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Fort Frederick State Park
11100 Fort Frederick Rd, Big Pool, Maryland 21711
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Located in the Cumberland Valley, 18 miles west of Hagerstown and one mile south of I-70 near Big Pool (Rt. 56, Exit 12). The park is 88 miles from Baltimore and 81 miles from Washington, D.C.
May to November
29 RV Sites, 33 Tent Sites, 4 Group Sites, 33 No Hookup
Facilities & Services
No Showers, Pit Toilets, Water Spigots (non site)
Biking, Boat Ramp, Canoeing, Fishing, Hiking, Kayaking, Playground
All Ages, No Pets Allowed, No Reservations
Youth Group Tent Camps
Each youth group tent camping area can accommodate up to 25 campers. Fee is $11.75/night.
Firepit / Fire Ring
2017 Rates are per site
Daily Rates: $15.00
Facilities and Services
Water Spigots (non site)
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Basic Campground - Nice State Park
October 11, 2014
Campground is primitive with pit toilets. The sites are gravel, flat and wide with picnic tables, fire rings and grills. There are no showers. It is relatively shaded with lots of trees.
The Potomac River runs by the campground, so you can swim or canoe/kayak. You also have the C&O canal and Western Maryland Rail Trail running right by the campground too offering nice hiking and biking opportunities.
Main attraction is the fort built to protect the Western frontier during the French and Indian wars. Very impressive, we had it to ourselves as we stayed during the week. Only shame was the buildings in the fort were closed and there was no one there to provide a guided tour. So make sure you go on a weekend.
We stayed here in a Class C Motorhome.
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