12 Parks near Marbury, Maryland
Jul 2016 - $38.00
Great Park as a homebase to view the battlefield and the DC area. Beware, traffic into DC is CrAzY. Each spot has shade or partial shade AND there is ample pull through parking. I liked everything about this park EXCEPT there is a public gun range a few miles away so you will get the occasional bang, bang, bang. You will be satisfied with your experience at this park. - Tim101
Jul 2016 - $35.00
This park is a hidden gem. We would never have expected to find a place like this in the DC metro area. It is a public/regional park that includes a huge day-use area, a water park, a shooting range, an events center, and a campground. Roads are paved, sites are gravel. A mix of back in and pull-through sites. The pull-throughs are loop sites. Sites have picnic tables, fire ring (wood available at campground store) and all utilities except cable. Utilities were modern and worked well. Some are in funny places related to the rest of the site. All sites back into or face into wooded area with squirrels, foxes, and deer. The shooting range is nearby and active during the day, but is done by nightfall. You are under the approaches for Dulles Airport, but airplane noise was minimal. No cable, satellite is unlikely due to trees, but there are a ton of over the air channels available in the DC area. Staff were friendly. Park was quiet and clean. We will definitely return here on our next visit to the DC area. - FireFlyer
Nov 2015 - $46.00
We love staying in national, state, and regional parks. We always look for them first because we love the outdoors. We were not disappointed with Bull Run. The sites were very wooded and huge. Even though we had neighbors we didn't feel like we had to be quiet in every moment so as not to disturb anyone. My boys loved running through the woods and acting out battles. My wife and I loved being able to take our dogs on long walks on the roads and enjoy the beauty around us.
Our site was not level and required a few blocks to get us leveled up but, in my opinion, that is to be expected at a park. We did think that the price was a little high but we would definitely stay here again simply for the beauty factor. The gun range did get a little annoying at times but we got used to it. The wireless signal was strong so we had no issues with our cellular wifi hotspot.
We found the staff to be friendly and accommodating. We enjoyed the tips that they gave us for traveling into DC. We found it close enough that we drove in on weekends but because of parking we took the metro system on weekdays.
We stayed here for the maximum of 14 days and still didn't get to do everything that we wanted too do. We will definitely be back to finish up our site seeing. - Frisco Wolffman
Jun 2016 - $132.00
This is a great park just outside of the capital beltway. Lots to do in this park: Mini Golf, Frisbee Golf, rent paddleboards or kayaks, hike and swim in a pool.
The sites are under trees and even thought it was 85 degrees out, it did not feel that hot. They also have great cabins that we stayed in.
The bathrooms were clean and the laundry room (2 washers & 2 dryers) was clean too.
Everyone was friendly, and the roads are well maintained. No complaints at all. - The Bees
Jan 2016 - $45.00
Pohick Bay Regional Park is located in a wooded area. Roads are paved.
Sites are dirt, but they were putting gravel down. Our site also had timbers placed around it to help contain gravel. It was the only one with the timbers.
There are only 10 sites with full hookups. Other sites have water and electric or shared water at some tent sites.
There are two bath houses with laundry areas, but only one was open as we were here out of season.
The office has wifi. We were able to get a weak signal from it with our Jefatech repeater using an outside antenna. Later in the week, we moved to a second site and could not pickup the wifi, so the coverage is spotty away from the office.
There was a loop with some small rustic cabins. Also, there were a couple new cabins build recently in another area overlooking the river. These appeared to have central AC or heat. - B D HOWie
Oct 2015 - $44.00
This park is heavily wooded off the Pohick Bay which is part of the Occoquan River Water Trail, connecting Occoquan Regional Park and the wildlife refuges of the Potomac River. We were there at a bad time, after some heavy rains with lingering showers. It made the air damp, the ground was wet but the site was not muddy. Our biggest problem was backing into the site with our 37' trailer. It took several attempts. Luckily no one was in the two sites across the street from ours so we were able to maneuver easier. The site was fairly level. There are two great reasons to choose this campground. The water sports are great for family fun plus you are within 35-40 minutes of the center of Washington DC. We were using it as an overnight spot, heading for western New York's Finger Lakes and New England to enjoy the fall foliage. - Lucy's Friend
Jun 2016 - $55.00
Not big rig friendly. Very small sites, on hills and hard to get into. Paid for a full hook up site and owner decided to work on the water by our site without telling us, ended up with our water being on and off for 5 days. Went to talk with him and see about possibly moving sites since all other sites had water and instead he told us to get out. He refuses to fix his issues at campground and as soon as questioned its either his way or get out. - Cc1595
Apr 2016 - $46.00
We decided on the spur of the moment to take a quick little camping trip this weekend and went to Aquia Pines, which is the only campground in the nation to have its own brewery onsite, Wild Run Brewery, and they are very good to boot.
