appalachian Trail Conservancy and operated by the Potomac Trail Club.  They have a primitive campground, a rustic cottage, a drop-in long distance backpacker hostel as well as a contact for all your...

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Blackwater Falls State Park

1584 Blackwater Lodge Road
Davis WV 26260

Age: All ages

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Blackwater Falls State Park, in West Virginia is a breathtaking wonder to visit.  The waters plunge 5 stories into an 8-mile long gorge.  At the state park, you'll find a lodge, cabins plus a restaurant.  In addition, there are year-round...

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Brunswick Family Campground

301-695-5177

1 East Potomac Street
Brunswick MD 21716

Price: $20.33 and up

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The Brunswick Family Campground has 300 tent sites and 65 RV sites. There are bath houses, a city swimming pool, water hookups and more amenities.

The Brunswick Family Campground is close to Harper's Ferry, Antietam National Battlefield...

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Bull Run Regional Park

703-631-0552

7700 Bull Run Drive
Centerville VA 20121

Price: Vehicle fee for non-jurisdiction only

Age: All ages

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At Bull Run Regional Park, bring a bucket and a shovel for a playground in the sand! The playground equipment is not the greatest, but the kids don't seem to mind. Swings, play structure, monkey bars, giant turtle, see saws, and tunnels. Nearby...

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Burke Lake Park

703-323-6600

7315 Ox Road
Fairfax Station VA 22039

Price: No fee for Fairfax residents; Non-county chareds on weekends; $28/night (camping)

Age: All ages

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Burke Lake Park is open daily from sunrise to sunset, with longer hours during different seasons.  There are a variety of activities available at the park which is sure to please all ages.

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C&O Canal - Canal Quarters

Price: $70 and up

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While not traditional camping; for the first time the C&O Canal Trust is opening various Canal Quarters so that people can stay overnight and experience life as it may have been years ago.

Each lockhouse is over 170 years old and will...

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Cabin Camping in Virginia

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Not ready to go 'hard-core' and tent camp? Try one of these many cabin camping options in Virginia.

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Cape Henlopen State Park

302-645-8983

Cape Henlopen State Park
Lewes DE 19958

Age: All ages

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Cape Henlopen State Park is one of several Delaware area beaches and attracts visitors who camp, fish and participate in other nature activities.  Lifeguarded beaches are available during the summer months (you can swim other times, however there...

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Cape May Beaches

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There are many beaches on the Jersey Shore.  One of the highlights though is Cape May and Wildwood.  Read the Our Kids review which outlines several of the popular beaches and...

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Claytor Lake State Park

6620 Ben H. Bolen Drive
Dublin VA 24084

Age: All ages

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Claytor Lake State Park has cabins, lodges and tent sites for camping options.  The park also offers swimming, biking, hiking and picnicking.  Known for it's sport fishing and boating, Claytor Lake State Pakr has a marina.

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Cunningham Falls State Park

301-271-7574

14039 Catoctin Hollow Road
Thurmont MD 21788

Price: $20 and up per night

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Cunningham Falls State Park is located in the Catoctin Mountains and has two different camping areas.

The Houck Area has 140 campsites and nine camper cabins. The Manor Area has 31 campsites; although is closed until further notice....

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Delaware Beaches Jellystone Park Camp-Resort

302-491-6614

8295 Brick Granary Road
Lincoln DE 19960

Price: $30+

Age: All ages

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Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park in Delaware is an easy 2+ hour drive from the DC metro area.  The campground was purchased from a long-time owner and converted to the Jellystone brand.   They offer themed-weekends that will definitely not leave the...

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Duncan's Family Campground

410-741-9558

6381 Sands Road
Lothian MD 20711

Price: $33 and up

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Duncan's Family Campground is 20 minutes from the Washington, DC metro area and near Baltimore and Annapolis. They have tent sites, full hookups and rustic cabins.

There is a camp store, clean restrooms, hot showers, laundry room,...

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Greenbelt Park

301-344-3948

6565 Greenbelt Road
Greenbelt MD 20770

Price: $16 per night

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Greenbelt Park is open year round and offers 174 campsites. There are hot showers and bathroom facilities. Reservations are required and the park accepts cash or check. The fee is $16/night; cash and check only.

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Greenbrier State Park

301-791-4767

21843 National Pike
Boonsboro MD 21713

Price: $21.49 and up (camping)

Age: All ages

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Greenbrier State Park is a 42-acre man-made lake and beach and a very popular place during the summertime.  There are 165 campsites that offer bathhouses with hot showers. Each campsite has a fire ring, table and parking area.. Electrical hookups...

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Harpers Ferry Adventure Center

800-836-9911

37410 Adventure Center Lane
Purcellville VA 20132

Age: 4 and up

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The Harpers Ferry Adventure Center offers a plethora of exciting adventures that includes: whitewater rafting, water tubing, kayaking, canoeing PLUS fishing, camping, zip line tours and more!

They have cabin rentals available that start at...

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Lake Fairfax Park

703-471-5415

1400 Lake Fairfax Drive
Reston VA 20190

Price: Free admission

Age: All ages

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Lake Fairfax Park is a 476-acre park, with a lake, pedal boat rentals, tour boat, trails, playground, picnic areas, sports fields, carousel and camping. It's also home to the...

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Little Bennett Campground

301-528-3430

23705 Frederick Road
Clarksburg MD 20871

Price: $21 and up

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Little Bennett Campground is part of the Little Bennett Regional Park. This is a great campsite for first-timers and seasoned campers. The campground offers great wooded campsites and various hiking and biking trails throughout.

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Maryland State Parks

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"The Maryland Park Service offers more than 2,000 campsites, 120 full-service and camper cabins, and 100 picnic shelters to guests." Check this website for detailed information...

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