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Janes Island State Park is split into two sections. The first section is the mainland portion of the park, which is mostly dedicated to the campgrounds, cabins to rent, picnic areas, pavilions, boat ramp, and marina. The island part of the park is the part that is actually called Janes Island and is made up of over 2900 acres of saltmarsh and pristine beaches.

Despite being easy reaching distance to a number of towns, and the fact that people have harvested the resources of the island for thousands of years, the beaches remain isolated and untouched, making it one of the best places to search for an RV rental in Somerset County. Outdoor lovers can experience a truly rural landscape that is still largely ruled by the tides and wildlife in Chesapeake Bay, and bordered on the west by Tangier Sound with neighboring towns of Crisfield, Pocomoke City, and Westover.

Getting Outdoors

Without a doubt, one of the most popular activities in the state park is to experience one of the many marked water trails. There are over 30 miles of trails to enjoy, with a number of transport options in which to make use of them, including a canoe or kayak. These trails are ideal for both novice and the more experienced paddler and is a great way to take in your natural surroundings from a very different perspective. Both canoes and kayaks are available to rent in the park, and with 25 boat slips, getting out onto the water couldn’t be easier.

The docks, marina, and number of streams make great fishing and crabbing spots. Crabbing in particularly popular activity, and in the warmer months the banks are filled with people trying to catch these critters. There is always the open waters of the Tangier Sound to make use of as well, where eager anglers can fish for striped bass, croaker, sea trout, flounder and bluefish. In the waters surrounding the park, Chesapeake Bay blue crab are in abundance, which is great for family fun. The fish cleaning station is conveniently located at the marina.

The island provides an ideal environment for a large number of birds, including migratory waterfowl and shorebirds. Visitors can pop into the nature center for more information on the best places in the park to see the birds, or for a bird's eye view, head up the observation tower with a pair of binoculars and see what you can see. It is activities like these that makes camping at Janes Island State Park particularly popular.

Camping at Janes Island State Park

Equipped with electrical hook-ups, the mainland section of the park offers over 100 campsites suitable for camping with an RV. Each of these sites has a camping pad, picnic table, fire ring, and a lantern post. There are three units which contain flush toilets and hot showers, all of which are centrally located for ease of access from all campsites.

Pets are allowed with you when RV camping at Janes Island State Park, so you can enjoy your stay with your furry friend. It is also kid friendly with a playground and a range of recreational trails around the campsites. The park store offers a range of amenities and is always well-stocked, making Janes Island State Park camping a popular choice.

Exploring the Area

Animal lovers will be pleased to know that Salisbury Zoo is located nearby. The zoo aims to provide naturalistic enclosures for species which are native to North, Central and South America and is home to more than 100 animals. These animals include wallabies, ocelots, sloths, llamas, jaguars, and raptors, to name just a few. It is one of the few zoos not to charge an entrance fee, and instead relies on donations for the welfare of the animals. It makes a great day trip when making use of the State Park RV campgrounds nearby.

Although a short boat ride away, the Smith Island Cultural Center and Museum are well worth a visit. The center sits on Smith Island, which is a small island measuring only three by five miles. Located in the village of Ewell, it tells the story of the rich history of the island and the surrounding land. The boat trip there is an adventure in itself and presents a great way to take in the sights, with a light narration of the passing scenery.

Costen House Museum is also an interesting stop. The house was built by Dr. Isaac Costen after the civil war and was then loved in by his family for many years. The house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and once you see the beautiful architecture, it is not hard to see why.

RV Rentals in Janes Island State Park, MD

Janes Island State Park, MD is the perfect spot to start your next road trip.

There are many popular rentals in Janes Island State Park. Outdoorsy's Janes Island State Park RV rental marketplace allows renters to choose from rental options from professional RV rental agencies as well as RVs for rent by owner.

Frequently Asked Questions


What are RV rentals?

Renting an RV lets you enjoy the flexibility of RV travel without all the costs and maintenance of ownership. With a rental, you can book the perfect rig for any trip just like you would a car or hotel. With Outdoorsy, you rent directly from the RV owner but get the backing of programs like roadside assistance, insurance, and stellar support from real, live people 24/7.

How much are average RV rentals?

On average, you can expect to pay between $75 and $150 per night to rent most small trailers and campervans. Larger trailers and motorhomes could cost $100 to $250 per night. Renting an RV for a longer time can be even more affordable–a week or month-long rental could average out to less than $60 per day.

Are there RV rentals with unlimited mileage?

Yes! Each RV owner can choose whether to offer unlimited miles on their vehicles. You’ll be able to see if unlimited mileage is an option on any listing you check out. If unlimited miles are not available, you’ll be able to see what is included with the base rate and what extra miles will cost.

Are RV rentals pet-friendly?

Many RV owners allow pets in their rentals. Be sure to check the listing to see if it’s an option for the rig you have your eye on. You’ll be able to see if there is an extra deposit or fee for pets before you request a booking.

Do RV rentals offer delivery?

Having an RV delivered to your home or destination is a great way to simplify your trip. Many RV owners offer delivery and setup services, usually for an extra fee or within a certain distance of their location. Each listing shows whether or not delivery is an option.

Are there RV rentals near me?

RV rentals are available all over the country! Whether you want to pick up an RV near home to set out an epic road trip or if you want to have one ready at your destination, you can search by location for any type of rig.

RV rental vs buying?

Renting an RV is an affordable way to get all the benefits of RV travel without the maintenance and overhead of ownership. It’s also a great way to try out the lifestyle and different types of rigs before you take the plunge and buy your own. Already own an RV? Consider renting yours out to bring in some extra income.

How many people can sleep in an RV?

Small travel trailers and campervans can usually sleep 2-4 people comfortably. Mid-size trailers and motorhomes usually sleep 4-8. Bigger rigs often sleep 6-10, some even 12!

Why choose Outdoorsy vs Craigslist or Airbnb?

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