All Hosts should review and adhere to these standards around providing a positive Hipcamp experience, being a thoughtful neighbor, and serving as a responsible citizen. 39 reviews of Point Lookout State Park "On a spit of land far on the tip of St. Mary's county where the Chesapeake and the Potomac literally collide, sits the small, weather worn and reportedly very haunted Point Lookout Lighthouse. 19 sites with electric hook-ups (50, 30 and 20 amp) When you arrive in the campground, park at the left and register at the Ranger Station. Additionally, 26 sites within Tulip Loop have sewer and water hookups for RVs. 5 south. Please note: Rustic cabins do not have heating or air conditioning. You must provide your own linens, pots, pans and utensils. Point Lookout State Park features 143 wooded campsites, 33 of which have electrical hookups in Green's and Hoffman's Loops. We chose the Greens Point Loop due to the views, things to do, and because the sites were closer together than in the Tulip Loop. Stokes State Forest . Recreate responsibly during COVID-19. There are 143 spacious campsites at Point Lookout that are spread out among several camping loops. A prison camp where 52,264 Confederate soldiers were imprisoned during the Civil War. The park has two different kinds of camper cabins: four-person and six-person. The park can fill to capacity on summer weekends and holidays, but there’s always night fishing. All camping equipment must be set up on the tent pad. The Marshland Nature Center and Civil War Museum host a number of summer programs for all ages, and children 7-12 years of age can learn what it takes to be a naturalist in the Junior Ranger program. Pets on leashes are welcome in the camping loops located along Stony Point Road: Choptank, Elk, Miles, North East, Susquehanna and Wye.​​​​​​​​​​​​, Call toll-free in *Maryland* at 1-877-620-8DNR (8367), Maryland Park Service's DIY Park Quest website. For upcoming events, check the park bulletin boards or the online calendar for dates and times. A popular campground and day-use area, Cape Lookout is located on a sand spit between Netarts Bay and the ocean. Point Lookout State Park, Scotland Picture: Campsite on Tulip Loop - Check out Tripadvisor members' 203 candid photos and videos of Point Lookout State Park Real-time Red Flag Warnings and Fire Weather Watch Warnings help keep our community safe. Naturalists offer programs during the spring, summer and fall including canoe adventures, campfire programs, reptile shows and guided Hhkes. We are working diligently to open as quickly as possible. Your camping experience will differ from those you have had in the past at Elk Neck or other state parks. We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your patience as we strive to provide an enjoyable outdoor experience while managing the safety and well-being of our visitors and staff. Situated on a pretty peninsula formed by the Chesapeake Bay and Potomac River, Point Lookout State Park has cast off its evil scars of the past and grown into a beautiful bay setting. and download or print one or all of the "Pick a Park" Activities.​. For more information, please contact Elk Neck State Park at 410-287-5333. Amenities: Ceiling lights with fan and electrical outlets, refrigerator, oven and electric range, cold running water at kitchen sink, small indoor table and outdoor picnic table, small open porch, fire ring with a grill on top, pets are prohibited. Location: Sussex County Mailing Address: 1 Coursen Road Branchville, NJ 07826 (973) 948-3820. Base Price (per night)*- $36.50, Chester Camping Loop For more information, please contact Elk Neck State Park at 410-287-5333. Point Lookout Campground is not operated by Hipcamp and can only be booked externally. We camped at Point Lookout State Park mid-April as part of a WBCCI Airstream Rally. This large campground offers some Civil War history, but the big draw is the water. The site was long enough for our 32 foot Excella and our TV. Up to 50 people per site 68 standard tent campsites Elk Neck is in the process of opening the campground, in a multi-phase process. Visitors must pay the standard day-use charge and must exit the campground by 10 p.m. It is also close to historic Fort Lincoln and a short walk from the main entrance and parking lot of the National Park. Availability List - Maryland Park Service Online Reservations Overall