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Merry Meadows Recreation Farm (formerly Morris Meadows)

Freeland, Maryland


1523 Freeland Rd
Freeland, Maryland 21053
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Sites: 300
Recent Rate: $$$$

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Latitude: 39.69506
Longitude: -76.69838

Elevation: 793' (approx.)
Park Features
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • 55+ Only 55+ Only no
  • Kid Friendly Kid Friendly yes
  • Boondocking Boondocking no
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts ?
  • Dump Station Dump Station yes
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
Hookups
  • Full Hookup Full Hookup yes
  • Electric (30 & 50 AMP) Electric (30 & 50 AMP) Electric (30 & 50 AMP)
  • Sewer Sewer yes
  • Public Phone Public Phone yes
  • Water Water yes
  • Cable/Sat. TV Hookup Cable/Sat. TV Hookup yes
Connectivity
  • WiFi WiFi yes
  • ATT Cellular Provider ATT
  • Verizon Cellular Provider Verizon
  • Sprint Cellular Provider Sprint
  • T-Mobile Cellular Provider T-Mobile
Amenities
  • Restrooms Restrooms no
  • Showers Showers yes
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities ?
  • Camp Store Camp Store yes
  • Pet Area Pet Area yes
  • Propane Available Propane Available yes
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar yes
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse ?
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available yes
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen no
  • Horse Camp Horse Camp no
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip no
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter ?
  • Restrooms: vault Restrooms: vault no
Recreation
  • Pool Access Pool Access yes
  • Playground Playground yes
  • Recreational Trails Recreational Trails ?
  • Rec Room Rec Room yes
  • Casino Casino no
  • Fishing Fishing yes
  • Beach Beach no
  • Biking Biking no
  • Boating Boating no
  • Golf Golf ?
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities no
  • Horseshoes Horseshoes yes
  • Mini-Golf Mini-Golf yes
  • Outdoor Courts Outdoor Courts ?
  • Pickleball Pickleball ?
  • Water Access Water Access yes

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55 Reviews

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Review Count: 1
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2018 - $60.00
Overall Rating:

The 3 nights we stayed were wonderful. The only issues we have were the hills. Staying in the T section. Open your door, theres a hill or your deck. I guess it's safe for me to say, the rain ruined the cable. I went to the office about the cable. To my surprise, I was told if I hooked the cable up wrong there's 30 fee... As far as the hill , be careful. I'm home now on ice..be careful going to your site,shrubs will scratch your tow vehicle and rig. We camped at Merry Meadows Recreation Farm (formerly Morris Meadows) in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
T3
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Interior Roads
Scraping Branches
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 42
States Visited: 20
Helpful Reviews: 6

Date of Stay: July, 2018 - $54.00
Overall Rating:

Pretty big park with over 200 spaces. Very diverse --- if you want secluded in the woods, they've got that. If you want wide open spaces (like us, for satellite), they've got that, too. Our site was one of several long pull-throughs terraced onto a big tree-less hill --- all the sites were flat, gravel, and very long (could have parked 2 trailers and tow vehicles). Internal roads are a bit narrow at points, so you may get some leaf brushing, and there are lots of roads so you need to pay attention to the map. They had a large pool which we didn't use, and a nice setup for nightly movies (good sound!) --- we watched Elvis in Blue Hawaii one evening (but they had modern stuff, too)l. As others have stated, they do seem to have a ridiculous amount of rules. They charge for every "visitor", even if you have a dog walker or pizza delivery person come in. The park has potential, but they need to lighten up a bit; they definitely can't tolerate coloring outside the lines. We camped at Merry Meadows Recreation Farm (formerly Morris Meadows) in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer (plenty of space) for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Interior Roads
Scraping Branches
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 2
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: September, 2017 - $54.00
Overall Rating:

The staff is difficult to work with and there are too many rules for what the campground has to offer. For instance, you can't even bring a bottle of water to the pool. The water pressure is also weak at most times which makes it difficult to shower or wash dishes. We camped at Merry Meadows Recreation Farm (formerly Morris Meadows) in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
CT sites
Site Surface
Concrete
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open, Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
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Review Count: 3
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: August, 2017 - $56.00
Overall Rating:

