Fort Frederick State Park

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Family and youth group camping are available along the Potomac River.

Map of Fort Frederick State Park Camp Loop

Family Campsites

  • 29 campsites equipped with a stone dust camping pad, picnic table, fire ring, and lantern post.
  • Portable toilets are located in the campground the first Saturday in April to the first Sunday in November. A comfort station with flush toilets and rinse off stations is available near the parking lot for the fort.
  • There is no potable water in the campground. Potable water and a dumpster for campsite guests are located near the Railroad Tracks, 3/5 of a mile from the campground.
  • Tent Camping is available the first Saturday in April to the first Sunday in November. Self-contained camping units may camp year round. (The Campground is closed during Market Fair in April. Call the park for dates (301) 842-2155.)
  • Most campsites can be reserved from May through October. You can reserve a campsite through the parkreservations.maryland.gov or by calling 1-888-432-CAMP. Same day reservations are not available however unreserved sites are available on a first come, first served basis.
  • Check in for family campsite guests is 3 p.m. and check out is 1 p.m.

Youth Group Campsites

  • Four youth group campsites are available for organized youth groups the first Saturday in May to the first Sunday in November.
  • Portable toilets are located in the campground the first Saturday in April to the first Sunday in November. A comfort station with flush toilets and rinse off stations is available near the parking lot for the fort.
  • There is no potable water in the campground. Potable water and a dumpster for campsite guests are located near the Railroad Tracks, 3/5 of a mile from the campground.
  • Youth group campsites can be reserved from May through October with a Maryland DNR Youth Group Pass. You can reserve a campsite through the parkreservations.maryland.gov or by calling 1-888-432-CAMP. Same day reservations are not available however unreserved sites are available on a first come, first served basis by contacting the park at (301) 842-2155. Youth Groups without a Maryland DNR Youth Group Pass can also call the park to make reservations.
  • Check in for youth group campsite guests is 3 p.m. and check out is 1 p.m.