The campground itself is an older campground, mostly tight and wooded, very hilly and can be difficult to maneuver around, with gravel roads and pads. There is an open area for larger RV's. Some seasonals, all were well kept. Site was fairly level, but others were way off and people had to use a lot of blocks to level. We wanted just a W/E site, but the water was not yet turned on for the season (the campground is open year round) so were put on a full hookup site that had water for the same price. Bathrooms were dated, in need of a fresh coat of paint, but were very clean, which is what matters most to me. WiFi was excellent at our site. Nice size playground, pavilion and pool, though the later was closed. The campground sits between Route 1 and I-95, so lots of road noise, especially in the back closer to I-95 (and that is with a sound barrier there). We were toward the front of the campground and it was not too bad. Very friendly staff and owner. We enjoyed our stay and plan to return. - Cyclonic
Oct 2015 - $68.00
We stayed here for two nights. This park is very busy and is nestled in a very hilly spot full of mature pines. It's lovely but the sites are somewhat crowded together making maneuvering a big rig a bit tricky. We used their laundry and found that to be fine. Traffic on US 1 is heavy, but we had no trouble getting in or out of the location. - george r
Jan 2016 - $46.00
We really liked this place - in spite of the fact that it didn't have cable, and that it was a good 20 min.+ from the nearest Metro! Our site was level, shaded, peaceful, and the staff, when we did see her, was super nice. I just wish we could have stayed longer - but they were already booked! Nice place. I did notice other site had some rough spots that could make for some leveling problems, so it might depend on where you got assigned, I guess. Oh, and the WiFi pole was right next to us, so reception was great!! - MarieB
Aug 2015 - $40.00
Price is good for the area. Greatly enjoyed our 6 night stay. Sites: Yes, sites are tight, and really long RV's may find some sites too short (our 32' MH (2 slides)was fine, but toad had to be separated.) All sites seemed level. Table, wrapped water (for winter use) and 50 amp electric + sewer fine. Paved interior roads, hard gravel sites. Employees are very friendly and helpful. Pool was exceptionally clean and large enough for all. WiFi was weak (as usual for campgrounds). Our Site (D7) good for Sat TV, but many others iffy. Bathhouses immaculate and shower stalls large! Campfires only allowed in raised fire rings. They had them for rent $6/night. Could only us their firewood (local and state regulations). Good Sam park. - pamhyatt1
May 2015 - $53.00
We stayed 4 nights to see the area as there isn't much to choose from in the area.
The park has easy access to & from Interstate 95.
The campground is on NPS land. It was built on hill so there might be a hand full of sites that are close to being level. The vast majority of the sites have a 2 directional slope making it difficult to get level including the new 80' back in sites for big rigs. Only F16 & F17 are close to being level.
The interior roads are paved but very narrow with tree encroachment from above and sides. A lot of the trees could use some trimming but being on NPS land that probably won't happen. The sites are a mixture of pavement and gravel. There isn't much privacy between the sites because they are very close to each other.
The tree canopy made satellite reception difficult to impossible. A few sites could get reception by setting up the dish outside of their sites with long runs of cable across the roads. A few sites in the center of the CG around the pool in the "C" row had the best chance to get satellite reception but they seem to be water & 30 AMP electric only. Was told that site F17 had gotten satellite reception in the past. That is no longer a possibility. It seems that none of the new 80' back in sites (F12 to F18) had any chance of getting satellite reception.
The broadcast channels did not include any of the major networks with sufficient reception for a satisfactory picture.
WiFi reception was surprisingly good except in the rain.
The designated fenced pet area was adequate. There was sufficient area to walk dogs along the park roads. There was a bag dispenser next to the fenced dog area to pick up waste and a can to dispose of waste.
A couple of dumpsters available around the campground.
For being in a hazardous/severe weather area, there was no underground storm shelter. None of the structures in the park were identified as a severe weather shelter.
