Patapsco Valley State Park

Hilton Area Family Camping


The Hilton Area has 12 tent-camping only sites with no electricity.

Read the Hilton Campground Rules and Regulations.

Camper Cabins

Six single-room camper cabins offer a full size bed and a set of bunk beds, baseboard heat, electric outlets and a single overhead light. No air conditioning is provided.

Youth Group Camping

The Hilton area has four youth group campsites. These are tent camping only sites. Youth group campers have access to the restroom near Shelter 201.

Youth Group Entry
Youth groups arriving after Sunset, must call the park headquarters the day prior to your reservation at 410-461-5005, Monday through Friday between 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. to obtain additional information for entry into the park. Park gates lock at sunset.

Camp hosts are there to assist you during your stay. They can provide information on the park, assist you with emergencies, and provide you with guidance on campground rules and regulations. Camp hosts are volunteers. They may spend the entire season or at minimum one month with us. Check out our volunteer opportunities for more information on the camp host program.