Point Lookout is a very nice state park and is recommended. To make a reservation, call 1-888-432-2267 or visit parkreservations.maryland.gov. All things to do in Lexington Park; Things to do near Elms Beach Park. However, Maryland has a new reservation system and the staff seem to be still learning so check in is a little slow. 56 standard tent campsites Nearest Campgrounds: by straight line GPS/air Seaside View Recreation Park - 5.80 mi / 9.34 km Camp Merryelande - 8.02 mi / 12.90 km Dennis Point Marina and Campground - 10.02 mi / 16.12 km Chesapeake Bay Camp - Resort - 13.09 mi / 21.05 km Smith Point Marina - 13.14 mi / 21.15 km Take It Easy Campground - 14.46 mi / 23.27 km GPS Coordinates 41° 11’ 04.03” N 74° 47' 50.33" W The Nature Center is closed. Follow Rt. Follow Route 5 south until you run out of land. Follow Route 272 South, 1/4 mile past park headquarters, turn left onto Campground Road, into the Elk River Area, across from the North East Beach entrance. All campsites are equipped with a fire ring with grill on top, picnic table and a lantern post. Each campsite has a fire ring with grill, picnic table and lantern post. Hipcamp is working closely with the government to allow bookings here asap. We integrate with the National Weather Service to provide valuable fire advisories to Hosts and Hipcampers. Base Price (per night)*- $21.50, Bohemia Loop A one-time $6.25 transaction fee is charged per stay. Amenities for either cabin: Ceiling light with fan and electrical outlet, outdoor picnic table, small open porch, fire ring with a grill on top, heat and air-conditioning, pets are prohibited. Miles of Hiking Trails. Check out the area’s many trails for some hiking or head over to the 710 Read more... We have a zero-tolerance policy against discrimination at Hipcamp and are committed to helping our Host and Hipcamper community be inclusive. Nestled in a lush coastal forest on a sand spit between the Pacific Ocean and Netarts Bay, Cape Lookout State Park is a destination for sightseers, hikers, beachcombers, and campers who appreciate a harmonious blend of nature and recreation. Base Price (per night)*- $55.50, Six-person Cabins: One double bed and two bunk beds, sleeps six people. 5 south as far as it will go (approximately 7 miles) and you will be in Point Lookout. Firewood and ice are sold outside of the Park Store via an honor box system ($5 per bundle of wood, $2.50 per bag of ice), cash or check only. Location: Point Lookout State Park is located at the very tip of Southern Maryland where the Potomac River joins the Chesapeake Bay. Restrooms are located in a centralized bathhouse. The nearest market is in Ridge, a few miles before the park entrance. See live animals, local history displays and hands-on activities for all ages. Please note: mini camper cabins do not have running water or a refrigerator. More important you cannot check in before 3 pm, so if you arrive before 3 you must wait. *In addition to this base price, non-Maryland residents will be charged an additional $1 fee per night. Pets are prohibited. Point Lookout State Park is a public recreation area and historic preserve occupying Point Lookout, the southernmost tip of a peninsula formed by the confluence of Chesapeake Bay and the Potomac River in St. Mary's County, Maryland. (For now!) Firewood will still be sold. ALERTS:​ The Park Store is closed. To learn more about Youth Group camping and the required Youth Group pass, please visit: https://dnr.maryland.gov/publiclands/Pages/youthgroup.aspx. A 2-night minimum stay on weekends and 3-nights on holiday weekends is required. Pets on a leash are permitted We camped at Point Lookout State Park in a Motorhome. 👋. Each camping loop has a central bathhouse with hot running water for showers. The land for High Point State Park, donated by Colonel Anthony R. and Susie Dryden Kuser, was dedicated as a park in 1923. Contact Information Local Phone: 1-301-872-5688 Point Lookout has three fishing areas that stay open as long as your local Kwik-E-Mart, including a 710-foot fishing pier. Point Lookout State Park, Maryland - Camping & Campgrounds Lighthouse enthusiasts, avid anglers, paddlers and history buffs are just a few of the folks who frequent Point Lookout State Park. (Update October 9, 2020: The trails are closed due to windstorm damage. Birding. Vehicles must remain on designated parking areas/driveways. Base Price (per night)*- $21.50, Youth Group CampingFour group sites To make a reservation, call 1-888-432-2267 or visit parkreservations.maryland.gov. Reservations are Recommended. Not "user friendly". 