14 RV Parks near Manchester, Maryland
We did however find 14 campgrounds within 25 miles of Manchester. You can also find a list of cities with campgrounds or RV Parks near Manchester in the left hand column.
Jul 2016 - $48.00
Decided to stay at Codorus rather than expensive parks closer to Gettysburg. Some sites in trees, newer sites in open grassy area. Paved RV pad. Electricity at the site. Strange no sewer or water at the site. Person at check-in booth was a little surly, but other staff helpful. Two ways to get into park: 1) older entrance was near the swimming pool and then winds up hill, 2) newer entrance comes off road at separate entrance. It does wind around a bit so road lines up with registration booth. Attended Sunday worship service with state park chaplain. Would recommend park to others. - Al Z
Jul 2016 - $27.00
We stayed at Codorus State Park campground the first week of July 2016. We stayed over the 4th of July weekend, so pretty busy as you might expect. The entrance to the campground can be challenging to find and google maps never seemed to get it right for me, so be sure to check your directions carefully. The entrance to the campground through the checkpoint is a bit of a mess and can be a bit difficult to navigate with a larger rig. We have a 35' RV and were able to manage OK, but I can see where it could be a bit hairy for larger rigs, 5th wheels or trailers. Plenty of the above in the park though, so they seemed to have managed as well.
The showers / restrooms are centrally located in each loop of the campground with garbage dumpsters nearby. The showers / restrooms are old, but very clean and there was plenty of hot water.
The campground has both non-electric and 30amp electric sites. There is no water or dump facilities at the individual campsites, though there is both fresh water and dual dump stations at the entrance to the campground.
In general, I don't think there's a perfectly level site in the campground. You can find some that are close to level and others that aren't even close. I saw a lot of blocks being used at some campsites to level rigs and trailers. I saw one motorhome that has nearly 6" off the ground on blocks. I'd say that about half the sites have asphalt pads and half have dirt/stone pads.
Overall we really enjoyed our stay at the park as there is lots to do at this park, especially if you like the boating and fishing on the lake (though there is no swimming in the lake). - lazyjourney
Nov 2015 - $28.00
We've been coming here the past few years in the fall. It's a great state park and nice campground. The water park is closed when we come so I can't comment on it, but I've seen it and looks great. The lake is beautiful and we've rented canoes and had lots of fun. There are a few trails to hike. It's a very peaceful here with varying site types from wooded to full sun. - Way2Roll
Sites: 300 | Recent Rate: $$$$ | 51 Reviews
Aug 2017 - $56.00
The park was clean and quiet. We are from Florida and have traveled for 3 summers. We have covered almost every state. This is the first camp site we had to pay extra to have a visitor, and more to use the pool. Everything for the kids seemed to be closed. - veniceburd
Aug 2017 - $49.00
This was our first and last time camping at Merry Meadows. We were very excited to camp here because of all the amenities listed and beautiful atmosphere. The first day we arrived (Monday) the pool and mini golf were closed. The second day we stopped in and spoke with the guy working at the snack shack, which is where you show your pool pass and purchase the mini golf. We wanted to make sure it was open, etc. We changed into swimsuits and 10 minutes later were told they were closing the pool, mini golf and snack shack early because not a lot of people have been so far (pool hours are 12-8 pm). We went at 3 pm. The arcade was also closed. The front office and store closed at 1:00 pm.
