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Owens Creek Campground

9 Reviews

About This Campground

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 of imagination…

Features

For Campers

  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available
  • Phone Service

For Vehicles

  • Pull-Through Sites
  • Max Length: 22 ft.

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

Reviews

9 Reviews of Owens Creek Campground

Ratings Breakdown

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  • 1
  • 5
  • 3
Sean R.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Oct. 6, 2020

Great hosts, location.

Riding through catoctin mountain park to get to the campground is almost worth it alone staying. My wife and I just stayed one night with our 2 dogs. We met the hosts as we pulled in to our site, very friendly and accommodating. Some of the sites can be backed up to one another or right aide of…

Sherri C.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Aug. 13, 2020

Quietest of Nights

We took a single-night opportunity to get away to Catoctin yesterday. The campground was more than half vacant, it being mid-week. Don, the camp host, came to greet us a bit after we arrived. We did two small (1.5 miles each) hikes. Firewood was plentiful and burned well, and the temperature was…

Conni B.
Reviewed Jul. 26, 2020

Lots of Shade

We stayed here for two nights, July 16 & 17, 2020. It was a very hot weekend but the camp ground is mostly in full shade. We never felt uncomfortable at our site, #14. It’s one of the better sites IMO. It’s close the the bath house, yet lots of privacy. My only complaint is that the fire…

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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