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Elk Neck State Park

4395 Turkey Point Road, North East, MD
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Ranked #2 of 6 attractions in North East
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: State Parks
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Pine Hill, New Jersey
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 NEW

Have stayed in the rustic cabins 2x. last year and throughly enjoyed it. Park is beautiful and there is a kyack rental less than 15 min away if u do not own. bathrooms very clean and cabins are also. Great affordable vaca!

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Lots of great trails and beautiful views. The lighthouse area was especially nice. We didn't camp there but the camp grounds looked very nice.

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Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
11 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

We came here when we were geocaching for cache across maryland. Our children had been to camp at a nearby sleep away camp for several years, so we knew this park was here, but never had a reason to stop by. It was a lovely place to come for a walk. There's a big campground too, which we drove near,... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

Nice Bayside Beach with changing rooms and snack bar.Boat launching ramp and marine store on the Elk river.Camp grounds for everything from primitive tenting to Campers requiring three point hookups.Lots of hiking trails.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

What a great way to spend the day or afternoon. Its an easy walk to the point and a breath taking view once you've arrived. I think the best time of the year to go is the Fall, when the leaves are changing but really anytime you go is a treat.

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Chesapeake Bay Region
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

The title says it all. The Elk Neck State Park has been a summer magnet for folks with an interest in an active lifestyle getaway. Whether they are vacationing for a week or two --or-- just seeking a pleasant weekend of fun. There's even a lighthouse to visit and walking trails, of Turkey Point, overlooking scenic vistas of the Chesapeake... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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38 reviews 38 reviews
15 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

An excellent state park with a great variety of facilities, good walking trails, a beach area, boat launch, campground, cabins and a lighthouse on a bluff overlooking the water. The staff at the park operations office are very friendly and are a great source of information on the park and the surrounding area. The trail to the light house is... More

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Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
3 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

Maybe a 2 mile round trip hike. Excellent viewing mid am of eagle, hawks, and lots of butterflies. The park allowed meadows to go natural this year instead of mowing and it resulted in lots of little yellows, cabbage whites, buckeyes and other butterflies to return to this area. The views at lighthouse are amazing. Be careful of small children... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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35 reviews 35 reviews
17 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013 via mobile

We had such a nice afternoon hiking to the historic lighthouse. Then we got lucky because someone was available to let us inside the lighthouse! The view was amasing! Drove down to the beach area. It was very nice. Need to go back during the summer so we can use it. Need to go back and hike the other trails.

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Downingtown, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

This park hAs it all. Camping, Fishing, crabbing, boating and some great views. The lighthouse trail is definitely a must. I launch my boat here and the ramps are great and not crowded. It puts you within some awesome views of the Cheseapeake. Just to sit on the Dock alone is heaven! Its inexpensive to park your car in the... More

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