Camping in the Chesapeake Bay Region
Maryland & Virginia State Parks in the Chesapeake Bay Region
Point Lookout State Park: Scotland, Maryland. Located on a peninsula formed where the Potomac River empties into the Chesapeake Bay. There are 143 wooded campsites available; 26 of these have full hook-ups. 27 have electric.
Elk Neck State Park: North East, Maryland. Sandy beaches, marshlands and heavily wooded bluffs comprise the peninsula formed by the North East and Elk Rivers, and the Chesapeake Bay, where this park is located. An easy walking trail to Turkey Point Lighthouse provides a view of the Elk River and the Chesapeake Bay. 278 campsites available.
Susquehanna State Park: Jarretsville, Maryland. In Harford County, three miles northwest of Havre de Grace, off RT. 155, 35 miles from Baltimore. The park features a boat launch, campfire programs, campsites, cross-country skiing, fishing, flat water canoeing, hiking trails, historic interest, pet trail, picnicking, pavilions, playground, riding trails, bow hunting area and archery range. 69 campsites, six with electric, and six camper cabins.
First Landing State Park: Virginia Beach, Virginia. Popular campground located in the Virginia Beach resort area. Features fishing, trails, environmental education center.
Kiptopeke State Park: Cape Charles, Virginia. Located on the eastern shore of Virginia, this park offers recreational access to the Chesapeake Bay and the chance to explore a unique coastal habitat featuring a major flyway for migratory birds.
Calendon State Park: Caledon and the surrounding areas are the summer home for one of the largest concentrations of bald eagles on the East Coast. As many as 60 eagles have been spotted on the bluffs overlooking the Potomac River in King George County.
Belle Isle State Park: The 733-acre site is a window to the beautiful lower Rappahannock River in Lancaster County. Fishing and Boating.
Westmoreland State Park: The park's Horsehead Cliffs provide visitors with a spectacular view of the Potomac River. In addition to the scenic beauty at Westmoreland, the park offers hiking, camping, cabins, fishing, boating and swimming.
York River State Park: Located 11 miles west of Williamsburg, York River State Park offers visitors an opportunity to experience the environment of a coastal estuary.
Chippokes Plantation State Park: Chippokes Plantation State Park is one of the oldest working farms in the United States. In addition, the park has a wide variety of traditional park offerings, including a swimming complex, visitor center, picnic facilities, and hiking and biking trails.
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Commercial Campgrounds in the Chesapeake Bay Region
Bethpage Camp Resort: Urbanna, Virginia.
Buttonwood Beach RV Resort. Earlesville, Maryland
Camp Merryelande Vacation Cottages. St. George Island, MD.
Cherrystone Family Camping Resort: Cheriton, Virginia.
Chesapeake Bay Camp - Resort. Reedville, Virginia.
Duck Neck Campground. Chestertown, Maryland.
Gloucester Point Family Campground. Hayes, VA.
Grey's Point Campground. Urbanna, Virginia.
Gwynn's Island. Gwynn's Island, Virginia.
Heritage Park. Warsaw, Virginia.
New Point RV Park. New Point, Virginia
Outdoor World Harbor View Campground: Colonial Beach, Virginia.
Rainbow Acres Camping Resort. King & Queen Courthouse, Virginia.
Roaring Point Waterfront Campground. Nanticoke, Maryland.
Sandy Hill Family Campground. Quantico, Maryland.
Tall Pines Harbor Waterfront Campground: Sanford, Virginia.
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