Brunswick Family Campground on the Potomac River in Brunswick, MD - Near Harpers Ferry, WV

The Brunswick Family Campground is located between the Potomac River and the C&O Canal, near Harpers Ferry, WV. This campground is conveniently located 1 hour from the Washington DC and Baltimore beltways and offers over 100 scenic campsites.

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Brunswick Family Campground map.Download campground PDF here

2017 Season: March 31- November 5 

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Brunswick Family Campground is on a secluded stretch of land between the Potomac River and the C&O Canal National Historical Park in Frederick County, Maryland. 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.

Spend the night camping by the serene and scenic shores of the Potomac River. With the historic Chesapeake & Ohio Canal only steps away, camping at Brunswick is perfect for biking, hiking, boating and exploring the history of the canal.

Tent camping and RV sites are available early spring through late fall. Lovers of the outdoors and American history will find an abundance to do 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 National Park, Harpers Ferry National Park and hiking along sections of the famous Appalachian Trail. Whitewater rafting, tubing, canoeing, kayaking, biking, teambuilding, and canopy tours are available close by. River & Trail Outfitters offers a 10% discount on all tours except the canopy tour for all campers. Group or multi-trip discounts are available as a separate offer.

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Tent and RV Camping on the Potomac River by the C&O Canal

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