The park was clean and quiet. We are from Florida and have traveled for 3 summers. We have covered almost every state. This is the first camp site we had to pay extra to have a visitor, and more to use the pool. Everything for the kids seemed to be closed. We camped at Merry Meadows Recreation Farm (formerly Morris Meadows) in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Site Number
A1
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Covered Forested
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 1
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: August, 2017 - $49.00
Overall Rating:

This was our first and last time camping at Merry Meadows. We were very excited to camp here because of all the amenities listed and beautiful atmosphere. The first day we arrived (Monday) the pool and mini golf were closed. The second day we stopped in and spoke with the guy working at the snack shack, which is where you show your pool pass and purchase the mini golf. We wanted to make sure it was open, etc. We changed into swimsuits and 10 minutes later were told they were closing the pool, mini golf and snack shack early because not a lot of people have been so far (pool hours are 12-8 pm). We went at 3 pm. The arcade was also closed. The front office and store closed at 1:00 pm.

We were unable to use the amenities we would have liked to use and why we chose Merry Meadows. We also have young children and found out that they also are not allowed to use floaties in the pool which is absurd. I understand not allowing rafts, etc., but not allowing floaties or life jackets for children who can't swim is cruel and ridiculous. You could not pay me to camp here again. It was a waste of our money. We camped at Merry Meadows Recreation Farm (formerly Morris Meadows) in a Travel Trailer.

Site Details

Site Number
CT15
Site Surface
Asphalt
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 18
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: July, 2017 - $55.00
Overall Rating:

UNBELIEVABLE # of rules and regulations. Our daughter and her husband brought us dinner @ 6pm in the rain and were charged $10 visitor fee plus $20 deposit on a car pass! "There are NO exceptions to our visitor policy!!" All activities with the exception of the pool (12-8 except when they close it early) are an additional charge. Activities are limited to Friday evening and Saturday. Church service on Sunday. TV cable service was poor. We camped at Merry Meadows Recreation Farm (formerly Morris Meadows) in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
36
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Interior Roads
Scraping Branches
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

The New Freedom Restaurant - all meals. The Peppered Pig - awesome BBQ Fractured Prune - made to order donuts.

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Review Count: 35
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: June, 2017 - $65.00
Overall Rating:

Narrow roads, facilities need work and maintenance, bathrooms & showers had mold, building are need paint and are deteriorating. Low water pressure and sewer was negative grade. There are rules posted at every corner. This place could be very very nice with some of the profit reinvested. They charge a fee for everything. Camp store was well stocked and the staff was friendly. Verizon service was good. Would NOT camp here again. We camped at Merry Meadows Recreation Farm (formerly Morris Meadows) in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
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Review Count: 20
States Visited: 12
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: June, 2017 - $57.00
Overall Rating:

One thing we noticed is that the interior roads were well maintained, but could be a bit wider. Also, the campground cable TV reception was "snowy" at best and channels would fade in and out, don't know if it just our site or park-wide. One final note, the fire-rings are concrete and 2 ft. tall making it difficult to get a fire going and maintaining it. We camped at Merry Meadows Recreation Farm (formerly Morris Meadows) in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
T-4
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer (plenty of space) for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

The closest shopping area was located in Shrewsbury Pa. about 20 min. north. The camp store was stocked for "emergency" needed items. Well maintained "Mini" museum of farm implements and railroad items.

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Review Count: 2
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: March, 2017 - $45.00
Overall Rating:

We wanted a place to take our grandchildren/toddlers for the camping experience. They loved the splash pools! The campground office worked with us on finding the right spot. The site was clean and somewhat private. Very spacious. There was a problem with the water, but they repaired it asap and even brought out all new stone so the site wouldn't be wet. We enjoyed the fish pond. There also was an outside movie that was fun. We would camp here again..it was gated which was nice for security. We were permitted two dogs. We did need records of shots and license. We camped at Merry Meadows Recreation Farm (formerly Morris Meadows) in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel, Dirt
Site Type
Back in
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
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Review Count: 5
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: September, 2016 - $50.00
Overall Rating:

