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7 RV Parks near Sykesville, Maryland
We did however find 7 campgrounds within 25 miles of Sykesville. You can also find a list of cities with campgrounds or RV Parks near Sykesville in the left hand column.
Oct 2017 - $47.00
We stayed for 10 days and got weekly rate for first week, then daily. We wanted to stay longer, but they are booked in advance on weekends for Halloween activities. Location is excellent for visiting family, so we want to come back for a month next fall, but they won't take the reservation more than a month in advance, in case they have the opportunity to rent the space long-term. We get the impression that they are trying to transition into a trailer park instead of a campground, and that they don't really want campers like us but will take us if there is a vacant space. Very disappointing, as there is nothing else available in this immediate area. We like it here and would definitely come back, but it's hard to plan when they won't take our reservation. I rated Ramblin' Pines as 7 for this reason; otherwise, I would have rated it as 10. - SheriRS
May 2017 - $54.00
Stayed 17 days, received weekly rate. Campground got a lot of business on the weekends and activities are planned. The camp staff was very friendly and helpful. The roads a little winded off the exit but navigable. Taking Hwy 97 off I 70 allows you to make a left turn into a lieu of taking Hwy 94. - bkboren
May 2017 - $56.00
I struggled where to give my rating. Based on a few things I have given a 6 due to 1. they put us on 1X (don't take this site!), it is right beside the entrance and office and the busiest place in the park; there were I'm sure other sites they could've given, we were right beside the park host (really not sure why, this is an rv park with an office), their site should be 1x! 2. they have an entrance gate with a wooden bar that swings up, it is only activated by a staff member who sits in a cart a 100 yards ahead by the office; so if he's gone potty? you don't get in!! stupid system. And $62 per night is way too much for this park. The roads inside are easy to drive if you get a site further in. Hookups were good but no cable on this site, a staff member had to split off from a site behind us. All sites are gravel and fairly wide. - North America in 90 days
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
Jun 2018 - $26.00
Reiterating what others have stated: approach from the west and you're OK; approach from the east and beware the 11 foot bridge (and we saw NO warning signs!!); 30 amp only; entry road is indeed steep, but not really a problem unless your vehicle is underpowered; a few sites looked like they would require more care to get into with larger rigs. Other tidbits we learned: sites are pretty widely spaced and thus quite private; very wooded which makes it a nice 10 degrees cooler, but forget about satellite anywhere; the potable water is in one spot and the dump is in another and both are on the inside "electric" loop; you must use their wood, but they have plenty; you have to make a 90 degree turn to exit, which isn't a big deal unless there are cars queued up at the entrance like when we left --- we had to thread the needle; when leaving the park the entrance ramp on to Hwy 40 is very short, so you'll have to wait for a gap and/or floor it. As others have stated, this is a great state park to get away from it all with a classic feel and hiking trails, pavillions, ranger programs and the quiet of the woods at night. We didn't explore the trails or woods as we used this as a base for exploring Baltimore, so we went into the city every day. Our site was 429, the last on the electric loop, which is very long and has the added advantage that you can go the wrong way on the one way road for about 20 yards and pull right into your driveway without having to go all the way around the loop when returning to camp. - darwinmoore
Apr 2018 - $28.00
Good for what it was - a reasonable state park very close to Baltimore. We stayed here while visiting my daughter who lives in the city. Easy access into Baltimore. Most sites are spacious and look easy to get into. Rest rooms were dirty and didn't appear to be cleaned during our stay. Our site was very difficult to get into, though the campground hosts were familiar with it and spent a half hour with us helping us jockey our rig back and forth to get in. We made a list of sites we will use next time, which does NOT include 427 - avoid that site if you have anything other than a small trailer or class B camper. - DaveAndJoyce
Apr 2018 - $35.00
The registration area is away from the camping area and if arriving from the East is hard to access due to a 11 foot underpass restriction. RV sites use the inner loop which has 30 amp power but no water. Sites are about 30 feet apart. Residential housing is visible behind the campsites but we did not have noise problems. Only one place to take on fresh water or dump waste but we did not have to wait. Overall functional but not scenic. - rudyhehn
Jul 2018 - $36.00
Roads into the park and inside the park are good. Check in was fast and friendly and they offered area information. The park is well maintained. There is a camp store with your basic needs. Lots of trails for hiking and activities for kids. We were in D-51, a gravel pull through with full hook ups. The site is VERY unlevel no matter where you pull in. We used all of our jack pads and our tires were far off the ground. We needed to buy additional sewer hose to reach the sewer connect. To turn the water on - there is a small ring under the faucet that needs to be pulled down - they didn't tell us this but luckily a neighbor knew what to do! The sites are very large and wooded. It was plenty long enough for our 37-foot Class A, tow-dolly and parking the car. Extremely quiet. It seems they are working on the leveling issues, which would give it a 10 star rating. The laundry room and bathrooms are clean. There is no WiFi. Our Verizon signal was good. We stayed May 28 - June 4, 2018 and paid $36 a night with our Passport America discount. - BarrettsHappyTrails
Jun 2018 - $33.00
This is a large campground adjacent to a 3700 acre park (we did not venture into the larger park). The attendant was friendly and very helpful. The sites are all wooded. 4 of the 5 sections are for tents (they looked very nice, private and spacious and each section had a RR building). The roads are paved and the sites gravel. The D section has 25 FHU sites for RVs. Most of the RV sites have a gravel area just big enough for the RV and car and a sitting area. Then adjacent to - or in our case behind us, there is a very large area with a picnic table and fire pit. The sites are very spacious - you can see neighbors, but are not close to them. There is little "landscaping" in the park, but beautiful trees - great "nature." Clean, but bare-bones RRs. Nice activities for kids. The activity center for families is only open on the weekends (something we would not use anyway, but nice for families and groups). Nice trails if you like to hike. If you want to bike ride on asphalt you can ride 3 miles going through the park road and the 5 sections. This is obviously not an RV Resort (and does not claim to be), but is a very, very lovely campground - highly recommended! - Deb and Chris