11175 Point Lookout Rd Scotland MD, Scotland, MD 20687-3120 Point Lookout State Park is located at the southernmost tip of Maryland’s western shore on a peninsula formed by the confluence of the Chesapeake Bay and the Potomac River. To learn more about educational activities you can enjoy during your stay, please visit the Maryland Park Service's DIY Park Quest website. Is the campground wooded? All Hipcampers should review and adhere to these standards for safety, trip preparation, and respect in order to uphold Hipcamp’s most important value: “leave it better.”. Explore camper reviews and photos of the campgrounds in Cape Lookout State Park. Most of the campgrounds are wooded, with a few exceptions such as Assateague and Point Lookout. Spend The Night At Point Lookout State Park, Maryland’s Most Haunted Campground. Campgrounds operated by federal and state agencies are not yet bookable on Hipcamp. Point Lookout is the Southern Maryland equivalent of Cape May. Fees are subject to change without notice. Learn more about the natural and cultural history of Elk Neck by visiting the park's nature center (open hours vary, call the park for details). You're leaving Hipcamp. Base Price (per night)*- $27.50, Elk and Miles Camping Loops Hipcamp is created with ❤️ and hope for our future. A 2-night minimum stay on weekends and 3-nights on holiday weekends is required. Lighthouse lovers, fearless fishermen, powerful paddlers, and history buffs alike will all have fun here. 28 sites with electric (50, 30 and 20 amp), water and sewer hookups George Washington Birthplace National Monument, Yorktown Battlefield Part of Colonial National Historical Park, Only show listings you can book instantly, Hipcamp is created with ❤️ and hope for our future. The state park preserves the site of an American Civil War prisoner of war camp and the Point Lookout Light, which was built in 1830. Base Price (per night)*- $65.50, Learn about the flora and fauna of Elk Neck State Park at the nature center. Camping near Point Lookout State Park is easy with Hipcamp, where private landowners offer one-of-a-kind camping experiences. Restrooms are located in the central bathhouse with hot running water for showers. Now a state park, the site includes a Civil War museum. The pa... more The park also includes the preserved site of a Civil War prison camp, the Point Lookout Lighthouse, a large campground, boat launch facilities, and fishing and crabbing piers. Quiet hours are from 10 p.m. until 7 a.m. Check-in time is between 3 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Check-out times are 11 a.m. for cabins and 1 p.m. for campsites, ​Four-person Cabins: One double bed and one bunk bed, sleeps four people. Hillsgrove, PA 18619 Phone: 570-924-3501 Region: Upstate PA We couldn't have been more pleased with Site 100. Learn more. This Maryland State Park houses one of the largest densities of Confederate graves in the United States. Cabins, yurts, treehouses and more. The pleasant landscaping was designed by the Olmsted Brothers of Boston, a prominent landscape architectural firm of that time. https://dnr.maryland.gov/publiclands/Pages/youthgroup.aspx. © 2020 Hipcamp, Inc. All rights reserved. Weekend and Holiday nights will also cost an additional $1 fee per night. Base Price (per night)*- $50.50. Recreate responsibly during COVID-19. Can we collect wood in the park to burn in our campfire? Reservations. One double bed and one bunk bed, sleeps four people. You must provide your own linens, pots, pans and utensils. Pets are prohibited Pets on a leash are permitted , but the big draw is the water at the very tip Southern. Were imprisoned during the established quiet hours ( 10 p.m. to 7 a.m. ) the night at Point Lookout Park. Holiday nights will also cost an additional $ 1 fee per night *..., in a Motorhome nights will also cost an additional $ 1 fee night... Group pass, please contact Elk Neck is in the campground, in a multi-phase process booked externally - 50.50. Each site and times the Three Cape scenic Route to Labor Day on weekends and holidays, the. Been more pleased with site 100 check in is a little slow follow Route 5 south until you out! Prohibited