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Elk Neck State Park

Address: 4395 Turkey Point Road, North East, MD
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82%
Ranked #1 of 7 Attractions in North East
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: State Parks, Outdoors
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Type: State Parks, Outdoors
Hours:
Sun - Thu 8:30 am - 6:30 pm
Fri - Sat 8:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Bangor
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

A wonderfully long walk to the Lighthouse that we usually see from our boat on the Chesapeake..being able to talk with others as they pass by on their way back....stops along the way overlooking the bay

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North East, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

If you are looking for a moderate hiking experience with natural surroundings, experience Elk Neck State Park. The park has accommodations for all levels of hiking/site seeing(fall leaves are at a peak) and the hike to the light house is a gem. You cannot go wrong with a day at Elk Neck State Park.

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South Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 via mobile

Just returned from staying in the mini cabin Warbler #4. It was more remote and quieter and located just around from the corner from more crowded loop with electricity filled with families. Our cabin held a set of narrow bunk beds and double bed with 2 electrical outlets and a unit that provides either heat or AC. The cabin was... More 

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Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We stayed in Rustic Cabin #8 Maple. It's set just a little bit back from the other cabins and has a more private fire pit area. It's a short walk to the waters edge and we brought coffee and bagels down to enjoy the early morning bird activity. Expect to see bald eagles land in the trees right by your... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Visited the park & lighthouse for the first time this past weekend. Walked the scenic trail from the parking area south to Turkey Point. The trail appears to be about .75 mile long with some elevation changes along the way. The lighthouse grounds are very nice with spectacular views of the Bay & River. There were 2 port-a-potties on the... More 

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

The lighthouse closes at 4:00...just a heads up to anyone who wants to climb up inside. The trail is wide and a little hilly. About a mile one way, a nice easy walk. The volunteer was helpful and held our dog while we climbed in the light house. The view is great from the 100' cliff. It makes for a... More 

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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Nice leisurely walk out to lighthouse. A little hilly and lots of stones and gravel. Make sure you have your walking shoes on.

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Willow Grove, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Went to Elk Neck in the middle of the week. It was very quite. We choose this campground so we could do a lot of kayaking. We drove to the harbor, it's only about 10 minutes from the campground. If you are registered camper, you do not have to pay to get into the harbor. Saw a lot of Eagles!!... More 

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Elkton, Maryland, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Camped here in August, was still able to get a full hook up site during the week. Weekends are booked and booked quickly for all sites. Love all the paved roads you can walk plus trails through the woods. There is a little bit of everything for everyone!

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Great vistas, but a heck of a hike to get there on an incredibly hot and humid day. We would go back for sure now that we know how to prepare.

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