Apr 2018 - $16.00
Amenities include a jumping pillow, camp store, pedal carts, pavilion, amphitheater, playground and hiking trails. The RV sites are being upgraded to full hookup status and will be opening in stages during 2018. I had to boondock in the tenting area because of this. - User3064
Oct 2017 - $30.00
Very nice park with lots of elbow room. We were in #24 which is on a corner. The nearest RV to us was at least 50 to 75 feet away. The park is clean and they make everyone adhere to the rules (no parking on grass, no junk around, etc) which makes for a pleasing appearance. There was no wifi out where we were, electric was stable, water pressure was fine, and Verizon signal was 4G with 1 and 2 bars (not real strong). There are paved roads and concrete pads with gravel patios. Each patio has a fire pit and picnic table. The commissary and exchange were very nice. Here's our 2 complaints: First are the gates. The gates at the entrance and exit of the park are a pain. If you're on a military base where you are carded before entry, why do you need the gates? Second is Wifi/Hotspot. I called Verizon because my hotspot was worse than dial-up slow and normally it has very good speed. I was told that because of the area (between DC and Baltimore) the tower congestion is such that at certain times of the day it slows down to a crawl. That being the case, the park should have wifi repeaters. All in all we really enjoyed our stay at Camp Meade. - jomark
Nov 2015 - $28.00
We've been here a month with a couple more weeks to go. This is a very nice park. Spacious lots, very nice laundry and shower building with a couple break room/library/game areas. Lots of trees but probably ? to ½ of sites are possible for satellite reception. Overall very quiet, except for the base special of reveille at 0630 over the base loudspeakers. Earplugs are useless to counteract, but we got used to it. Better than train whistles or traffic noise. They don't do it on the weekends.
They don't have wifi or cable, though I understand they're working on that right now.
Only downside is there's been a bit of musical spots. Their reservation software doesn't optimize the spots to minimize moves, so we moved twice in a week, but spent almost a month in the current spot. Seemed like it could be minimized since it was mostly people already there moving around. When we extended, the person we dealt with in the office made it so we didn't have to move again, but the experience/interest level of the staff varies.
This is certainly the best value in the DC area. We will be back in the spring for sure.
Rate based on monthly rate. - Seb
Jul 2014 - $28.00
Very nice campground. Sites are big with plenty of space between them. I like the fact the grass gets mowed regularly. Good option for the DC area. We would do so again. - rwarner22
Oct 2015 - $45.00
This park has easy access and is big rig friendly with level sites, concrete patios, good utilities but is mainly a trailer park with many permanents. As their website describes, $45.00 a night with a three night minimum. Basically the only game in Frederick and is okay if you want three nights. - RJourney
Jun 2011 - $30.00
As others have mentioned, this is not an RV park: it's a mobile home park that added spaces for RVs. It's not very tidy, but it was adequate for what we wanted: to be close to Frederick. Most RV sites are full of people doing contract work in the area for 4-6 months. All spaces are pull-throughs with concrete pads, which was nice as we got a lot of rain. No shade at all. The manager was very helpful and accommodating and he seems to keep a close eye on the park. Lots of restaurants and shopping close by. And while it's not an RV resort, if we return to the area we would stay here again. - mauigirl7254
Mar 2008 - $27.00
This 'park' is NOT a campground. This is a former Mobile Home park that has been 'transitioned' to an RV camp (not campground). The only amenities are a laundry room. No Restrooms, no showers, no playground, no pool, we even have to mow our own grass!! The rates are very high ($800/month) but it does INCLUDE Electric (I have only used my propane sparingly for cooking). The manager is only here on Tues and Thurs from 10:00am-2:00pm. He is a nice guy, but not educated as to how a 'campground' should operate. Everyone here is permanent to semi-permanent and working in the area (Mostly men, very few families). I plan to be here until Jan 2010, when my husband hopes to return to the US (from working in Abu Dhabi, UAE) and we can finally retire and take off! The one thing that attracts people to this camp is the location. It is in the heart of Frederick, MD close to EVERYTHING! Very convenient location. - onthecoach
Jul 2018 - $47.00
Public bus comes into park for transportation to the College Park Metro Station. This is most convenient. Supermarket less than one mile away. They give an orientation lecture about D.C. and the metro, which is excellent. We took the night tour, with a wonderful guide who got off the bus at every stop to explain things to us. He was funny and had very interesting stories.
Clean restrooms and showers. Lots are very close with a sunny, open exposure. My only complaint is that the restroom/shower was a little farther than most parks. - Breezy2011
Jul 2018 - $79.00
Closest campground to downtown D.C. Suggest one drive to Metro Station four miles away on U of Maryland Campus and take green line in and out. Hit rush hour coming back by 4:00. This is a huge park (400 sites?). Because of size one has to pay attention getting around inside park with so many side streets. Sites are right on top of each other and many rigs had to really push into the bushes to fit. Suggest one rent a premium site. Level and more tidy. Many activities. All of D.C. is generally overgrown, dirty and unkept, busy, and noisy and this park, at least for me, reflects that feeling. This is a good place to stay for visiting D.C. but not for a camping experience. We stayed four nights. - Mike from Bama
Jul 2018 - $66.00
Another stay here at Cherry Hill Park. All utilities worked properly (water, sewer, electric). Park was almost full every weekend, so WiFi speed suffered greatly. Provided cable TV was okay. Lots of over the air TV available. Verizon voice and data were excellent. - moderate camper