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Mccoy's Ferry Campground

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National Park Service

Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park


The McCoys Ferry Campground is located at Mile 110.4 on the C&O; Canal Towpath, between the towns of Big Pool and Big Spring on the Maryland side of the Potomac River. The campsites are drive-in, large enough to park a very small fifth wheel/travel trailer/RV/pop-out with a 20' ft.…

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  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Walk-In
    Park in a lot, walk to your site.
  • Boat-In
    Sites accessible by watercraft.

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

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)


For Campers

  • ADA Access
  • Picnic Table
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • Drinking Water
  • Toilets
  • Pets
  • Fires


8 Reviews of Mccoy's Ferry Campground

Ratings Breakdown

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RThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Feb. 18, 2022

Beautiful and Serene

Sites are level and well spaced. Some are more wooded than others. If you need sun for solar panels, sites 4 and 5 are better for that. Portapotties are clean. All sites have a picnic table, fire ring and a grill. Most sights are right on the Potomac. Beautiful views, even in winter. Be careful…

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Month of VisitMarch
Reviewed Sep. 2, 2021

Basic, fairly quiet, and on the water

The best sites for Potomac views are 1, 3, 5, and 6. Site one is closest to the drop toilet which does not show on the campground map on the website. Otherwise it's portapotty. The train does go by but in the summer the dense foliage keeps the noise low. There is a low tunnel to get to the site. My…

  • Site had a table, fire pit and grill
  • Tunnel to the campground
  • Potomac river
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Month of VisitSeptember
Jarmonay N.
Reviewed Aug. 22, 2021

Empty at night but the wild is company

Okay so we arrived early and the park was ordinary. Lists of space but port pots were filthy and drawer flies in near my camp so bad I could sometimes smell it . I would definitely come back and it seems like there are no rangers here so I paid for nothing…. Very nice side of the Potomac to swim in…

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Month of VisitAugust


Mccoy's Ferry Campground is located in Maryland

Detail location of campground


From Hagerstown: Take I-70W to Exit 18 towards Clear Springs. Make a left onto U.S. Route 40. About a mile later make another left on Martin Street. This road will head out of town for a few miles. Make a right on MD Route 56. Then a few miles later make a left on McCoys Ferry Rd. The road will dead end at the campground after passing under the tunnel.


1850 Dual Highway
Clear Spring, MD 21722


39.60944768 N
77.96990882 W

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