Dahlgren Backpacker Campground

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For Campers

  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Phone Service
  • Showers
  • Drinking Water

For Vehicles


    • Hike In
      Hike a trail to your campsite


    3 Reviews of Dahlgren Backpacker Campground

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    Reviewed Feb. 4, 2021

    AT stop with showers

    Backpacker campground with bathrooms and showers. Close to the South Mountain Inn, a hiker friendly restaurant. Big field.

    Sean M.The Dyrt PRO User
    Reviewed Aug. 2, 2020

    Good Stop on the AT

    This is a stop on the AT open only to multi-day backpackers. I’ve heard it is sometimes enforced. It’s a bit different than most AT stops, as there are no real sites, just a large grassy area to pitch tents. It isn’t reservable, but free as long as you are AT backpacking. There is a basic, but…

    Sam M.
    Reviewed Oct. 27, 2018

    great place to stop on the AT

    I only stopped here for a night while I was hiking the AT, but it was a welcome relief to get to a spot where I could wash off and have indoor plumbing for a night. The sites are nice, but seemed pretty close together. As far as campgrounds on the AT go, this is one of the nicer ones. The place…


    Dahlgren Backpacker Campground is located in Maryland


    39.48498681 N
    77.62053567 W

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