Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine, Maryland Camping & Hiking

Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine Image Gallery

Directions

The park is three miles southeast of the Baltimore Inner Harbor and just off I-95. Follow the brown Fort McHenry directional signs along all major routes to the park. From I-95 northbound, take Exit 55 Key Highway and follow Fort McHenry signs.

Phone

(410) 962-4290

Camping Reservations

Reserve your campsite at these camping areas:

Maryland Campgrounds

Hiking Trails

Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails:

Maryland Hiking Trails

Related Link(s)

More Maryland Recreation Areas

Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine Official Website

Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine Map

by the dawn’s early light, a large red, white and blue banner? Whose broad stripes and bright stars . . . were so gallantly streaming! over the star-shaped Fort McHenry during the Battle of Baltimore, September 13-14, 1814. The valiant defense of the fort inspired Francis Scott Key to write “The Star-Spangled Banner.”