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Elk Neck State Park

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Address: 4395 Turkey Point Road, North East, MD
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8:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Thu 8:30 am - 6:30 pm
Fri - Sat 8:30 am - 9:30 pm

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Lunch at the Light house!

A good long trek from the parking(space for very few cars) to the lighthouse, rewarded us with beautiful scenic views. The trek was a bit tiring as we carried our picnic stuff... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 8, 2015
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King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We camped during our visit to the park. We stayed in the North East Loop which was pet friendly and full hook up. The price a night was great at around 37.00 a night. Our site had plenty of room and it was so quiet and peaceful. Many of the sites are very private with your back facing the road... More 

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Lusby, Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

My wife and I prefer to stay in State parks because there is usually more room in the camping area. This is not the case for Elk Neck. Very close quarters. Rest rooms and shower was okay. Very nice area to be if your there at a off time.

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Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We took a chance with visiting Elk Neck in 2014 and we fell in love with the place. It isn't as crowded as some other Maryland State Parks. The inital plan was to stay in a rustic cabin (that includes a kitchen and full size fridge!) for 3 days as a mini-cation. We had such an enjoyable time that we... More 

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Bethesda, MD
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

We love Elk Neck State Park, and vacation here about once a year. The campground is well-cared for, with great camp hosts. The bathrooms are large and very clean, the showers are wonderful. Lots of trails to hike on, playgrounds for the kids, and the modern cabins have heat and air-conditioning (although some are quite a hike from the nearest... More 

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Lancaster, Pa.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Went to Elk Neck state park to camp. From there we went to the beach it was nice we did not have to pay since we were camping there. Beach was nice but rocks hurt your feet when you first entered the water. Next day went to the light house it was a long but nice walk with great history... More 

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Wilmington, Delaware
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

This is a great place to spend the day. They have an amazing beach. Would only recommend if you have small children to use water shoes, because it mainly rocks until you get deeper into the water. Also this is a great beach for small children because the water isn't very deep, my 5 year old was able to play... More 

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Conowingo, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

This state park is very nice. We camped in the Elk Loop. It was a relaxing weekend in a shady, wooded area. We went on a guided hike, which would have been good except that at the last minute a group of 4 fathers with about 9 kids showed up for the hike. It's good to get your kids out... More 

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King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

A good long trek from the parking(space for very few cars) to the lighthouse, rewarded us with beautiful scenic views. The trek was a bit tiring as we carried our picnic stuff along. But a good spot under a shady tree was all that was needed. Kids got to explore the Lighthouse, found a new trail, caught many different bugs,... More 

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Pasadena, Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Great hike. Lots of hills so it was a great workout. However trails were not clearly marked and ended up getting lost and had to use my GPS on my phone to get us back on the trail. Also we did not get to see the lighthouse because the parking lot only holds 18 cars and the ranger there asked... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Was pleasantly surprised when we arrived. It was $5 per person for out of area guests, but totally worth it! Great playground, nice beach, swimming area that even young children can enjoy. A nice day with family. They even have picnic tables and little grills!

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Additional Information about Elk Neck State Park

Address: 4395 Turkey Point Road, North East, MD
Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  North East
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:30 am - 6:30 pm
Monday 8:30 am - 6:30 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am - 6:30 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am - 6:30 pm
Thursday 8:30 am - 6:30 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday 8:30 am - 9:30 pm

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