Big Run has 23 primitive campsites available year-round. Each campsite has a picnic table and fire ring. Sites 63-75 are wooded, with stone-dust camping pads. Sites 78-90 are in an open grassy field. See Park Map.
To make a reservation call 1-888-432-2267 or visit
Campers without a reservation will be permitted to pay upon arrival for campsites marked "AVAILABLE" for one night only. Campsite guests may set-up camp anytime after 3 p.m. Check-out time is 1 p.m.
Pets on a leash are permitted in any of the campsites.
The Monroe Run Group Campsite
The Monroe Run Group Campsite is available by reservation year-round. The site can accommodate up to 25 people, and includes a large shelter (built by the Civilian Conservation Corps) and three adjoining campsites. The shelter features a stone fireplace and electricity. To make a reservation call 1-888-432-2267 or visit
Youth Group Campsite
The youth group campsite is available by reservation. It has a central camping pad, with a fire ring and picnic table, and a parking area along the road. Tents may be set up on durable surfaces in the site. The site can accommodate up to 25 youth and adults. To make a reservation call 1-888-432-2267 or visit https://parkreservations.maryland.gov.
New in 2023, the Maryland Park Service has partnered with Tentrr to bring glamping opportunities to Big Run State Park. Six safari-style tent sites are available to rent that include many of the comforts of home, including a bed, furniture and Adirondack-style chairs for outdoor lounging. To make a reservation visit tentrr.com.