Maryland Recreation Areas

Looking for awesome outdoor recreation areas in Maryland? View Maryland parks and recreation areas below, listed in alphabetical order. Each listing has images, full description, map, directions, activities, phone number, and links to campgrounds and hiking trails within the recreation area.

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Annmarie Garden on St. John, Maryland Camping & Hiking

Directions From Washington DC: Take Route 4 South to Exit 11 (Prince Frederick). Continue on 4 South, following signs to Solomons. Left on Dowell Road at Solomons Firehouse. Garden is less than 1/4 mile on left. From Baltimore (Beltway I-695): Take I-97 (Annapolis) to Route 301 South (Bowie). Continue on 301 to Route 4 and follow signs to Solomons. Left on Dowell Road at Solomons Firehouse. Garden is less than 1/4 mile on left. From Annapolis: Follow Route 2 South towards Prince Frederick/Solomons. Left (South) onto Route 2/4 at Sunderland light. Left on Dowell Road at Solomons Firehouse. Garden is less than 1/4 mile on left. Phone (410)326-4640 Activities INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, VISITOR CENTER 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

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Antietam National Battlefield, Maryland Camping & Hiking

Directions Ten miles south of I-70 on Maryland Route 65 Phone (301) 432-5124 Activities BIKING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Maryland Campgrounds Rohrbach Group Campground 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 Antietam National Battlefield Official Website Antietam National Battlefield Map 23,000 soldiers were killed, wounded or missing after twelve hours of savage combat on September 17, 1862. The Battle of Antietam ended the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia’s first invasion into the North and led Abraham Lincoln to issue the preliminary Emancipation Proclamation.

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Assateague Island National Seashore, Maryland Camping & Hiking

Directions There are two entrances to Assateague Island National Seashore. Assateague’s north entrance is at the end of Route 611, eight miles south of Ocean City, MD. The south entrance is at the end of Route 175, two miles east of Chincoteague, VA. There is no vehicle access between the two entrances on Assateague Island. Vehicles must return to the mainland to access either the north or south entrance. Phone (410) 641-1441 Activities AUTO TOURING, BIKING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PADDLING, SWIMMING, HORSE CAMPING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Maryland Campgrounds ASSATEAGUE ISLAND NATIONAL SEASHORE CAMPGROUND 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 Assateague Island National Seashore Official Website Assateague Island National Seashore Map Want to live on the

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Baltimore National Heritage Area, Maryland Camping & Hiking

Directions The 18.2 square miles of the Baltimore National Heritage Area encompass the city’s oldest neighborhoods as well as the downtown and waterfront areas. Phone (410) 878-6411 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 Baltimore National Heritage Area Official Website Baltimore National Heritage Area Map For nearly three centuries, Baltimore has stood as a center of commerce and culture for the Chesapeake Bay. The city has seen the incredible transformation of American identity, shaped by war, prosperity, and struggles for freedom and civil rights. Visit the Baltimore National Heritage Area to experience the places and people that shaped the nation and forged the American identity.

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Baltimore-Washington Parkway, Maryland Camping & Hiking

Directions This 29-mile highway connects Baltimore, MD and Washington, D.C Phone (301) 344-3948 Activities AUTO TOURING 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 Baltimore-Washington Parkway Official Website Baltimore-Washington Parkway Map This 29-mile highway connects Baltimore, MD and Washington, D.C. The parkway has carried visitors to and from the capital city since 1954. Happy 2020!