We were unable to use the amenities we would have liked to use and why we chose Merry Meadows. We also have young children and found out that they also are not allowed to use floaties in the pool which is absurd. I understand not allowing rafts, etc., but not allowing floaties or life jackets for children who can't swim is cruel and ridiculous. You could not pay me to camp here again. It was a waste of our money. - Murphy14
Jul 2017 - $55.00
UNBELIEVABLE # of rules and regulations. Our daughter and her husband brought us dinner @ 6pm in the rain and were charged $10 visitor fee plus $20 deposit on a car pass! "There are NO exceptions to our visitor policy!!" All activities with the exception of the pool (12-8 except when they close it early) are an additional charge. Activities are limited to Friday evening and Saturday. Church service on Sunday. TV cable service was poor. - MamaBird
Jul 2015 - $32.00
Lovely small private campground. Currently sitting out under the awning listen to the crickets enjoying a glass of whiskey. Quiet and peaceful. Close to York and the sites. Right on the York Heritage Rail Trail...a must do if your into rail trails. Manager recommended riding into downtown York (4 miles) and going to the farmers market and have lunch at White Rose Bar and Grill....both excellent recommendations. Check out the Harley factory tour. Lots of wineries around here so tomorrow we'll be wetting our whistles. Staying here on site 22 with out 36ft pusher, plenty of room and height. 20 amp electric may be a downfall for the novice camper but if you know how to do it there is no problem. Running our rear AC with no issues. Beautiful scenery and peaceful spot...grab some ice cream at the dairy as well. - Leon Condor
Jul 2015 - $30.00
Just a basic CG. On the plus side, it is right next to a recreational trail that runs from York to the MD line. Gravel roads and pads are in fair condition. And it is quiet. On the minus side, not much for services. Unattended registration (at least on Friday). Very wooded and Not suitable for a tall rig (too many low-hanging branches for my 12.5'). There are only a couple sites with 30A electric and those were filled by what appeared to be long-term campers. The rest of the electric was 20A NEMA 5-15 (household type) outlets. The sewer connections were unusual... coming out of the ground at a 45 degree angle (not sure how I would connect my 90 degree elbow to that). Needless to say, we did not stay there and because there was essentially no 30A service, we will not be returning. If you are tent or TT camping and looking for some quiet, this might be your place. - FreeWheeler
Jul 2012 - $35.00
We planned on staying here due to access to parks in York. However, after driving through decided to stay in Elizabethtown. The park has several old RVs (not sure if they are occupied). The restrooms are quite old (require security code to use), the connections are quite a distance from the sites. Wouldn't recommend this park. - Softball29
Oct 2017 - $35.00
Year round park. Good wifi. New activities building. The park is undergoing a change from being a mobile home park, our site was gravel, but sloped towards the back. There was still plenty of room for our 35' motorhome to be fairly level, but this made it a long run to the sewer which was at the very back of the site (needed 2 hoses). Close to Harley Davidson etc. for tours. The new owners are working hard to make your stay enjoyable. Park stays full, we had the choice of only 2 sites, so call ahead. - D and M
Sep 2017 - $35.00
We stay here when visiting our daughter's family. Friendly, small park. Making lots of improvements with aim toward becoming an "event spot". Grandchildren liked the waterfall, firepit and swings. - MamaBird
Aug 2017 - $35.00
I have mixed feelings on this Campgroud. First the good. Sites are ok. Beautiful club house and fountain. Paved roads. Price is great. Now the bad. Highway noise, no site prep, ugly mobile homes, no on site management so the 5 mph speed limit ignored. I understand that this Campground is in transition from mobile home park to RV park, but it makes me wonder from the money spent on the club house if the owners are serious about being a Campground as our site, and most of them, do not even have picnic tables! I would hope that they will continue to improve the sites as they need gravel and leveled. Would we return? Maybe. - southwind2004
Jun 2017 - $69.00
We camped here with friends who have a seasonal site. This is a very large park! You will either need to bring or rent a golf cart here, over a mile long. Very large easy to navigate sites. We camped in the "front section" and the only thing you can hear is Highway 15 running right by! You will most certainly want a site in the back. Also, there was a slight noticeable sewer odor at times. Overall, the location is within easy distance of all Gettysburg has to offer. Very friendly staff, seasonal campers very nice, and park has alot to offer. Good internet and cell service. We will return. - Chieftain1986
May 2017 - $64.00
We were in a pull thru at the back of this very large park. Hook ups worked well and were placed well. WI FI was non existent in our section, a call to the office explained they were having internet issues. There was a lot of trash left in our site from previous campers. Cable worked well.Themed activities were well thought out. We will stay again. - mahill526
Aug 2016 - $70.00
Stayed 3 nights here, beautiful park with great sites and lots to do. Pull through easy with lots of room for slides. Nice to not camp on top of other rigs. Love this site.
