Janes Island State Park

ALERT: June 27, 2019

Dump Station - Construction on the Park's Dump Station will occur intermittently Monday - Thursday beginning on July 8th and continuing until the project's completion, anticipated by late August. Dump station access may not be available during this time. Please contact the Park at 410-968-1565 for more information and alternative dump sites.

Feb. 11, 2019

Full Service Cabins - The "Renovation/Construction Project" was sent out for Bid, but due to technical difficulties and project funding it has been delayed. The Full Service Cabins will be opening for the rental season effective March 6, 2019.

Daugherty Creek Lodge - The "Renovation/Construction Project" also includes the Daugherty Creek Lodge. Reservations will follow the same schedule as the Full Service Cabins and open on March 6, 2019.

The renovation project's revised new target date to start was December 2, 2019 with a completion date during the winter/spring of 2020. We apologize for any inconvenience the construction plans may cause our park patrons. If you have any questions, please call the park office at 410-968-1565, between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Feel free to email the Park Manager at: DennisE.Smith@maryland.gov. Also, please continue to check this website for updates.​

Camper at Janes Island State Park


The mainland portion of the park offers over 100 campsites, 49 of which are equipped with electrical hook-ups to accommodate tent or vehicle campers.

Each site is equipped with a camping pad, picnic table, fire ring, and lantern post.

Three centrally located bath houses have hot water showers and flush toilets.

Back Country Campsites and Permits

The primitive back country campsites are equipped with tent platforms and boat landings; campers at these environmentally sensitive sites must obtain a permit from the park and strictly follow Leave No Trace Outdoors ethics. Call the park at 410-968-1565 for more information about back country permits.

Youth Group Camping

As of April 2019, the park offers a new 30 person Youth Group site, featuring a shaded but open area with a stone fire pit, group grill, and picnic tables. All available just a short walk off the Whitetail Trail.

Make your reservation soon at parkreservations.maryland.gov​.​

Contact the Park for additional information: 410-968-1565 or E-mail Janes Island State Park.

Janes Island State Park cabinsFull Service Cabins

Four rustic waterfront cabins are available for rent year round. Each sleeps six persons and is equipped with three bedrooms, common area, kitchen, bathroom, screened porch with picnic table, air conditioning, heat, gas log fireplaces (available seasonally), outdoor fire ring with grill, outdoor picnic table and ample parking. Cabin kitchens are equipped with oven, stove, refrigerator, coffee pot, microwave, basic cooking utensils, and service for six. Renters must provide their own towels and bedding (linens, pillows and blankets).

Camper Cabins

Four heated and air conditioned waterfront camper cabins that sleep four are available during the camping season. Each has a capacity of four persons and is equipped with air conditioning and heat, electric, a table and chairs, either two set of bunk beds or a double bed and a set of bunk beds, ceiling fans, a picnic table and fire ring. Restrooms are shared with the campground.

Click here for Camp Loop Maps

For reservations, call 1-888-432-2267 or register online at: parkreservations.maryland.gov​