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Best Camping Near Washington, DC

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Best Camping Near Washington, DC


Discover the Best Camping Near DC at the Brunswick Family Campground:

Are you hunting for the best tent camping & RV camping near Washington DC? Look no further! Nestled in the scenic town of Brunswick, Maryland, Brunswick Family Campground offers a scenic retreat for outdoor enthusiasts and families alike. The campground is just an hours drive from the hustle and bustle of Washington, DC.   

Prime Location for Outdoor Adventure:

One of the standout features of our campground is its prime location. Situated on the banks of the Potomac River, our campground provides easy river access for fishing, kayaking, and paddle boarding. Spend your day exploring the tranquil waters of the Potomac River. 

For those looking to tube the Potomac, a 2 to 3 hour float to Lander Boat ramp offers fun for the whole family.  Tubing trips and rentals are available right from the campground.  

Best of Both Worlds:

Campers can ride the train to Washington DC on weekdays for sight seeing .   Avoiding driving in beltway traffic and parking in Washington DC makes for a low stress day.  MARC trains are available only one mile from the campground on the C&O Canal.

Explore Harpers Ferry Camping:

Just a 15-minute drive from the Brunswick Family Campground lies Harpers Ferry National Historic Park. The historic town is situated at the confluence of the Potomac and Shenandoah rivers. Known for its rich history and stunning views, Harpers Ferry is a must-visit destination for camping enthusiasts. 

You can easily access Harpers Ferry from our campground and explore its historic sites, hiking trails, and scenic overlooks. Whether you’re interested in history, hiking, or enjoying the great outdoors, Harpers Ferry camping offers something for everyone. 

Best Maryland Camping near Washington DC :

When it comes to RV camping in Maryland, this DMV RV campground near Frederick is a great choice. Our campground offers RV and tent sites between mileposts 54 and 55 on the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal.  It is a great stop for those biking the 184.5 mile trail from Cumberland to Georgetown.   A hot shower, cold drinks, and snacks are available and a welcome respite.

In addition to its convenient location near DC and Harpers Ferry, our campground is also just 10 minutes away from the iconic Appalachian Trail. This campground is the perfect home base for day hikes along the Appalachian Trail.  For history buffs, Antietam National Battlefield and the Monocacy National Battlefield are within 30 minutes driving distance.


Plan Your Next Outdoor Camping near Washington DC:

Ready to experience the best camping near Washington DC, Harpers Ferry, and Maryland all in one place? Book your stay at Brunswick Family Campground today and start planning your next outdoor adventure! With its prime location, scenic beauty, and an array of recreational activities, our campground offers the perfect escape for nature lovers of all ages. We look forward to welcoming you soon! 

For more information, contact River & Trail Outfitters to plan your family adventure!

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