Susquehanna State Park RV & Campground Guide


Located along the Susquehanna River, this Maryland state park is home to a beautiful forest and riverfront. Susquehanna State Park is just outside the cities of Havre de Grace and Wilson Mill. This state park offers a wide variety of outdoor recreational opportunities, including mountain biking, boating, and fishing. Throughout the year, the temperatures can vary in this state park. You can expect summer highs to reach the upper 80s and lows to dip down into the 20s for the winter. 

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Spring 41-64 F
Summer 65-88 F
Fall 45-67 F
Winter 21-40 F
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RV Resorts & Campsites in Susquehanna State Park

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Susquehanna State Park Campground

While you are visiting Susquehanna State Park, you can stay at the park's campground. The Susquehanna State Park campground contains two camping loops. There are 69 campsites. Out of those campsites, only six have electric hookups. All the campsite loops have a comfort station with hot showers. In certain camping loops, you can have a picnic lunch at one of the covered pavilions. Pets are allowed in the campsites, but they must be kept on a leash.

  • Water hookup: Yes

  • Electrical hookup: Yes (selected sites)

  • Sewer hookup: Yes

  • Wi-Fi: No

  • Pet-friendly: Yes

  • Other features: Playground, amphitheater, and trash removal

Bar Harbor RV Park & Marina

Bar Harbor RV Park & Marina is a short drive from Susquehanna State Park, and it is 30 minutes away from Inner Harbor. This campground is located on a wooded peninsula near the Bush River. Bar Harbor has many amenities for its visitors to enjoy, including a swimming pool, camping store, and fishing pier. All the RV sites include a fire pit, concrete patio, and Wi-Fi access. If you want to book a spot at this RV resort, the prices start out at $67 per night.

  • Water hookup: Yes

  • Electrical hookup: Yes

  • Sewer hookup: Yes

  • Wi-Fi: Yes

  • Pet-friendly: Yes

  • Other features: Gift shop, playground, laundromat, and seasonal boat slips

Tucquan Park Family Campground

Tucquan Park Family Campground is located in the hills of Lancaster County. This campground is the perfect place to relax and recharge. At this campground, you have access to the hiking trails in the Tucquan Glen Nature Preserve. The campground features spacious pull-through sites with 50-amp full hookups. RV and tent sites are available to rent, and the rates start at $47 per night.

  • Water hookup: Yes

  • Electrical hookup: Yes

  • Sewer hookup: Yes

  • Wi-Fi: Yes

  • Pet-friendly: Yes

  • Other features: Modern shower facilities, laundromat, and camping store

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What to Do at
Susquehanna State Park

Inside Susquehanna State Park

If you love the great outdoors, then you will want to visit Susquehanna State Park. This state park is home to a few popular mountain biking trails, and the river is the perfect spot for boaters and anglers. History buffs should check out the restored Rock Run Historic Area and its working gristmill. You may want to visit other historical areas, including the Carter-Archer Mansion and Jersey Toll House. 

Outside Susquehanna State Park

Susquehanna State Park is located just outside of Havre de Grace. There are numerous spots to eat or shop throughout the city and Havre de Grace is also home to a few attractions that you may want to visit on your vacation. 


Tidewater Grille

Tidewater Grille is the perfect spot to enjoy a quiet dinner. You can dine on the outside decks, in the cozy dining room, or at the bar. No matter where you sit, you have a spectacular view of the lower Susquehanna River. On the menu, there is a large selection of steaks, seafood, and pasta dishes. You can even enjoy more casual dishes, such as salads, sandwiches, burgers, and wraps.

Type: American

Location: 300 Franklin Street, Havre De Grace, MD 21078

River City Public House

You can have a great meal at River City Public House. This restaurant uses the freshest ingredients for all their dishes. If you want a starter, you should try the egg rolls, fish tacos, or crab dip. The entree menu features meatloaf, salmon, crab cakes, and prime rib. If you want something lighter, they also serve soup, sandwiches, and burgers.

Type: American

Location: 209 N. Washington Street, Havre De Grace, MD 21078

Vintage Cafe

You can enjoy a home-cooked meal at the Vintage Cafe. You will enjoy the vintage vibes from this diner. This restaurant is an old-fashioned soda fountain that serves up breakfast and lunch. The menu features everything from homemade biscuits and gravy to grilled cheese sandwiches. All the items are made from scratch. If you want something for your sweet tooth, don't miss out on a chocolate soda or strawberry and cream float.

