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I know not everyone who camps enjoys a campfire, but for us one of the best parts about camping is sitting around the campfire at night and enjoying each others company. Plus certain foods taste better over the campfire, you really can’t make a s’more with a candle.

Canoe Kayak & Paddle Company
(410) 203-1100
10105 Shaw Dr
Woodstock, MD
 
Fairland Regional Park
(301) 953-0222
14110 Old Gunpowder Rd
Laurel, MD
 
Wild Places Inc
(410) 352-3301
12302 Collins Rd
Bishopville, MD
 
Roaring Point Campground
(410) 873-2553
2360 Nanticoke Wharf Dr
Nanticoke, MD
 
Lake Somerset Family Campground
(410) 957-9897
8658 Lake Somerset Ln
Westover, MD
 
Capitol KOA Campground
(800) 421-7116, (410) 923-2771
768 Cecil Avenue North
Millersville, MD
Number of Sites
152 Total Camp/RV Sites,100 30 Amp Service,10 50 Amp Service,152 Electric and Water,126 Electric Only,54 Full Hookups,50 Max RV Length,43 Pull-Thru Sites,26 Tent Sites,
Amenities
Cabin Rentals,Dump Station,Laundry,Phone Service at Site,Store,Group Area,Pavilion,Pets Welcome,
Recreation
Biking Trails,Golf Facilities,Hiking Trails,Marina,Nature Trails,Planned Activities,Playground,Recreation Hall,Swimming Pool,Game room,

Capitol KOA/Washington D.C. Northeast*
(800) 562-0248
768 Cecil Ave North
Millersville, MD
Campground Availability
Mar 01-Nov 15
Services
Standard Flush, Basins, Hot Showers, Dump Station
Policies
Partial Handicap Access, Clubs Welcome, Pets OK
Additional Facilities
Picnic Tables, RV Supplies, RV Storage, Grills, Fire Rings, Ice, Wood, Laundry, Groceries, LP Gas by Meter
Recreation
Equipped Pavilion, Pool, Playground, Planned Group Activities, Horseshoes, Basketball, Volleyball, Golf Nearby, Sports Field, Hiking Trails, Local Tours

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Seaside View Recreation
(301) 872-4141
48593 Seaside View Rd
Ridge, MD
 
Crow's Nest Campground
(301) 271-7632
335 W Main St
Thurmont, MD
 
Western Trails
(301) 387-6155
4009 Mayhew Inn Rd
Oakland, MD
 
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Sitting around the Campfire

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February 16, 2010 by Denise N. Crew · 2 Comments  

sitting by the fire

Baby Girl keeps C's lap warm as we start the campfire

I know not everyone who camps enjoys a campfire, but for us one of the best parts about camping is sitting around the campfire at night and enjoying each others company. Plus certain foods taste better over the campfire, you really can’t make a s’more with a candle. Also there’s the enjoyment of just chatting with family and friends with no gadgets to interrupt the conversation.

The most important thing about cooking over the campfire is having long enough forks, trust me your non-singed knuckle hair will thank you. We love s’mores, there’s just something about that gooey mess that tastes so good. We learned it’s better to do your cracker/chocolate setup before roasting your marshmallow, nothing worse then having your perfectly toasted marshmallow hit the dirt while you fiddle around breaking the graham cracker in half, there’s no 5 second rule for that. A word to the wise, if you’re thinking a marshmallow Peep is going to make a s’more taste even better, think again, you toast the Peep and the sugar coating reaches the temperature of molten lava. So while those sitting around the campfire might enjoy the laugh, you’ll have a burnt tongue for your efforts. Please don’t ask how I know, I just do. Also when your kids have a brilliant idea, let them try it out first!

eating a s'more

Little Man enjoying a s'more

I’m a pretty creative cook, so I know about 10 different ways to cook a hotdog, but the best way is over the campfire. We also like to do pigs in the blanket for a treat. Roast your hotdog over the fire and when it’s almost done, wrap the hotdog with a crescent roll. (be careful, it’s hot) then return to roasting the hotdog over the campfire till the crescent it toasted. Don’t try to cook the hotdog and the crescent at the same time, the crescent will be doughy and gross on the inside. Now if you want a more grown up taste try Johnsonville Brats, they are out of this world cooked over a campfire.

So while all this cooking is going on, there’s usually some good conversation shared as well. Whether it’s just our immediate family or we’re camping with extended family and friends there’s always jokes and laughter. We’ll talk about camping trips past, what the plans are for the following day, sometimes even a hope or a dream one of the kids have. A campfire seems to bring out the best of family camping.

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