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Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge, Maryland Camping & Hiking

Directions Take Rt. 50 into Cambridge, MD. Turn south on to Rt. 16 at the Wal-Mart shopping center (across from the entrance to the Hyatt Regency). Travel approx. 7 miles to the town of Church Creek. Turn left on to Rt. 335. Travel approx. 4 miles, then turn left at Key Wallace Drive. Travel 1.5 miles to the Visitor Center, or 3 miles to access the Wildlife Drive. Phone 410-228-2677 Activities AUTO TOURING, BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY, PADDLING 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 Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge, located 12 miles south of Cambridge, Maryland, was established in 1933 as a refuge for migratory waterfowl. The

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Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail, Maryland Camping & Hiking

Directions For an internet map search or GPS, use the following: Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Center, 1000 Colonial Parkway, Yorktown, Virginia 23690. Historic Jamestowne Visitor Center, 1368 Colonial Parkway, Jamestown, Virginia 23081. Phone (757) 898-3400 Activities BOATING, PADDLING 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 Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail Official Website Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail Map Four hundred years ago Englishman John Smith and a small crew of adventurers set out in an open boat to explore the Chesapeake Bay. Between 1607 and 1609 Smith and his crew mapped nearly 3,000 miles of the Bay and rivers and documented American Indian communities. Smith™s map and journals are a remarkable record of the 17th-century Chesapeake. Come

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Catoctin Mountain Park, Maryland Camping & Hiking

Directions To reach the visitor center from the east, follow US Route 15 to MD Route 77 and go west about 3 miles. The visitor center is on the right side of the road. From the west, take I 70 to MD 66 at exit 35. Turn left onto MD 66 north and travel about 5 miles, passing through the roundabout. Turn right onto MD 64 and drive 1 mile. Turn right onto MD 77. Drive on MD 77 about 7.5 miles. The visitor center is on the left. Phone (301) 663-9388 Activities CLIMBING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, PICNICKING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Maryland Campgrounds POPLAR GROVE YOUTH GROUP CAMPGROUND CAMP MISTY MOUNT Adirondack Shelters OWENS CREEK CAMPGROUND CAMP ROUND MEADOW Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Maryland Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More

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Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park, Maryland Camping & Hiking

Directions There are many access point along the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park. There is no main entrance. Please visit our directions page to determine how to get to your closest access point. Phone (301) 739-4200 Activities BIKING, BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PADDLING 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 Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park Official Website Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park Map Preserving America’s early transportation history, the C&O Canal began as a dream of passage to Western wealth. Operating for nearly 100 years the canal was a lifeline for communities along the Potomac River as coal, lumber, and agricultural products floated down the waterway to market. Today it

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Chesapeake Bay Maryland National Estuarine Research Reserve, Maryland Camping & Hiking

Directions The Jug Bay component of the reserve is located 20 miles from Washington, D.C.; the Otter Point Creek component is 19 miles northeast of Baltimore; the Monie Bay component is located 20 miles from Salisbury, Maryland Phone 410-260-8744 Activities BOATING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY, PADDLING, SWIMMING 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 National Estuarine Research Reserve System — Chesapeake Bay, MD Chesapeake Bay Maryland National Estuarine Research Reserve Website Chesapeake Bay Maryland National Estuarine Research Reserve Map Chesapeake Bay Maryland National Estuarine Research Reserve Facebook page The Chesapeake Bay is the largest estuary in the United States and is one of the most productive bodies of water in

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Chesapeake Bay, Maryland Camping & Hiking

Directions The Chesapeake Bay main office is in the Eastport neighborhood of Annapolis. Use the Rowe Boulevard exit off of Route 50 to enter the city of Annapolis. Drive along Rowe Boulevard and turn slightly right toward Northwest Street. Turn slightly left onto Northwest Street. Turn right onto Church Circle and use the right two lanes to turn right onto Duke of Gloucester Street. At dead-end, turn right onto the Sixth Street bridge. At traffic light, turn left onto Severn Avenue. The office building is on the left. Phone (410) 260-2470 Activities BOATING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PADDLING 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 Chesapeake Bay Official Website NPS helps you learn about and enjoy the Chesapeake Bay, the largest estuary

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Clara Barton National Historic Site, Maryland Camping & Hiking

