Best Camping in Maryland

Looking for the best camping in Maryland? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Maryland. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the incredible Outbound community.

  • Camping at Assateague

    This is the perfect getaway if you are on the East Coast! Assateague Island is a 37-mile long barrier island along the coasts of Maryland and Virginia that is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean on the east and the Sinepuxent Bay on the west. The sta...

  • Camp at the Adirondack Shelters in Catoctin Mountain Park

    For outdoor enthusiasts, Maryland is an ideal place to live. Between the mountains and the Bay--and the rivers, bike paths, and trails along the way--we couldn't ask for much more. But if we were feeling greedy, we would probably ask for additiona...

    4 miles 1200 ft gain

  • Hike the Catoctin Mountain Extended Loop Trail

    Park at the Cotoctin Mountain Visitor's Center off of Foxville road (see map) to access the trail. Trail is accessible March-November and is dog-friendly. 

    8.58 miles 1696 ft gain

  • Kayak Camp at Janes Island State Park

    Everyone goes to the Eastern Shore. Few people get to experience the Bay like this. The journey out to the Long Point backcountry site is a bit arduous, especially if you haven't studied the tide charts (guilty). The last mile or so requires a pa...