...is open year round and offers youth groups and organizations enjoyable primitive tent camping. Located just five miles from the Catoctin Mountain Park portion of the Appalachian Trail in the rolling hills of Thurmont, Maryland, Poplar Grove allows youth groups to experience traditional wilderness camping. To learn more about Poplar Grove, view the map, review the amenities, or to book your stay, visit Recreation.gov. We will see you in the park!
NOTE: Poplar Grove Youth Group Campground is not available on a Walk-In basis; reservations must be made by phone at 877-444-6777 or online in order to camp at this facility. There is a minimum booking window of 2 days - earliest date to reserve will be 2 days from today. Additionally, orginizations must provide a roster of campers. Please print, fill out, and bring with you this Approved Roster.