Directions By Car: Capital Beltway (I-495), Maryland outer loop exit 40 Cabin John Parkway to Clara Barton Parkway; Virginia inner loop exit 41 Clara Barton Parkway East; follow Clara Barton Parkway to MacArthur Boulevard and Glen Echo exit, left onto MacArthur Boulevard, straight across traffic circle at Goldsboro Road, next left onto Oxford Road, end of street, parking lots on the left. By Metro: Red Line to Bethesda or Friendship Heights Station, transfer to Montgomery County Ride-On Bus # 29, Glen Echo stop. Phone (301) 320-1400 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 Clara Barton National Historic Site Official Website Clara Barton National Historic Site Map Clara Barton dedicated her life and energies to help others in times of need

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Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail

Douglas Point Special Recreation Management Area, Maryland Camping & Hiking

Directions From Interstate Highway 95/495 in Maryland, take Exit 3 for Hwy 210 South to Hwy 225, connecting with Hwy 224. Follow signs for Nanjemoy and the Purse State Park. Phone 703-339-8473 Activities BIKING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY, SNORKELING 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 Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail Related Link(s) More Maryland Recreation Areas BLM Eastern States Twitter BLM Eastern States YouTube Channel BLM Eastern States Facebook Page BLM Eastern States Flickr The Douglas Point Area lies in a lightly populated area of southern Maryland in western Charles County. The remaining portions of this once agricultural and rural peninsula county are experiencing rapid growth due to expanding

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Eastern Neck National Wildlife Refuge, Maryland Camping & Hiking

Directions From the West: Take U.S. Rt. 50/301 East across the Chesapeake Bay Bridge ($2.50 toll). Continue on Rt. 301 North after Rts. 50 and 301 split. Exit Rt. 301 onto Rt. 213 North towards Chestertown. In Chestertown, turn left from Rt. 213 onto Rt. 291. At the end of this short bypass, turn right onto Rt. 20. Follow Rt. 20 South for 12 miles into Rock Hall. At the caution light, turn left onto Rt. 445. Follow Rt. 445 approximately 7 miles from Rock Hall to the refuge entrance bridge. Phone 410-639-7056 Activities BIKING, BOATING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY, PADDLING 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

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Fort Foote Park, Maryland Camping & Hiking

Directions From the Beltway (I495/I95), take Exit 3, Indian Head Highway south (MD210/Indian Head Highway) and drive for approximately 3.5 miles to Old Fort Road. Turn right for 1 mile to Fort Foote Road S, turn left. Follow the winding road through the residential area to entrance sight on the left for the fort. If driving north on MD210/Indian Head Highway turn left onto the 2nd Old Fort Road you come to (Old Fort Rd cross 210 twice). There will be a McDonald’s on your left at the correct traffic light. Phone (301) 763-4600 Activities WILDLIFE VIEWING 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 Foote Park Official Website Fort Foote Park Map Fort Foote was constructed in 1863 atop

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

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

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Fort Washington Park, Maryland Camping & Hiking

Directions From I-95/495 take exit 3, Indian Head Highway South/MD 210. Travel about 4 miles to Fort Washington Road, turn right. The park is located at the end of the road. From Waldorf, MD: MD228 to Indian Head Highway/MD210 North. Turn left onto Old Fort Road. Continue to end of road, at the stop sign turn left onto Fort Washington Road, continue to park entrance. Phone (301) 763-4600 Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, FISHING, PICNICKING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Maryland Campgrounds Fort Washington Park Day Use Facilities 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 Washington Park Official Website Fort Washington Park Map Built to defend the river approach to Washington, DC, Fort Washington has stood as silent sentry for over 200 years. As technologies advanced

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Glen Echo Park, Maryland Camping & Hiking

