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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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A nice spot on Eastern Shore

Went to take some photographs of the lighthouse at sun set. The parking lot (such as it is, really a pack of dirt) is small and can fill up. The trails are well maintained and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 6, 2015
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English first
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20 reviews 20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

Water, playground, sandy beach, woods. What could be finer, far enough from Route 40 to make you feel like you are 'out of dodge', yet not more than 15 minutes from a main route and civilization.

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Hockessin, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We stay in the North East loop with full hook-ups and pet friendly. The bathrooms are spotless due to the great efforts of the camp Host Carol & John who have been instrumental on providing us with all the sites and places to visit and see in the area. We book spring and fall dates every year, but I must... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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11 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Went to take some photographs of the lighthouse at sun set. The parking lot (such as it is, really a pack of dirt) is small and can fill up. The trails are well maintained and easy to navigate, but not flat. All in all a nice small spot on the Eastern Shore.

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North East, Maryland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The view from the Point is terrific. You can see clearly across the North East River. The walk up to that point can be a bit tough if the person's not in good health but it's all down hill back to your car. Camping, I have not done, but I hear it's great, especially for the kids. There's a lot... More 

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North East, MD
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

I grew up near Elk Neck and it is one of my favorite places to be. If this review were just for the lighthouse area at the very southern end of Route 272, it would be 5 stars. The lighthouse parking lot area has one of the best views in Cecil County, the hike is pleasant easy enough for most... More 

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North East, Maryland
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Elk Neck State Park lies at the southern tip of Elk Neck itself (juts into the Chesapeake Bay. The Park has two sides to it: The Elk River beaches and marina, and the north East River Beaches. Within the park itself there are plenty of camping facilities, hook-ups, etc., as well as cabins for rent (better apply in January)

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Forked River, New Jersey
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We camped two nights in one of the rustic cabins. The cabin was old and run down. Dirty and bugs everywhere. We camp all the time and have camped all over the United states - I know what to expect for rustic camping. This was just poor upkeep. If you want to stay in a cabin, try one of the... More 

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Bangor
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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11 reviews 11 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
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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