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RV Camping near Harpers Ferry, WV

Brunswick Family Campground has full service RV camping sites in Brunswick, Maryland only 15 minutes from popular Harpers Ferry, WV.

RV Camping on the Potomac River and C&O Canal

Brunswick Family Campground and RV Park is located on a secluded stretch of land between the Potomac River and the C&O Canal National Historical Park in Frederick County, Maryland – just 15 minutes from Harpers Ferry, WV. The Canal’s scenic towpath winds past the Brunswick Campground and provides the only road access to this riverfront camping area. So sit back, and enjoy the scenic views of Short Hill Mountain, the Potomac River, great blue herons and the occasional eagle that passes by. Field and wooded RV sites are available.

Potomac View Premium and A1 Riverview have been added featuring an open river view!

American History & Outdoor Adventures Meet Here

RVing at Brunswick is the perfect base camp for biking, hiking, boating and exploring the history of the canal. Lovers of the outdoors and American history will find an abundance of activities within 10-30 minutes of Brunswick, MD. Three additional national parks make for great areas of exploration. Kids and adults alike will enjoy visiting Antietam Battlefield National Park, Harpers Ferry National Park and hiking along sections of the famous Appalachian Trail. Whitewater rafting, tubing, canoeing, kayaking, biking, team building, and canopy tours are available close by. River & Trail Outfitters offers a 10% discount on all outdoor activities.  Group or multi-trip discounts are available as a separate offer.

Campground Facilities

  • 60 RV sites, 30 & 50 AMP electric service, RV dumping station for our campers
  • 3 Full hook up sites with sewer and electric
  • Picnic table and fire pit
  • Water hookups
  • Bath house with hot showers
  • Horseshoes, volleyball, basketball
  • Use of playground
  • Campground store with ice, firewood, drinks, snacks, ice cream, and other necessities
  • Wildflowers, birds, wildlife along the river trails
  • Complimentary limited bandwidth WiFi is available at check in and most RV sites. Internet speeds can accommodate social media use and general web browsing.
Campground Trains

Brunswick is a railroad town, and offers the romance and nostalgia that trains evoke.  For those sensitive to noise and sleeping with windows open, you may want to bring earplugs for sleeping. The campground is located near the  train tracks that border the C&O Canal and some trains run at night and do change cars at the local station.  

Campground Info

Trip Details


Days & HolidaysArea A, B & C (30 amp)Area D & E  (30/50 amp)Full Hook-up
w/e & sewer
Fri & Sat (2 night minimum)$79$85$95
Memorial Day
May 26th-28th
(3 night minimum)
July 4th Week
June 30th-July 3rd
(3 night minimum)
Labor Day
Sept 1st-Sept 3rd
(3 night minimum)

Up to 5 people per RV Site. Maximum of 10 people, $5/person after the first 5.  

Potomac View Premium and A-1 Riverview sites offer open river views and close access to our boat ramp. 30/50 amp with water & electric.  Price is the same as full hook up sites.  Driver must be comfortable backing up.

Discounts: Weekly (20% off), Two Weeks (30% off), 4 Weeks (40% off and included pump service on Weds)

Book on-line All Sites
Call to book one of our four full hook up sites or long term sites.

*View Campground Map

  • Campers who wish to check in BEFORE 2pm or check out AFTER 11am, may do so for a $25 fee. This option is based on site availability.

Pavilion rentals
 (maximum 75 people)
Pavilion #2 (on left of entrance) & Pavilion #3 (behind #2)
Sunday afternoons after 12pm & weekdays ONLY 
Half day (4 hours)       $95
Full day (8 hours)       $175

River and Trail Outfitters Campground Store Supplies:

  • Snacks and drinks
  • Camping supplies & souvenirs
  • Kayaks & Canoes to try before you buy

Check-in for the following trips at our Campground Store:

  • Bath house with hot showers
  • Use of pavilions when not rented
  • Horseshoes, volleyball, basketball
  • Use of playground
  • Campground store with ice, firewood, drinks, snacks, ice cream, and other necessities
  • Wildflowers, birds, wildlife along the river trails
  • Complimentary limited bandwidth WiFi is available at check in and most RV sites. Internet speeds can accommodate social media use and general web browsing.

Brunswick Family Campground

40 Canal Road Brunswick, MD 21716

See location details here.

Marc trains are available to and from Washington DC on weekdays.  Amtrak trains run on weekends also.

Credit Card required at the time of reservation and for security
Primary guest must be 25 years or older

Check In.

Check in time is 2 pm and later.
Check out time is 11 am.

Cancellation & Payment Policy.

  • Payment is due upon making the reservation. No money refunds are given. However, you may reschedule your trip to a later date with two days notice.
  • A credit card must be on file in the case any damage occur to the cabins during your stay.

No Smoking policy

  • The cabins are smoke free.

Pet Policy

  • Pets: leashed at all times, not left unattended at your site, clean up after your pet and place waste in the dumpster

Fishing Policy

  • People 16 & older must have Maryland fishing licenses to fish in the Potomac. Licenses can be bought at Brunswick Hardware on Potomac Street in Brunswick, MD.

Quiet Hours

  • 10:00pm – 7:00am

Alcohol Policy

  • Alcohol is not permitted anywhere in the campground except within one’s cabin, RV, trailer, or tent. Those who violate this policy will be asked to leave with no refund.

Other Policies

  • No tents or RVs may be added to the cabin site.
  • Outside Firewood is NOT permitted. Firewood is for sale or you can gather wood & brush from the nearby woods.
  • Wristbands are given to be worn by all guests at all times.
  • We strongly recommend that children wear PFDs while playing in the river
  • Metal detecting is not permitted
  • Firearms & Fireworks are prohibited City of Brunswick Ordinance
  • A $10 cleaning fee will be charged for trash left at campsites or in the fire pit.
  • Golf carts are not permitted.
River & Trail Outfitters manages the Brunswick Family Campground in Brunswick, MD. An 11-acre parcel that is the only private campground located on the Potomac River and C&O Canal, about 15 minutes from Harpers Ferry, this beautiful stretch of forest and field makes for a perfect outdoor adventure base. Equipped with a bath house, playground, and pavilions the campground is ideal for those looking to recreate in the Harpers Ferry area. There is boat ramp access for all your tubing, kayaking, canoeing, and fishing needs. Wi fi access is also available.

campground Activities - 10% Off for campers!

Riding Bikes in Harpers Ferry

Bike Rentals

Enjoy an easy bike ride on the C&O Canal with our beach cruiser style bikes. Harpers Ferry is only 6 miles one way! Ask us for a bike lock to lock up your bike and walk over the pedestrian bridge to explore the National Park and treat yourself to lunch and ice cream.



Launch from the campground on a 2 hour mellow and beautiful section of the Potomac River where great blue herons and eagles fly. Or paddle to the campground on a Saturday Guided Sunset Paddle which features light rapids!

River Tubing

campground Tube rentals

Rent a tube and walk up river 3/4 mile and enjoy a lazy float back to the campground. Go as many times as you want. On Fri & Sat, enjoy our 3 hr Potomac Mellow Tubing Deluxe trip leaving right from the Campground.

River Rafting

Harpers Ferry Rafting & Tubing

The most fun you can have is on the river! White water rafting trips depart daily on the Shenandoah & Potomac Rivers. Tubing options include mellow Shenandoah River & Potomac River trips and Harpers Ferry white water tubing trips.

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