Directions By Car: Capital Beltway (I-495), Maryland outer loop exit 40 Cabin John Parkway to Clara Barton Parkway; Virginia inner loop exit 41 Clara Barton Parkway East; follow Clara Barton Parkway to MacArthur Boulevard and Glen Echo exit, left onto MacArthur Boulevard, straight across traffic circle at Goldsboro Road, next left onto Oxford Road, end of street, parking lots on the left. By Metro: Red Line to Bethesda or Friendship Heights Station, transfer to Montgomery County Ride-On Bus # 29, Glen Echo stop. Phone (301) 320-1400 Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE 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 Glen Echo Park Official Website Glen Echo Park Map Glen Echo Park began in 1891 as a National Chautauqua Assembly “to promote

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Greenbelt Park, Maryland Camping & Hiking

Directions Off I-95 South Take Exit 23 Route 201 Kenilworth Avenue South(toward Bladensburg). (this will be a left). Drive on Kenilworth Avenue (Route 201). Once crossing over I-95, you will see sign for Route 193 Greenbelt Road. Veer right to Take Route 193 East. Take a left on Greenbelt Road . (Greenbelt Road is Route 193 and is an overpass over Route 201) The park entrance is a quarter mile on the right hand side. Phone (301) 344-3948 Activities CAMPING, HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Maryland Campgrounds GREENBELT CAMPGROUND GREENBELT PARK PICNIC AREAS 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 Greenbelt Park Official Website Greenbelt Park Map *Greenbelt Park’s campground is closed until Spring 2020* Greenbelt Park is located in suburban Greenbelt, Maryland. Visit

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Hampton National Historic Site, Maryland Camping & Hiking

Directions Hampton is easy to get to because it’s close to three interstate highways–routes 695, 70, and 95. From the Baltimore Beltway (I 695) eastbound or westbound: Take Exit 27B, Dulaney Valley Road northbound. Take the first right turn onto Hampton Lane. The park will be on your right, about one mile from the intersection. PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION: Bus #11 stops at Goucher College, less than one mile from Hampton. The Light Rail stop at Lutherville is approximately three miles from Hampton NHS. Phone (410) 823-1309 Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE 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 Hampton National Historic Site Official Website Hampton National Historic Site Map Once possibly the largest private home in America by 1790, the Hampton

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Harmony Hall, Maryland Camping & Hiking

Directions From the Capital Beltway (I495/95) take Exit 3 to MD 210 South/Indian Head Highway, travel approximately 4 miles to Fort Washington Road, turn right. At the traffic light, Livingston Road, turn right. The Harmony Hall Regional Center will be on your left. That is where you will need to park. After parking, when facing Livingston Road, go to your left and the park entrance is the next driveway. Phone (301) 763-4600 Activities WILDLIFE VIEWING 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 Harmony Hall Official Website Harmony Hall Map The 18th century Harmony Hall mansion is located on a 62.5-acre open pasture land estate along the Potomac River. This estate was purchased by the National Park Service in 1966, to

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Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Monument, Maryland Camping & Hiking

Directions The Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center is located approximately 11 miles south of Cambridge, Maryland. From US 50, turn south on Route 16. Follow Route 16 to Church Creek about 7 miles; turn south on Route 335 / Golden Hill Road. Follow Route 335 about 4.5 miles, and the visitor center is on the right. Latitude/Longitude: 38.4445934, -76.1426984 Phone (410) 221-2290 Activities PICNICKING 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 Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Monument Official Website Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Monument Map Harriet Tubman was a deeply spiritual woman who lived her ideals and dedicated her life to freedom. She is the Underground Railroad™s best known conductor and before the Civil War repeatedly risked her

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IWW Delaware River to Chesapeake Bay, Maryland Camping & Hiking

Phone (301) 885-5622 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 IWW Delaware River to Chesapeake Bay Website Facebook Primarily a commercial navigation project, although the canal is also open to recreational boats, and public access is allowable along canal banks. There is a single boat launch facility maintained by the Corps, as well as six fishing piers along the canal banks. There is also a Canal Museum at Chesapeake City which provides visitors with a glimpse of the canal’s early days.