Type: American

Location: 114 N. Washington Street, Havre De Grace, MD 21078


Royal Farms

Royal Farms is a great spot to pick up a few items for your trip. This convenience store is located in Havre de Grace. You can order large party platters for a picnic or grab a few last-minute items. Royal Farms even has a menu with sandwiches, breakfast platters, and deli items.

Location: 405 S. Juniata Street, Havre De Grace, MD 21078

Weis Markets

If you need to check off a few items on your grocery list, then make a stop to Weis Markets. This grocery chain has a wide selection of items, including fresh meats, produce, dairy, and household goods. You can even purchase prepared foods and propane at this location.

Location: 943 Pulaski Highway, Havre De Grace, MD 21078

Family Dollar

If you want to save some money on your grocery bills, then head over to Family Dollar. This discount chain offers a variety of goods. You can find everything from grocery items to household products. You can also pick up essential items such as milk, bread, and eggs. Throughout the year, Family Dollar features seasonal items in the store.

Location: 1122 Revolution Street, Havre De Grace, MD 21078


Havre de Grace Maritime Museum

The Havre de Grace Maritime Museum is situated between the Susquehanna River and the Chesapeake Bay. This museum tells the story of the area's rich maritime heritage, and it is located in a three-story building. Its two galleries also function as private and public event spaces. The ground floor contains a working boat shop and the Environmental Center. This learning center is home to another gallery, an outdoor classroom, and a teaching laboratory.

Location: 100 Lafayette Street, Havre De Grace, MD 21078

Millard Tydings Memorial Park

This nature area covers over 22 acres of land. Millard Tydings Memorial Park overlooks the water, and it is the perfect spot for a picnic. In addition to the scenic views, this outdoor park has a playground, pavilion, and yacht basin.

Location: 908 S. Washington Street, Havre De Grace, MD 21078

Concord Point Lighthouse

If you want to visit a historical point of interest, you might want to check out Concord Point Lighthouse. This lighthouse overlooks the point where the Susquehanna River meets the Chesapeake Bay. In 1872, the river's traffic was increasing, and there was a need for a lighthouse. Concord Point is one of the oldest continuous operating lighthouses on the East Coast. Today, you can take a tour of the lighthouse and the boat keeper's residence.

Location: 700 Concord Street, Havre De Grace, MD 21078

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How to Get to
Susquehanna State Park

If you are traveling from Havre de Grace, you will want to head out on Maryland 115-W. You can take this road for 2.8 miles until you reach the Earlton Road exit. At the exit, you need to turn left on Cooley Mill Road. Once you reach Rock Run Road, you will make a left. From here, follow the road until you come to Craigs Corner Road. After a sharp left, continue to Wilkinson Road and make a right. You can follow the signs into the state park.

Entering Susquehanna State Park

Susquehanna State Park is open from sunrise to sunset for day-use activities.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Susquehanna State Park

What is the best time of year to visit Susquehanna State Park?

Tourists usually sprint to Susquehanna State Park during the spring, summer, and fall. However, the park remains open during the entire year, and the day-use areas are free to enjoy, besides the picnic area and boat ramp.

What is the climate of Susquehanna State Park?

Temperatures peak at Susquehanna State Park in the month of July when daily highs reach 87 F and lows do not drop below 64 F. The seasons begin to change in October, which has a daily high of 67 F.

What kind of wildlife can be found in Susquehanna State Park?

Spring and fall are peak seasons for bird migrations, and visitors can spot a ton of migrating hawks, gulls, eagles, ducks, geese, swans, songbirds, and shorebirds. Anglers can catch striped, largemouth, and smallmouth bass in the park's waters.

Are there designated RV camping spots in Susquehanna State Park?

Susquehanna State Park has a campground with 69 sites for tents, trailers, and RVs. Six sites include full electric and water hookups, and all the sites are near the beautiful Susquehanna River.

Do you have to reserve a camping spot at Susquehanna State Park and what is the cost?

Reservations must be made at least one day in advance, and the cost to rent a site is $27.50 per night for a spot with electricity, or you can pay $21.50 per night without electricity.