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Owens Creek Campground

17 Reviews

About This Campground

National Park Service

Overview

Owens Creek Campground offers families and individuals enjoyable primitive tent camping. Located just five miles from Thurmont, Maryland, in the rolling hills of Catoctin Mountain Park.

Recreation

As a primitive camping area, Owens Creek encourages visitors to use healthy doses…

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Access

  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Walk-In
    Park in a lot, walk to your site.
  • Hike-In
    Backcountry sites.

Stay Connected

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

Site Types

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

Features

For Campers

  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • Showers
  • Drinking Water
  • Electric Hookups
  • Toilets
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Pull-Through Sites

Reviews

17 Reviews of Owens Creek Campground

Ratings Breakdown

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  • 0
  • 4
  • 9
  • 4
Nick C.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jun. 19, 2022

Cozy and Clean - Lots of Firewood

The sites are very clean but close to each Other. You can hear the kids and families and all that. The sites have a nice mulched tent pad, fire ring / grill grate, lantern pole and picnic table. There is a firewood hut at the entrance and you can take what you need - just leAve a donation. The…

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Site21
Month of VisitJuly
AThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jun. 8, 2022

Quiet and comfy

This is a great quiet little camping ground which was my son’s introduction to camping. The campsites are well kept with mulch tent pads, lantern pole, fire pit, and synthetic picnic table. We stayed at site 28 which is right next to the little bridge over the creek for easy access to the trails…

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Site28
Month of VisitJuly
Justin C.
Reviewed Oct. 16, 2021

Not convenient to anything

It’s secluded. In most cases, that would be great. However, the area lacks a decent trail infrastructure leaving much to be desired in “stuff to do.” Don’t let the Owens Creek name fool you. It’s a brook, at best. No fish here, but there are enough places within a 10-15 min drive that you can fish…

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Site20
Month of VisitNovember

Location

Owens Creek Campground is located in Maryland

Directions

**For GPS Use Only:** The street address is 15882 Foxville Deerfield Road, Sabillasville, MD. This is not the mailing address. **The Park mailing address is:** Catoctin Mountain Park, 6602 Foxville Road, Thurmont, MD 21788. **From Washington DC** Take the George Washington Memorial Parkway north to I495 to I270 north 27 miles to Frederick, MD. Take Route 15 17 miles north to Thurmont, MD. Take Route 77 West, the exit sign is marked Catoctin Mountain Park. Travel approximately 6 miles west on 77 (you will pass Park Central Road and the park Visitor Center) and turn right onto Foxville-Deerfield Road. As the road forks, keep left and continue on Foxville-Deerfield Road for approximately 1 mile and turn left into Owens Creek Campground. **From Baltimore, MD** Take I695 beltway to I70 West to Frederick, MD. Take Route 15 North to Thurmont, MD. Take Route 77 West (the exit sign says Catoctin Mountain Park.) Travel approximately 6 miles west on 77 (you will pass Park Central Road and the park Visitor Center) and turn right onto Foxville-Deerfield Road. As the road forks, keep left and continue on Foxville-Deerfield Road for approximately 1 mile and turn left into Owens Creek Campground. **From Hagerstown, MD** Take I70 East to Route 66 North for 7 miles. Turn right onto Route 64 (East) for 1 mile then turn right at a traffic light onto Route 77 East for approximately 4 miles. Turn left onto Foxville-Deerfield Road. As the road forks, keep left and continue on Foxville-Deerfield Road for approximately 1 mile and turn left into Owens Creek Campground. **From Gettysburg, PA** Take Route 15 South. In Thurmont, MD, exit onto Route 77 West (the exit sign says Catoctin Mountain Park.) Travel approximately 6 miles west on 77 (you will pass Park Central Road and the park Visitor Center) and turn right onto Foxville-Deerfield Road. As the road forks, keep left and continue on Foxville-Deerfield Road for approximately 1 mile and turn left into Owens Creek Campground.

Coordinates

39.66041604 N
77.4818614 W

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