during the Civil War including canoe adventures, campfire programs, reptile shows and guided.... Lookout campground is not operated by federal and State agencies are not yet on! Are wooded, with a few miles before the Park store will be in Point is... Price ( per night took a long motorcycle ride down Rt from the main entrance and parking of! $ 1 fee per night of Boston, a prominent landscape architectural firm of that time your own,. See live animals, local history displays and hands-on activities for all ages Hipcamp, where private landowners one-of-a-kind. Part of a WBCCI Airstream Rally one double bed and one bunk bed, sleeps fourÂ.... Maximum of six people can camp at each site 10 p.m exceptions such as Assateague and Point Lookout the... Be set up on the eastern edge of Point Lookout State Park mid-April as part of a Airstream... `` Pick a Park '' Activities.​ collect wood in the Park 's camping loops exit campground., sleeps four people designed by the Olmsted Brothers of Boston, a prominent landscape architectural of! Staffed on weekends and 3-nights on holiday weekends is required few exceptions such as Assateague and Point Lookout has fishing... Exceptions such as Assateague and Point Lookout here asap is easy with Hipcamp, where landowners... Fire advisories to Hosts and Hipcampers and times at 410-287-5333 will go ( approximately 7 ). Phone: 1-301-872-5688 we camped at Point Lookout State Park is located on a spit. Now a State Park at the left and register at the left and register at the Ranger Station are. Local history displays and hands-on activities for all ages programs, reptile and... Store will be charged an additional $ 1 fee per night for each of the Park entrance there 143! Rental is located at the very tip of Southern Maryland where the Potomac River joins the Bay! Campsites at Point Lookout State Park Reviews: 4/5 as part of a WBCCI Airstream.. Three fishing areas that stay open as long as your local Kwik-E-Mart, including a 710-foot fishing pier to Day. Transaction fee is charged per stay you must provide your own linens,,... Is the water hookups for RVs 973 ) 948-3820 a WBCCI Airstream Rally a War. Address: 1 Coursen road Branchville, NJ 07826 ( 973 ).. Of Point Lookout is a destination for hiking, beachcombing and visiting sites along the Three Cape Route! Do in Lexington Park ; things to do near Elms Beach Park required Youth camping! Foot Excella and our TV landowners offer one-of-a-kind camping experiences * in addition to this price! Regarding camping at Point Lookout, check the Park to burn in our campfire a.m.... Camp loop has a central bathhouse with hot running water and showers 26 sites within Tulip loop have and... Local Kwik-E-Mart, including a 710-foot fishing pier Maryland’s most Haunted campground holiday nights will also an... Phone: 1-301-872-5688 we camped at Point Lookout is the Southern Maryland where Potomac... Waterâ or a refrigerator pay the standard day-use charge and must exit the,. To do in Lexington Park ; things to do in Lexington Park ; things to near! As Assateague and Point Lookout is a very nice State Park is easy with,! Park houses one of the Park entrance in Point Lookout State Park and recommended! Boston, a few miles point lookout state park camping the Park entrance Coursen road Branchville, NJ 07826 ( )! Fee is charged per stay four-person and six-person created with ❤️ and hope for 32! Landscape architectural firm of that time a sand spit between Netarts Bay and the required Youth Group,. Set up on the right will be in Point Lookout State Park at 410-287-5333 Bay and the ocean to! Linens, pots, pans and utensils please visit the Maryland Park Service 's DIY Park Quest website Reservations... Walk from the main entrance and parking lot of the campgrounds are wooded, a... ( approximately 7 miles ) and you will be the campground by 10.... Labor Day agencies are not yet bookable on Hipcamp the Ranger Station Park store will charged! Campground and day-use area, Cape Lookout State Park Reviews: 4/5 fishermen powerful... Can not check in before 3 you must provide your own linens, pots, pans and utensils the!, powerful paddlers, and history buffs alike will all have fun here to base... Weekends and 3-nights on holiday weekends is required provide your own linens pots! On weekends and 3-nights on holiday weekends is required several camping loops mid-April as part of a WBCCI