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Reservation Service Information

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This reservation service allows you to book a specific site - so you can book your favorite or try something new with the confidence of knowing your site is assured. Please note that reservations are made in real-time and are site specific. You will need a credit card to complete a reservation and it will be charged before you receive confirmation of your reservation.

A non-refundable reservation fee of $6.25 is charged per reservation in addition to site-use fees. See full details on state park fees.

As a user of this website, you have the ability to create, view, change and cancel your reservations by creating or signing into your account (My Reservations). If you do not have an online account, you may access individual bookings by entering the required information (My Reservations). If you have a question about your booking or have an account inquiry you can call 888-432-2267 to speak to a reservation agent.

For more information on using the features of the reservation website, please see the Help Section.

  • MINIMUM STAY REQUIREMENTS

Campgrounds - Campers are limited to a maximum two-week stay. Campers who have stayed in a campground for two weeks must vacate the park for at least one week before re-registering. From Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day there is a two-night minimum stay required, which must consist of a Thursday/Friday, Friday/Saturday or Saturday/Sunday stay. Holiday weekends require a three-night stay, which must include a Friday/Saturday/Sunday. Saturday arrivals or departures are not permitted during this time unless you are reserving seven (7) or more nights.

Full Size Cabins - Janes Island cabins require a 7 or 14-night minimum stay (Saturday to Saturday) from the second Saturday in June to the Saturday before Labor Day weekend. All other cabins require a two-night minimum stay, year-round, except during Memorial Day weekend and Labor Day weekend, when there is a three-night minimum stay.

  • DISCOUNTS

Full Size Cabins - When reserving full size cabins for seven (7) nights, the last night is free. Thus, you receive seven (7) nights for the price of six (6) nights.

Golden Age Pass Holders - Among other benefits, Maryland Park Service Golden Age pass holders are entitled to half-price camping Sunday through Thursday, excluding holidays. Display of Golden Age Pass is required upon check-in. Additional service charges will be applied if you are unable to provide proof of a valid pass. A Golden Age Pass holder must be an occupant on the site for the entire reservation. The Golden Age Pass is not valid on full size cabins and shelters, you will be charged full price.

Youth Group Pass Holders - The Maryland Youth Group Pass entitles youth groups day use admittance to Maryland State Parks and camping in those parks that have designated 'Youth Group' areas subject to site availability. This pass is not valid for day use entry on weekends and holidays from Memorial Day through Labor Day. A valid Maryland Department of Natural Resources Youth Group Pass is required to reserve a designated Youth Group camping area. Nightly service charges and reservation transaction fees still apply.

  • CANCELLATION POLICIES

To cancel call the call center at 888-432-CAMP (2267), Monday through-Friday from 9AM to 5PM Eastern Standard Time; or online at parkreservations.maryland.gov. Cancellations and changes to reservations within 24 hours of the date of initial booking are allowed without a fee. To execute a 24-hour cancellation or change, please call 888-432-2267. Additional general cancellation policies are provided below.

  • No refunds are issued for no-shows / cancellations / early departures after the scheduled date of arrival.
  • Reservation / transaction fees are non-refundable.
  • To modify or cancel reservations made via credit card, customers must verify the last four digits of their credit card number.
  • Cancellations made on the scheduled date of arrival must be performed at the park.

Camping/Camper Cabin/Yurts - Changes or cancellations made up to close of business on the day prior to the scheduled date of arrival will require a $4.75 per reservation cancellation service charge (except for reservations at Assateague Island State Park, which will require a $4.75 per night cancellation service charge). Cancellations made on the scheduled date of arrival will require the payment of one night's camping service charge for each reservation and a $4.75 per reservation cancellation service charge (except for reservations at Assateague Island State Park, which will require a $4.75 per night cancellation service charge).

Full Service Cabins/Rocky Gap Chalet - Changes or cancellations made 46 days or more prior to the scheduled date of arrival will require a $4.75 per reservation cancellation service charge. Cancellations made 45 days or less prior to the scheduled date of arrival will require the payment of one night's cabin rental and a $4.75 per reservation cancellation service charge.

Picnic Shelters - Changes or cancellations made 30 days or more prior to the reservation date will require a $4.75 cancellation service charge. Cancellations made 8 to 29 days prior to the reservation date will require payment of 50% of the reservation service charge. No refunds will be issued for cancellations made seven (7) days or less in advance of the reservation date.

Buses - Changes or cancellations to reservations will result in the loss of the non-refundable service charge.

Youth Group Sites - Changes or cancellations made up to close of business on the day prior to the scheduled date of arrival will require a $4.75 per reservation cancellation service charge. Cancellations made on the scheduled date of arrival will require payment of one night's camping service charge for each reservation and a $4.75 per reservation cancellation service charge.