OWENS CREEK CAMPGROUND
Adress: Sabillasville, Maryland
OVERVIEW Owens Creek Campground offers families and individuals enjoyable primitive tent camping. Located just five miles from Thurmont, Maryland, in the rolling hills of Catoctin Mountain Park. RECREATION As a primitive camping area, Owens Creek encourages visitors to use healthy doses of imagination while surrounded by the natural landscape. Nature hikes and campfire circles are popular activities. The Deerfield Nature Trail connects directly to the campground and is a 1.5 mile loop with a connection to the park's western system of trails. Browns Farm Trail is nearby in the Owens Creek Picnic Area and offers budding archeologists with a peek into the history of the area. This trail is also a youth friendly 'Track Trail'. For more information go to: www.kidsinparks.com. Catoctin Mountain Park boasts 25 miles of trails. FACILITIES This campground contains 50 single campsites with a limit of five people, or immediate family, per site. There are no-hookups. Maximum 22' trailer length and RVs up to 30'. There are three pull through sites. Flush toilets, showers and drinking water are available and centrally located in the campground. All sites are equipped with a tent pad, picnic tables, and fire ring. All tents must fit on the tent pads. Firewood is available. NATURAL FEATURES The campground is surrounded by a rolling landscape, perfect for hikes of any level from easy to extremely strenuous. Owens Creek flows past the campground providing a peaceful setting beside a bubbling brook. Whether blanketed in snow in winter months, brilliant with color in the fall or blooming with wildflowers in the spring, Owens Creek offers beautiful scenery all year. NEARBY ATTRACTIONS Other National Park Service units in the area are: Antietam National Battlefield www.nps.gov/ancm/index.htm [http://www.nps.gov/ancm/index.htm] 26 miles, Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park www.nps.gov/choh/index.htm [http://www.nps.gov/choh/index.htm] 28 miles, Eisenhower National Historic Site www.nps.gov/eise/index.htm [http://www.nps.gov/eise/index.htm] 20 miles, Gettysburg National Military Park www.nps.gov/gett/index/htm [http://www.nps.gov/gett/index.htm] 20 miles, Harpers Ferry National Historical Park www.nps.gov/hafe/index.htm [http://www.nps.gov/hafe/index.htm] 37 miles, Monocacy National Battlefield www.nps.gov/mono/index.htm [http://www.nps.gov/mono/index.htm] 18 miles, Appalachian National Scenic Trail www.nps.gov/appa/index.htm [http://www.nps.gov/appa/index.htm], 8 miles, Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail www.nps.gov/pohe/index.htm [http://www.nps.gov/pohe/index.htm], 26 miles. Other Attractions: Catoctin Wildlife Preserve and Zoo www.cwpzoo.com [http://www.cwpzoo.com], Cunningham Falls State Park www.dnr.state.md.us/publiclands/western/cunningham.asp [http://www.dnr.state.md.us/publiclands/western/cunningham.asp], Tourism Council of Frederick County www.fredericktourism.org [http://www.fredericktourism.org], Washington County Hagerstown, MD www.marylandmemories.org/home.html [http://www.marylandmemories.org/home.html].
Member since: 2022
date: Sun Jun 19 2022
Cozy campground - Clean bathrooms