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“True eastern shore heritage”

Janes Island State Park
Ranked #1 of 9 things to do in Crisfield
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Nearly surrounded by Chesapeake Bay and its inlets, this park offers campsites, hiking trails, flat water canoeing and kayaking along miles of isolated shoreline and marshland.
Level 5 Contributor
39 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“True eastern shore heritage”
Reviewed June 12, 2013

I stayed at James Island in the middle of August when one would expect hordes of mosquitoes and flies I actually only encountered little problems with biting flies. I did those James Island water trail and circum navigated the island. Around each turn was a new surprise like finding different pieces of gold on the beaches of the Chesapeake. The beaches were white and the water was a blue you could only find in Florida

Visited August 2012
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Annapolis, Maryland
Level 5 Contributor
82 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
“A bit remote, but that is part of the charm”
Reviewed May 28, 2013

I have family in Crisfield and Janes Island is a frequent spot chosen for picnics and parties. Located in a nicely wooded setting adjacent the water, it is a lovely back-to-nature spot. Boats and kayaks are available to rent if you want to get out on the water. Larger boats are available for rent in downtown Crisfield. I was told there is a "no pet" policy. Campers may want to check on that before heading out with Fido. The facilities are clean and well-maintained.

Visited May 2013
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Shippensburg, PA
Level 5 Contributor
98 reviews
57 attraction reviews
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“Geo caching in Janes Island State Park”
Reviewed April 8, 2013

Recently hiked around Janes Island State Park. We didn't spend too much time here but it was nice. We did some geo caching while there. This was our first experience with this. We were with an experienced geo cacher and we got to see the park as well as find the caches.

Visited March 2013
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Nazareth, PA
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“By Land or By Sea”
Reviewed January 23, 2013

This park is easy to reach either by car or by boat. The camp ground is excellently maintained and accomodate the largest RVs. The facilities are well above average for utility and cleanliness. The ranger and store personnel are very friendly and quite helpful. If arriving by boat, the dock area is open and easily managed and the are some transient slips for small boats. The boat ramp is excellent, however, caution is needed at times of very low water.

Visited July 2012
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Bishopville, Maryland
Level 6 Contributor
179 reviews
61 attraction reviews
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“one of our favorite parks for camping”
Reviewed January 3, 2013

we have stayed at the cabins in this park several times and it was a wonderful place for families. The cabins are very nice and secluded from the tent sites and have a dock that you can use if you have a canoe/kayak and want to explore the water. Sunset is amazing and there is a nice playground, trails, etc.

Visited May 2012
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