My overall experience of the this campground. Well, to start off it took 2 hours for my self and friends to make 4 reservations over the phone. They had one person working in the office and when someone would come in to the office they would lay the phone down and help that person. Most of the time it was seasonal people and you could hear them having a conversation and forget I was on the phone. When we arrived, again one person in the office, on a Friday checking people in. The campground itself was well kept and most other campers we meet we very nice. It is a very hilly campground so if you have an issue with walking not a good place. Tried out the snack bar for lunch and a good meal for a snack bar. Was not allowed to take our golf cart to the campground however, the seasonal sites are allowed to have golf carts. What is the difference? Our fire ring and friends of ours were not usable due to the location of where we had to place our RV on the site for the utility hookups. Ours was very close to the camper and just at the edge of our awning. Our friends fire ring ended up under their awning. When we left we turned in our car pass and gate pass. The employee did say thank you but that was it. Not have a safe travel home and we hope to see you again. Not sure if I will go back. Again, it is a nice looking campground but it needs some common sense things taken care of. We camped at Merry Meadows Recreation Farm (formerly Morris Meadows) in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
v section
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer (plenty of space) for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Interior Roads
Tight Turns, Scraping Branches
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 12
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: September, 2016 - $50.00
Overall Rating:

The 800 telephone number may not work - was told they are changing telephone service providers - use 410-357-4088. Have stayed here many times over the years and park continues to be kept clean and run well. Water pressure is and has always been adequate if low - 30lbs. We camped at Merry Meadows Recreation Farm (formerly Morris Meadows) in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
P2
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 3
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: July, 2016 - $38.00
Overall Rating:

Sites are gravel and level. Sites in the "P" block are long pull throughs with an amazing panoramic views. The sites are exposed to the elements and with temperatures nearing one hundred, the AC had difficulty in keeping up. More sites back in the trees reserved for weekenders. Staff was pleasant and efficient who knew the rule book and what rules. We know campgrounds have to have rules, but two full pages?

The gate security system is infuriating. One car out same car back in. My tow was being driven to our next destination so I walked back through the gate swiping my card which would allow me out the following morning with the RV. Didn't work: you have to be in a car to enter/exit!! Lesson: don't try and fool the system. We camped at Merry Meadows Recreation Farm (formerly Morris Meadows) in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
P6
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 27
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: July, 2015 - $50.00
Overall Rating:

Rules. Rules. Rules. So many rules. And they nickel & dime you for everything. The pull throughs in section F were long. Very long. They could have fit at least two big rigs. The sites were about 80-100 feet long and not very wide at all. They should spray for ants and bugs. Even in a wide open section with no trees at all and a campfire going there were just too many ants. We camped at Merry Meadows Recreation Farm (formerly Morris Meadows) in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
section F
Site Surface
Gravel, Grass
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
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Review Count: 16
States Visited: 14
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: May, 2015 - $45.00
Overall Rating:

Park was very quiet. The terraced lots were very nice; however, being forced to pay extra for a lot that had a deck and a pick-nic table when we did not need one and being told there was no sites without decks available for us was a lie. There are sites available that have no decks. there was too many rules that were all No This, No That, etc. Get over it people. The best part of the whole stay was the nice even long pull throughs. I must say the lawn needed to be mowed. I only saw one employee down here at the end of the park where we were during a two day stay. The lady at the office was a bit rude when she made it clear she closed the office straight up 5:00pm. arriving late due to traffic tie ups we called her she said our pass would be in the mailbox..... awwww wasn't that nice. other people in the park were not very friendly. Getting here was a bit of a trick with all the hills and rough to handle curves with a 31 ft RV and a 20 ft trailer in tow. And the deposits for everything ...come on Stop trying to nickel and dime everyone. To charge a guest to come visit me while I'm in town is not good! I will not be back in this park, nor will I recomend it to my traveling friends!!!!! We camped at Merry Meadows Recreation Farm (formerly Morris Meadows) in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
T2
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Picnic Table, Patio

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
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Review Count: 3
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: October, 2014 - $10.00
Overall Rating:

Stayed here off-season to visit friends. Beautiful view from The Terrace, also excellent satellite reception. Great walking trails, level pull-through sites, friendly staff. Very quiet park (although it might be louder when everyone is "home" in the summer). We would definitely stay here again! We camped at Merry Meadows Recreation Farm (formerly Morris Meadows) in a Motorhome.

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