Lots of activities in the park for all. A little pastry, fresh vegetable cart came by with lots of fresh corn, onions, zucchini and homemade pies to buy, just wonderful. - D'art campizard
Dec 2017 - $35.00
The site was a mudhole. The roads highly confusing and once down a lane, hard to turn the rig. Most sites are Park models or trailers, so there is little choice. - DustyBob
Oct 2017 - $79.00
Trying to stay near Frederick MD, my usual favorite campgrounds were booked. Weekends in Oct are popular and we booked late, but we were able to get in here. I see why now. This campground is very tight, there were trailers within inches of the roads/stop signs throughout, and its a very uneven campground with all kinds of hills and valleys. The roads are very narrow bumpy paved, some gravel. Most of this place you can hear trucks thundering by, as its really almost right next to Rt 15. It is also full of permanent sites with sheds and junk thrown around. The "bathhouse" was a little tiny building, looked like cabin, 2 bathrooms, 2 showers. No hot water in one, and no paper towels to dry your hands except for the am we left. The only dumpsters were at the entrance and we were far from that. Glad we weren't staying a long time, would have had to keep hauling trash in our car. The only thing good about this campground is it's close to Gettysburg, but so are several other campgrounds. Glad we checked it out, but will never stay here again. - letsgorving
Jul 2016 - $64.00
Our site is right beside a major highway. We were NOT told that at the time of reservation (in my opinion this should be disclosed at time of reservation).
Prior to arrival and at time of reservation I asked if sites are level multiple times! I was told yes. Get here, front wheels are off the ground. I asked to move sites. So they gave me 3 other options. All too short for us and even more unlevel (for our 40 foot motor home). I see at least 20 sites that would have worked for us that are open, and have been open our entire stay.
Most sites are not level.
Grounds are un-kept. Grass is up to my shin. Were told their lawn mower is not working (no excuse in, my opinion when one can hire landscaping help).
Sewer connections are uphill; therefore not draining properly.
Bathhouse is not air conditioned or heated, not even ventilated. Semi clean.
Some permanent sites are unattractive ("junky"). Others are well-kept.
Had to pay in-full at time of reservation, no refunds. Now I see why! Lesson learned!
Thankfully we are out and about being tourist and not at the CG often. We will not return. Found several other campgrounds nearby that looked like a better fit for us. - JohnsonFam
Oct 2017 - $37.00
You can't get any closer to the battlefields than this! As soon as you pull out of the driveway you begin to see monuments, original buildings and battlefields. This is a nice park and we would come back. We had plenty of room on either side of us and utilities were well located and worked fine. A Wifi repeater was just outside our back window so we had great Wifi. The Verizon signal was 4G with 3 and 4 bars. Don't know about cable because we have a dish. The only problem was it is hard to clearly see the boundaries of your site because of the leaves falling from the trees (October). Our site was almost level - had to raise one side a couple of inches. Can't complain about that! I have my own washer & dryer but used their larger one to wash a bedspread. The equipment was great - large capacity and not too old. However, the laundry room wasn't the cleanest I have ever seen. It wasn't 'dirty', but it was messy. The office people were great and very helpful. There are sunny spots and shady spots. If you prefer one over the other make sure you tell them when you make the reservation. Near our site (just behind us) were a couple of trailers that are homesteaders. 2 of them were rather junky, unsightly and initially turned us off. As it was, no one was staying in them while we were here so we didn't let it bother us. We really enjoyed our visit to Gettysburg (a week) and wouldn't hesitate to recommend this park. - jomark
Sep 2017 - $60.00
Park was a little crowded in the front but the overflow site we were in was spacious. The road are a bit narrow for a big rig but we got through. A bit dusty from all the horses in the corral next to the sites but not really a problem. - Bobby Will
Sep 2017 - $54.00
The location near downtown and the Gettysburg Battlefield is good, but the value for the service rendered was poor. No cable, weak WiFi, and marginal Verizon Wireless connection. Fire pit was a truck tire rim, the campsite was sloped and required 3" of correction to level the RV. Playground, miniature golf, pool on site. - Bburgbrewer
