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Greenbrier State Park

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Address: 21843 National Pike, Boonsboro, MD 21713-1640
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trask and cook outs

I go there a lot to swim and hike.. I see lots of people having cook outs but don't take there trash with them.. i see this all through the week.. very noisy with there music as... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 August 2016
Frederick, Maryland
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Akron, Ohio
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

The park rangers and security were very aggressive. A young couple near us were visited by SIX ranger, during the afternoon, who proceeded to inspect every inch of their campsite, going through their coolers, looking through their vehicles. And for what? My friend went and talked to the fellow campers afterwards and there was nothing found and no issues? Then... More 

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Ranson, West Virginia
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33 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed overnight with a friend in their camper. Campground was crowded but quiet and we had nice wether. Pets were allowed in this particular site I understand they have sites where no pets are allowed and some sites for tents only. I would love to go back later in he fall to view the foliage.

Thank fargofotos
Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, United States
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23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

We camped in the Cedar Loop with another family next to the bathrooms. Both sites were immaculate and level. Close to bathroom and far enough that it was not a distraction and other campers did not cross through our site or space. Bathrooms temperature was reasonable, not overly hot and insects/bugs not noticeable. They were cleaned and maintained regularly. The... More 

Thank Jerry B
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

It was a family of 9 that included age ranges from 6 to 54. We ate, laughed, swam, played hide and seek in the dark, slept under the stars, walked many trails, played UNO on the beach at night. We had such an amazing time that we are going back in September and we just went in august. The best... More 

1 Thank Darci B
Frederick, Maryland
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

I go there a lot to swim and hike.. I see lots of people having cook outs but don't take there trash with them.. i see this all through the week.. very noisy with there music as well .. the goodwill help there are also rude.. but over all very nice place..

Thank murray982016
Myersville, Maryland
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2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

We live close to Greenbriar State Park and have been going there in the summer for 30 years. It has a roped off sandy beach and lifeguards in the summer months (not always, though). There is also a grassy area with shade trees, 2 pavilions (rent for a fee to guarantee you get it--take your chances if you don't want... More 

Thank Rabbitlovercatlover
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10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Unless you get there super early. Ypu will not find a spot any where. The park is insanely crowded. Between the sound of carnival music blasting out of speakers from group to group. And the sounds of 1000s of kids. We stayed for about 10 minutes and left. It's a shame. It is a really nice park. But it is... More 

3 Thank John C
Martinsburg, West Virginia
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38 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

We had a great day swimming at the lake! We were there on a Thursday, and it wasn't crowded. We loved that there are plenty of picnic tables and lots of shade! They have charcoal grills by each picnic table area so you can cook out. The only complaints we had were that the concession stand is very expensive and... More 

2 Thank wvjan
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82 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

Minimal entry fee collected at entry. A nice beach on a small man-made lake. It was 102 degrees on the day we visited, many family picnics going on, also a concession stand with some food available. The park is "garbage free" which means no garbage cans available and you are to carry out your own garbage...it would be fine if... More 

3 Thank Travelfamilychicago
York, Pennsylvania
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50 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Spent the day here with the hubs. We went down by the lake, which has a sandy beach and two oped off sections with a sandy bottom. We did go swimming, and it's more like a pool than a lake. The water was perfect, and clear. You can see your feet in the deepest water. The shallow section and deep... More 

3 Thank Lindsay J

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