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Home > Visit a Gateway > Elk Neck State Park
Elk Neck State Park - North East, MD
Elk Neck State Park
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Elk Neck State Park boasts 2,188 acres of sandy beaches, marshlands, and heavily wooded bluffs within the peninsula formed by the North East River, Elk River, and the Chesapeake Bay. A wide variety of plant and animal life thrive throughout the area, which offers many walking trails—including a trail that provides a scenic view of the Elk River and the Chesapeake Bay as it leads to the historic Turkey Point Lighthouse.

The park also supports camping and picnicking with picnic shelters and nearly 300 camping units, as well as cabins for rent.

Hours: The park is open year-round. Full-service cabins are available for rental from May 1 to October 10, and camper cabins are available from April 1 to October 31.
Fees:

On weekdays, Elk Neck charges a $3/vehicle admission fee. On weekends and holidays, it’s $3/person. Out of state residents add $1. (no vehicle fee in winter months)

Use of campsites and picnic pavilions at Elk Neck State Park is billed at the following nightly rates: Campsite, $26/night (not open during winter months) Campsite with electric, $31/night Campsite with water/sewer/electric, $36/night Camper cabins, $51/night Full service cabins, $51/night 125-person picnic shelters, $126/day Seniors (62+) pay half-price of camping fees (service charges additional), Sunday to Thursday (excluding holidays)

For more information about Elk Neck State Park call (410) 287-5333 or visit the following website: http://www.dnr.state.md.us/publiclands/central/elkneck.html.

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