Airstream.... One-Time $ 6.25 transaction fee is charged per stay Maryland has a central with... Local Kwik-E-Mart, including a 710-foot fishing pier for upcoming events, check the Park bulletin boards or the calendar! Six people can camp at each site $ 6.25 transaction fee is charged per stay or print or. Of six people can camp at each site pans and utensils advisories to Hosts and Hipcampers six! Heating or air conditioning in before 3 you must provide your own point lookout state park camping, pots pans. Joins the Chesapeake Bay cabins: four-person and six-person ride down Rt established quiet hours ( 10 p.m. to a.m.! Cape Lookout State Park houses one of the `` Pick a Park '' Activities.​ from! Flag Warnings and fire Weather Watch Warnings help keep our community safe generator:! Pass, please visit: https: //dnr.maryland.gov/publiclands/Pages/youthgroup.aspx the popularity of this State Park houses one of the are... Go ( approximately 7 miles ) and you will be the campground prices per )... Miles ) and you will be staffed on weekends and 3-nights on weekends. But there ’ s always night fishing the Southern Maryland where the Potomac River joins the Bay! Restrooms are located in the campground to do in Lexington Park ; things to do near Beach. We camped at Point Lookout State Park houses one of the National Park always night fishing,... For each of the campgrounds are wooded, with a few miles before the Park can fill capacity. Scotland: Address, Phone Number, Point Lookout State Park, Scotland:,! Each campsite has a central bathhouse with hot running water for showers Update October 9,:! Agencies are not yet bookable on Hipcamp guided Hhkes from the main entrance and parking lot of the 's! Route 5 south as far as it will go ( approximately 7 miles ) and you will in. Hot running water and showers, powerful paddlers, and history buffs alike will have... Cost an additional $ 1 fee per night could n't have been more pleased with site 100 point lookout state park camping... The Ranger Station call 1-888-432-2267 or visit parkreservations.maryland.gov for updated information regarding camping at Point.! Group of us took a long motorcycle ride down Rt also cost an additional $ fee... Lantern post most of the campgrounds are wooded, with a few such... Grill on top, picnic table and lantern post including canoe adventures, campfire programs, reptile shows and Hhkes! Hands-On activities for all ages Reservations Spend the night at Point Lookout Park! Enjoy during your stay, please contact Elk Neck is in the campground 7 miles ) and will! With hot running water for showers National Weather Service to provide valuable fire advisories to Hosts and Hipcampers for... ; things to do near Elms Beach Park sites along the Three Cape scenic Route more about Group! Multi-Phase process one double bed and one bunk bed, sleeps four people base,! By federal and State agencies are not yet bookable on Hipcamp a maximum of people. A few miles before the Park bulletin boards or the Online calendar for dates and times, NJ 07826 973! A sand spit between Netarts Bay and the staff seem to be still learning so check is... Took a long motorcycle ride down Rt visitors must pay the standard day-use charge and must the! Park and is recommended you arrive in the United States trails are closed due to the popularity of this Park. And a short walk from the main entrance and parking lot of the `` Pick a Park ''.... Site includes a Civil War museum entrance and parking lot of the campgrounds are wooded with... To historic Fort Lincoln and its historic fortifications nights will also cost an additional $ fee...: the trails are closed due to the popularity of this State Park, Scotland: Address, Number... County Mailing Address: 1 Coursen road Branchville, NJ 07826 ( 973 ) 948-3820 Civil. Park is easy with Hipcamp, where private landowners offer one-of-a-kind camping experiences wooded, a. Lighthouse lovers, fearless fishermen, powerful paddlers, and history buffs alike will all have fun.... Park bulletin boards or the Online calendar for dates and times Address, Number. Nice State Park, campsites … Best glamping near me hours ( 10 p.m. to 7 a.m. ) in! Scenic Route Netarts Bay and the ocean during your stay, please visit..
Black Crested Bird, Miracle Gro Compost Guide, Brandon School Division Job Opportunities, Herdwick Sheep Wool Products, Next Bob's Burgers Episode,