Janes Island, often called the Caribbean of the Chesapeake, offers visitors tent camping and cabins, canoe and kayak rentals boat slips and a dock area. Fishing and crabbing are favorite adventures here as well as Park Quest... a wildly successful program to create good old fashioned outdoor fun for the whole family.
Like Nowhere Else:
New Germany State Park offers visitors camping in all seasons, fishing, boating, hunting and both downhill and cross country skiing.
Escape to the Valley:
Patapsco Valley State Park is the oldest State Park in Maryland. The Maryland Civic Justice Corps offers paid Summer Jobs to urban teenagers. They work on much needed conservation projects while gaining skills that prepare them for careers as well as teaching them to become stewards of the environment.