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Phone Number: 301-872-5688
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Description: This picturesque spot between the Potomac River and Chesapeake Bay served...
This picturesque spot between the Potomac River and Chesapeake Bay served as a hospital and prison camp for Confederate soldiers during the Civil War.
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Great place to camp.

We have been going to this campground for years in our RV, usually camping in the Green loop because the sites are open to the water so you see lots of birds and great sunsets... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Kent Island, Maryland
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46 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Both my husband and I are history teachers, so we were very interested in visiting here. We biked about eight miles from where we were staying and took in each site as we happened upon each. The first was the federal monument. This place had a monument erected by the federal government with each of the names around the side... More 

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MD
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48 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

We have been going to this campground for years in our RV, usually camping in the Green loop because the sites are open to the water so you see lots of birds and great sunsets. But these sites only have 30amps, no other hookups versus the Tulip loop which has full hook ups but no view due to the tall... More 

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Bedford, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Being from around the area as a child I vist the camp ground once every year and enjoy it a lot with so much fishing and crabbing to do but I had to rate it a 3 this year due to the parking tickets my self and a family member got while at the fishing pier. Seems like a easy... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

I camped here with my children and one other couple mid June right after 3 days of rain. This was an experimental camping trip for us to see how my 3 yr old would handle it and I had reserved two neighboring spots close to the bathrooms. There was standing water all around the sites, so we opted for a... More 

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Gainesville, Virginia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

PROS: Excellent dog beach CONS: See below We stayed in the Tulip Loop (full hookup pet loop). Sites are private due to "walls" of thick vegetation. Standing water made for really bad bug problems (we used bug spray with 25% deet and I am pretty sure the Mosquitos were laughing at us). We had 2 labs with us and we... More 

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Pennsylvania
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13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We camped here for one night in June. There was only one other occupied site in the loop we were in, so it was very quiet & peaceful. Most of the sites are very private, nearly enclosed in tall vegetation. The bathhouse was great! It was very clean and offered spacious shower stalls with actual doors rather than just curtains.... More 

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Catonsville, Maryland
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28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

An interesting place to visit, as one of the southernmost points in Maryland. This weekend they are holding a 2-day ceremony honoring the release of the prisoners who were held captive at the Point during and after the Civil War. Not only did the Union soldiers imprison Confederate soldiers, but resident sympathizers. The sign read that over 3000 prisoners died... More 

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New Matamoras, Ohio, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Walked around the beach area reading the marquees. Took lots of pictures of the Lighthouse. It's a nice historical area.

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Columbus, Ohio
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58 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

At the juncture of the Potomac River and Chesapeake Bay, location is historic (civil war, war of independence). Now isolated. Nice wooded camp sites with boating and fishing nearby.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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20 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

This is a small, nicely maintained state park with historical interest. However, they will take your money and not tell you that dogs are only allowed in two small unmaintained "pet beaches" that are covered with shale and oyster shells. The rangers will chase you down to make sure you don't enjoy any other area of the park (they barely... More 

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