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Monocacy National Battlefield, Maryland Camping & Hiking

Directions From the North (U.S. 15) or West (Hagerstown): Use I-70 east and take Exit 54. Bear right then take a left onto Rt. 355. The visitor center will be on the left. From the East (Baltimore): Use I-70 west and take Exit 54. Bear left then take a left onto Rt. 355. The visitor center will be on the left. From the South (Washington): Use I-270 north to I-70 east and take Exit 54. Bear right then take a left onto Rt. 355. The visitor center will be on the the left. Phone (301) 662-3515 Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, HIKING 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 Monocacy National Battlefield Official Website Monocacy National Battlefield Map During the

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Oxon Cove Park & Oxon Hill Farm, Maryland Camping & Hiking

Directions While our mailing address is on Oxon Hill Road, the parking lot entrance to the park is on Bald Eagle Road. Bald Eagle Road can be accessed from the Capital Beltway (I-495/I-95), as well as Indian Head Highway (MD-210) and Oxon Hill Road (MD-414). For detailed directions, please visit our website at http://www.nps.gov/oxhi/planyourvisit/directions.htm Phone (301) 839-1176 Activities BIKING, HIKING, PICNICKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING 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 Oxon Cove Park & Oxon Hill Farm Official Website Oxon Cove Park & Oxon Hill Farm Map The diverse history of Maryland and our national heritage can be experienced at Oxon Cove Park. Through hands-on programs and other activities, you can experience farm life and how its changed over time.

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Patuxent Research Refuge, Maryland Camping & Hiking

Directions National Wildlife Visitor Center is located off of Powdermill Rd. between Route 197 and Baltimore/Washington Parkway near Laurel, Maryland. The North Tract is located off of Route 198 between Route 32 and Baltimore/Washington Parkway. Phone 301-497-5761 Activities AUTO TOURING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING 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 Established in 1936 by executive order of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, the Patuxent Research Refuge is the Nation's only National Wildlife Refuge established to support wildlife research. With land surrounding the Patuxent and Little Patuxent Rivers between Washington, D.C. and Baltimore, MD, the Refuge has grown from the original 2,670 acres to its present size of 12,750 acres and encompasses land formerly managed by

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Piscataway Park, Maryland Camping & Hiking

Directions The National Colonial Farm: From the Capital Beltway (I495/95) from southbound take Exit 3, to MD210 South/Indian Head Highway. Travel approximately 9 miles, at the traffic light by B&J Carryout turn right on Livingston Road (please note that Livingston Road crosses MD210 several times) Drive one block and turn right on Biddle Road. At the stop sign, turn left on Bryan Point Road and follow about 3.5 miles. National Colonial Farm will be on the right. Phone (301) 763-4600 Activities BOATING, FISHING 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 Piscataway Park Official Website Piscataway Park Map Piscataway Park is home to bald eagles, beavers, deer, foxes, ospreys, and many other species. To complement the surroundings, the park has, in

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Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail, Maryland Camping & Hiking

Directions To find the trail, download a map guide. 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 Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail Official Website Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail Map For three years the young United States was embroiled in the War of 1812 and the Chesapeake Bay region felt the brunt of it, choked by shipping blockades and ravaged by enemy raids. Through sites and landscapes in Virginia, the District of Columbia, and throughout Maryland, the Trail tells the stories of the events, people, and places that led to the birth of our National Anthem.

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Thomas Stone National Historic Site, Maryland Camping & Hiking

Directions Thomas Stone NHS is located on Rose Hill Road, between Maryland state routes 225 and 6, four miles west of LaPlata, MD. Phone (301) 392-1776 Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE 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 Thomas Stone National Historic Site Official Website Thomas Stone National Historic Site Map Prior to the Revolutionary War, Thomas Stone led a very comfortable life as a planter and lawyer. After realizing war with Great Britain was inevitable, he risked everything he held dear– life, fortune, and sacred honor– to safeguard American rights. To that end, Thomas Stone became one of 56 men to sign one of the most important documents in World History; the Declaration of Independence.

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