Patapsco Valley State Park surrounds 32 miles of Patapsco River in Maryland and contains 14,000 acres. It has five developed areas that are used for recreation activities by visitors to the park, and there is a campsite with RV-equipped sites.
Patapsco Valley State Park is located less than an hour's drive west of Baltimore, Maryland.
Campground Amenities and Features
The campground within Patapsco Valley State Park is open from April to October. It has campsites equipped with electricity for RVs. The campground has a comfort station with restrooms and showers and also a dumping station, trash dumpster and playground. There are handicap accessible campsites..
For the 2009 season, campsites with electric were $25 per night. A reservation for the campground is recommended.
Campers can take a trip to the "big city." Washington, D.C., and Baltimore are not far. Ellicott City, a historic town, intersects the southern and northern sections of the park. The town has many restaurants and historic sites such as the B&O Railroad Museum.
Campgrounds Outside the Park
There are numerous campgrounds outside of Patapsco Valley State Park that have RV-equipped campsites. A listing can be found on the website for the Maryland Association of Campgrounds.
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