How to Camp on the Eastern Shore of Maryland

How to Camp on the Eastern Shore of Maryland
The Eastern Shore runs between Chesapeake Bay and the Atlantic Ocean. Campers in search of pull-thru, cabin and river sites will find options along the Eastern Shore. Depending on your interests, choose from a variety of trails, boating, fishing and hunting activities. When camping in Maryland, expect more people during the summer. The spring and fall seasons are typically less crowded.


Difficulty: Moderately Easy

Step 1
Select a campground. Holiday Park Campground is on 200 acres along the Choptank River in Greensboro, Maryland. The family-friendly campground is equipped with 200 wooded campsites. For a larger campground, head over to the Tuckahoe State Park, which is approximately 35 miles east of the Bay Bridge. A family camping area with 51 sites is available.
Step 2
Choose between a cabin or camping site. Tuckahoe State Park features four cabins and 54 campsites. Pull-thru and river sites are available at Holiday Park Campground. Pop-up campers are available for rent locally.
Step 3
Compare amenities. Holiday Park Campground offers water and electric hookups. Tuckahoe State Park only offers electricity. Potable water is available nearby, however. Tuckahoe is equipped with central bathhouses. Holiday Park Campground has modern restrooms.
Step 4
Spend your days on the trails or participating in outdoor activities. Holiday Park Campground features a variety of recreational facilities including playgrounds, a swimming pool and basketball courts. Tuckahoe State Park has 20 miles of hiking, biking and equestrian trails, flat-water canoeing, boating and fishing.
Step 5
Build a campfire and enjoy meals under the moonlight. Holiday Park Campground and Tuckahoe State Park both feature picnic tables and fire rings where you and your group can enjoy outdoor meals. You can build a fire near your cabin or RV, if allowed, and cook your meal over an open fire.

Article Written By Charlie Gaston

Charlie Gaston has written numerous instructional articles on topics ranging from business to communications and estate planning. Gaston holds a bachelor's degree in international business and a master's degree in communications. She is fluent in Spanish and has extensive travel experience.

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