Apr 2010 - $15.00
We stayed here with our Stockade group. There are only two large open field sites available. We stayed at site 1 which is closest to the bathrooms. There is a water spigot near the restrooms but there are no shower facilities. Each site has a fire ring, picnic tables, and a nice new BBQ and a large wooden cooking type area built next to it. It even has hooks for your lantern. The rangers were nice and came out to check on us a few times and the park is great. The disk golf course and hiking trails were a big hit. We would stay here again. - Cfamily
Sep 2017 - $1.00
We had an absolutely WONDERFUL 2 weeks at the Gettysburg Farm RV Campground. There were many, very large, grassy sites with plenty of room to spread out. Full shade was available. If you don't need 50amp, or a sewer hookup (but free honey wagon), there is a huge long side of the campground right on the river that you can practically have to yourself during the week and some light weekends. Very family oriented with all kinds of animals, and weekend fun, but also still quiet and relaxing. About 40% seasonal but that is perfect. The campground wi-fi wasn't too good, but they are looking into getting better service. We just used our Verizon hot spot, and while ATT coverage was spotty, we were still able to do our telecommute jobs. Two downsides: 1) The shower houses need a little updating. Especially the one by the 30amp/no sewer side. 2) The laundry. Oh dear god the laundry. The 30 min wash load takes about 60+ minutes. Apparently the water pressure into the washers is horrible. Dryers were great though. :) NEITHER of these two downsides affected our stay at all. Just mentioning for the sake of information. Cannot wait to go back and spend 3 weeks next time. Absolutely a great campground, with friendly staff, and even friendlier goats. :) - WebErika
Jul 2017 - $1.00
Clean, welcoming membership campground. Awesome, friendly staff who went above and beyond to make sure that we were pleased with our stay. - Happy Motorhomers
Oct 2016 - $1.00
Quick friendly check in, clean grounds, well cared for. Didn't use PAY WIFI (even woman at front desk said it was Tengo and "it stinks" - supposedly they're looking at other options). We used our Verizon Jetpack with 3 bars LTE. No cable TV but we got about 15 stations on the antenna. Our site had a slight grade to it, about 3.5" low in front. Nice grounds for walking and some sites on the water. A fair amount of seasonals like most TT's but most were ok looking. Site was a "double pull thru" and whoever gets there first takes a larger spot and squeezes the other site tight. They really need a divider to set the middle boundry. - HomeOnWheels_US
Apr 2012 - $30.00
I love this park. Beautiful views and some of the nicest people I ever met. Everyone treats you like family, The owner goes above and beyond to make you feel welcome. We had spot 57 which Is by far the best site there, right by the falls. Great fishing, ducks, wild rabbits, deer, and we even saw a mink. New showers and bathrooms, plenty of hot water, green grass that's kept very nice. Really, I can't say enough good things about this park. I wish we could have stayed longer. I understand the bridge is new so if you had heard the bridge couldn't withstand certain weights, that's no longer true. I don't know why this park isn't packed every weekend; except maybe its Dover' s best kept secret. We looked at all campgrounds near here and this one is top notch. - gypsysoul
May 2008 - $25.00
Beautiful scenery...the bathroom facilities were unacceptable. There were wild rabbits running all around this place...even through the big puddles that were created when it rained. The man staffing the office was really nice and helpful. There is also a newspaper article hanging in the office about how the campground needed to be evacuated a few years back due to both creeks cresting their banks...interesting story, but questionable marketing practice to have it hanging in the office. - Dan Holdt
Apr 2008 - $30.00
We stayed here when we visited hershey Park. The sites are grassy and a little hilly. They are close together with no buffer. Some of the tent sites are very close to the highway so request one not near the mini golf. The kids loved the mini golf even though it was a little run down. They also loved walking to the camp store and buying .25 ice creams. The store is well stocked with anything you may have left at home. We did not use the showers but the bathrooms were okay. Nothing great. They are centrally located. There is no hot water in the bathrooms. Each site comes with a fire ring and a picnic table. - mastro