Would not stay here again. - bsb814
May 2015 - $35.00
Friendly staff, but not really a place for someone just passing through. All but 8 sites are for seasonal campers. The overnight sites are grouped closely together on a grassy slope. We will not stay here again. - Dave51
Sep 2013 - $30.00
This is a great value, what you pay vs what you get. The owners were super nice, went out of their way to make us feel welcome. I believe all but 8 sites are for seasonal campers. The sites are back to back, grass sites between the bath house and pool. The 30 amp power was good, but did not need to run the a/c. The bath house wasn't great, but was clean. This was an amazingly friendly group of people, made us feel very welcome. I would stay here again, great waterfront location, great kayaking nearby! - SteveandAnn
Jul 2013 - $30.00
When this park is empty, it looks like little more than an open field, not very inviting. But, it does fill up on the weekends, and is a VERY friendly and kid-safe place. There is a down-home party atmosphere, so if you are looking for peace and quiet, this campground may not be the best fit. The pool is clean, the restrooms and showers are immaculate, and there is tons for the kids to do. We shared a power pedestal with other campers, but the 30amps was enough to power both of our AC units without a single problem. They do not have 50amp available. Wonderful church service on Sunday mornings at the pavilion. We will definitely camp here again as often as possible! - User3193
May 2013 - $30.00
This campground is very nice with lots of trails, a lake, and an equestrian loop. Sites are spacious and shaded. Very close to DC. We would camp here again. - rebcon
Oct 2011 - $28.00
Sites were very nice, trails were in very good shape considering the recent hurricane. Park was patrolled regularly. Staff was helpful and friendly. For the surrounding area being so close to DC and Waldorf, it was quiet. Stayed over the weekend when the leaves where just changing colors. Will revisit. - MacQude
Jun 2011 - $22.00
What a great find! Close to DC and good shopping but still remote and quiet. Very reasonable rates. We had no trouble parking our 33 foot fifth wheel there. - paylor
Oct 2015 - $20.00
We are retired military. We stayed at this campground many years back when we full timed in our RV as well as had been stationed here previously. The campground is an older one and I believe they have done a good job in keeping up the park considering cash is not likely flowing to them. When I called for reservations, I was not going to be able to get full hookups for the entire week we were there and agreed to take an electric only site (which is close quarters). prior to leaving on our trip, the staff called to say they had a place for us - full hook up for our entire time. They were as friendly in person as on the phone. There was some road noise as a main street is just over the fence line and an occasional take off to get your attention :)) - ownedafew
Jun 2015 - $20.00
First time staying at this campground. Found it very nice to use while visiting the DC area. The staff was very friendly and helpful. Originally booked in an electric only site but was moved up to full hook up when one came available. We would stay there again when in the area. Camped in a Class C motorhome. - Tiger6
Mar 2015 - $25.00
The park has gotten a upgrade since I last stayed here. All sites have a concrete pads now. Just wide enough for your RV. The electric is old and only 30 Amp. The roads are gravel and not maintained very well at all. When it rains it gets very muddy. All in all you can't beat the location. close to dc. - Powerstroke
Apr 2015 - $15.00
I have used this park many times as I live 2 miles down the road. The entire campground is newly paved asphalt. The electric is new 30 Amp service. They maintain the camp very well. They are always blowing the roads and site of leafs and debris as it is nestled in the woods. most sites however are unusable to large RV's as they are on a steep grade or to short. There are only 25 sites total of which only 3 or 4 would accommodate a 40'er. It is a very pretty park, very quiet and safe. There are never more than 3 or 4 guest in the park at one time. I really enjoy this park. Closest to DC for the tourists. Only 10 mins to the Branch ave Metro Station. 2 week total length stay. The bath house is in serious need of upgrading. They say that it is scheduled to be replaced next year. - Powerstroke
Oct 2014 - $18.00
Stayed here for a few days while visiting family in Waldorf. As with many CGs signage could be much better for finding CG office then CG after that. Special care is needed for those with larger rigs at CG entrance. Deep ditches either side of narrow entrance with evidence from those who didn't notice them. Interior roads somewhat narrow & needing extra care with larger rigs. A mixture of site pad sizes small to very long. Nothing really level. Again, the larger the rig the more limited the usable site. Some noise from nearby Andrews AFB but it is essentially an urban CG so noise goes with the territory. We have a 5th wheel. - Veebyes
Aug 2014 - $13.00
This small campground is in a very convenient location in Clinton. We loved the senior rate. You can drive a short distance to get the Metro at Branch Station, which will take you into the D.C. area. You pick your site here and then go out of the campground, down the road and through another part of the park to register. It is not a short walk. The water hookup was in an odd spot, but the water was good, as was the 30 amp electric. The heavily wooded sites were partially paved but most were super small. Roads were paved also. There is plenty of privacy. We picked up many local antenna TV stations. The bathrooms were unacceptable & beyond being able to be really clean. They need to be gutted & totally redone. The men’s shower was so bad that men were using the only women’s shower, which is secured with only a shower curtain. The dump station was a very odd mechanism and the tank overflowed once we began the process of dumping. It was beyond awful. The bathroom and dump station problems pull this rating way down. We will look for another solution next time unless the bathrooms are redone. - R&S
Sep 2011 - $15.00
This is a beautiful 18,000 acre park operated by the National Park Service. The web site indicates RV's are restricted to 32 ft, but this is not true. Larger units can be accommodated. All sites are heavily wooded and the campground is 7 miles from the entrance to the park. The staff and campground host are very helpful and friendly. This is a campground for people who want to be close to nature. If you desire swimming pools, etc., this park is not for you. It is within a 1/2 mile of I-95 located just 30 miles south of Washington D.C. - geodrake
Aug 2011 - $15.00
This is a National Park facility, 18,000 acre forest with 100 camp sites carved out of the forest. Reservations are available, but not necessary. All sites have paved parking. Many miles of hiking trails. A concession operated RV park with full hook-ups is available, but does not provide access to the park. - geodrake