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Elk Neck State Park

43 Reviews

About This Campground

State Park

Elk Neck State Park is located in Cecil County on a peninsula, formed by the Chesapeake Bay on the west and the Elk River on the east. It makes for great camping near Washington. The park has 2,370 acres of land and includes 250 campsites, 4 youth group sites and 15 cabins. Varied landscapes…

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Access

  • Drive In
    Park next to your campsite
  • Walk In
    Park in a lot, walk to your campsite
  • Hike In
    Hike a trail to your campsite
  • Boat In
    Boat to your campsite

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
    Unknown
  • Verizon
    Unknown
  • AT&T
    Unknown
  • T-Mobile
    Unknown

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Dispersed
  • Group
  • Cabins
  • Tent Cabin
  • Equestrian

Features

For Campers

  • Market
  • ADA Access
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • WiFi
  • Drinking Water
  • Electric Hookups
  • Toilets
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump
  • Sewer Hookups
  • Pull-Through Sites
  • 30 amp Hookups
  • 50 amp Hookups
  • Water Hookups
  • Max Length: 32 ft.

Reviews

43 Reviews of Elk Neck State Park

Ratings Breakdown

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J
Reviewed Sep. 17, 2021

Spot #166 had great views!

This was nice because you could see the water from the site.

It was a short jaunt to toilets/showers/potable water and everything was surprisingly clean.

Nearby was a beach that was small but cute and a cool lighthouse you could go up.

There is a camp store that had all the basics and ice and…

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Site166
Month of VisitOctober
Jenn D.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Sep. 14, 2021

Weekend getaway - was a lot of fun

I went with a friend for two nights, and we camped and had a blast. (It rained for one of the days and it was pretty thick tree cover - so it wasn't too bad.) Hiked around the lighthouse, climbed on the rocks, tried crabbing (and failed) and went kayaking around the campground in the bay. 

The…

Month of VisitSeptember
Jyll G.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Aug. 12, 2021

Quick Overnight

My son and I stayed on a quick overnight while traveling South. The reservation was easy to make, the staff super helpful, the area beautiful. I wish we had been able to stay more to explore.

SiteBohemia Loop site #200
Month of VisitSeptember

Location

Elk Neck State Park is located in Maryland

Directions

Directions from Baltimore and points South: Take I-95 North to Exit 100. Take Exit 100 onto Rt. 272 South towards the town of North East. Follow Rt. 272 South for 14 miles into Elk Neck State Park. Directions from Delaware and points North: Take I-95 South to Exit 100. Take Exit 100 onto Rt. 272 South towards the town of North East. Follow Rt. 272 South for approximately 14 miles into Elk Neck State Park.

Address

4395 Turkey Point Rd

Coordinates

39.48000048 N
75.98500067 W

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About This Campground

Elk Neck State Park is located in Cecil County on a peninsula, formed by the Chesapeake Bay on the west and the Elk River on the east. It makes for great camping near Washington. The park has 2,370 acres of land and includes 250 campsites, 4 youth group sites and 15 cabins. Varied landscapes include marshlands, heavily wooded areas, white clay cliffs, and sandy shorelines. Elk Neck State Park is divided into four areas. Turkey Point Lighthouse is located at the southern tip of the Elk Neck Peninsula. North East Beach Area and Picnic Shelters is a popular day-use area located in the western portion of the park and features a swimming area, canoe/kayak launch, picnic shelters, picnic tables, and grills. Rogues Harbor Boat Launch Facility offers public boating access to the Elk River, and fishing piers. The Elk River Camping Area is located on the eastern portion of the peninsula and offers over 250 campsites, 15 cabins (9 mini/camper cabins and 6 rustic cabins), a youth group camping area, park store, playground, and a nature center.

Connection Details

We rate connection speeds from campers like you who submit speed tests with Field Reports.

  • Good- 10+Mbps

    Campers can make calls and send texts & emails, watch an HD movie, play multiplayer games, and more.

  • Fair- 3Mbps-10Mbps

    Campers can make calls, send texts & emails, video chat, stream video, and play online games.

  • Poor- 0Mbps-3Mbps

    Campers might be able check email, send texts, and make calls.

  • Available-

    Campers have been able to connect here but we don’t know the quality of the connection.

  • Unknown-

    Connectivity is not known for this campground.

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