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Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

This is a nice place to stay when you want a big rig friendly campground near Ocean City without actually being IN Ocean City (or virtually so). The pull through sites are long and level, if a bit narrow. The cable TV has a few digital HDTV signals in addition to the regular assortment of fuzzy analog cable channels like...

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Harold D, Public Relations Manager at Fort Whaley Campground, responded to this review

We so appreciate you taking the time to leave such a positive review! We hope you'll be back to camp with us again next season :)

Edgewater, Florida
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Camping at Fort Whaley is always a fun experience. The staff is great to work with, there are lots of activities for the kids. Also, the water park at Frontier Town is included in your stay at Fort Whaley. So enjoy the day at the water park then back to Fort Whaley for evening activities. Ocean City is close by...

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Harold D, Public Relations Manager at Fort Whaley Campground, responded to this review

We're so happy you enjoyed your time on-site at Fort Whaley and off-site at our sister resort's Water Park! Thank you for camping with us and taking the time to leave a great review. We hope you'll be back for another visit this season!

Rising Sun, Maryland
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Our family went to Fort Whaley this past weekend for their Halloween theme weekend. We have been going to Frontiertown for their Halloween weekend for the past 10+ years but it was booked so we thought we would give Fort Whaley a try - expecting a similar experience we have had with Frontiertown (considering they are owned by the same...

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Harold D, Public Relations Manager at Fort Whaley Campground, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We're very sorry to hear you were disappointed with our activities. While Frontier Town and Fort Whaley offer a similar schedule, each campground is separate and runs their own lineup. As for insect control, spraying for mosquitoes is conducted by Worcester County, Maryland and is done on the maximum number of days that the county...

Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

This is always a packed house with Volkswagen enthusiasts. It rained yesterday so Sunday's entry fee was increased from $20 to $25 per person. This is a huge event with p6travelling from as far as Quebec, Canada. The show attracts European car enthusiasts. There are some beautifully modified cars, colors, engines. You will find all sorts of people, kids, older,...

Thank Stacey B
Harold D, Public Relations Manager at Fort Whaley Campground, responded to this review

Glad to hear you enjoyed the H2Oi Car Show!

Reviewed 7 September 2016

To much GREED not to share! $3 ATM bank fee so I said no since I was going to pullout $20. I get home and without my permission or acknowledgement the greedy bastards charged me $3 for ATM Balance inquiry without any transaction. That my friends is GREED. Shame on Fort Whaley and whatever greedy arrangement they have with the...

Thank Jeff K
Harold D, Public Relations Manager at Fort Whaley Campground, responded to this review

We're very sorry to hear you are so frustrated, however this negative review is completely unwarranted in regards to our resort. We have absolutely no control over what fees are charged. Your statement should list what bank that ATM machine is leased from. Please contact them directly if you wish to question the charge.

Newville, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

The campground overall was ok! Easy check-in! Nice amenities. The problem was they left people check in after midnight! The group set up 5 tents, after midnight! Water an electric sites. Using a spotlight. I was up trying to put my 4 year old back to bed! The spotlight shined in our tent for two hours while they set up....

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Harold D, Public Relations Manager at Fort Whaley Campground, responded to this review

We do ask that all guests arrive before Quiet Time, which begins at 11:00 PM, but sometimes we must make special allowances for irregular circumstances. We are truly sorry if you were disturbed. There is an after-hours number listed in your check-in packet for any issues needing to be addressed after the Front Desk has closed. Had a Park Patrol...

Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 8 August 2016

We stayed at Fort Whaley from 7/30-8/6, and thought overall it was a great location. I was nervous staying in a bare bones cabin, but we actually thought it was very cozy, clean, and plenty of space for 5 of us. We enjoyed the location, only about 20 minutes from Assateague and Ocean City, which we went to both during...

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Harold D, Public Relations Manager at Fort Whaley Campground, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback - we will definitely take your suggestions into consideration. All in all, we're very happy to hear you and your family had a great time camping with us and visiting the local beaches. We hope you'll be back for another visit soon!

Williamsport, Maryland, United States
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

This was our 2nd time staying here...definitely appreciate the shade and lack of crowds compared to Frontier Town but didnt get the same "welcomed " feeling as our stay a couple years ago. Called on our 4hr drive down to see if there was an early check in possibility with additional fee?? Reservation lady seemed less than interested .. stating...

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Harold D, Public Relations Manager at Fort Whaley Campground, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We aim to make all of our guests feel welcomed whole-heartedly, so we truly apologize if this was not the customer service you received.

Ellicott City
Reviewed 25 July 2016

My wife and I decided to go to Ocean City Md. I was researching places to stay and she jokingly suggested we camp. We have not camped for over 20 years when our kids were small. I decided to print out literature from Ft. Whaley and leave it laying around the house to mess with her. While on the Ft...

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Harold D, Public Relations Manager at Fort Whaley Campground, responded to this review

We truly appreciate you taking the time to leave this informative, positive review! We're so happy you decided to try camping again with us and had such a great time. We look forward to having you, your wife, and labrador back again soon :)

Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

We rented a cabin from July 16th to July 23rd. It was not our first time in a camping cabin since we rent one every year. The Fort Whaley cabin exceeded our expectations! It looked like it was brand new and was really clean! Air conditioning was functioning really well. The campground per se is really clean and the employees...

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Harold D, Public Relations Manager at Fort Whaley Campground, responded to this review

Thank you for such a great review! We're so happy you enjoyed your stay with us and we hope you'll be back for another camping trip soon :)

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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
While we’re just a stone’s throw away from some major area attractions like Ocean City, Assateague Island, and Berlin, we’ve got a ton of amenities you’ll enjoy right on site! Delight in free Miniature Golf all season. Join in fun family activities at the pavilion. Splash around in our camper-only swimming pool. Take your fur-babies for a run inside the dog park. Reel in some fish at the lake. Relax in the clubhouse with some billiards and arcade games. And if you forgot something or need a meal away from the campfire, our fully-stocked general store is sure to fix you right up. On top of all that, Fort Whaley campers enjoy free access to the Water Park, as well as discounted admission to the High Ropes Adventure Park and Western Theme Park at Frontier Town. We even have a free Beach Shuttle to get you there and back during peak season! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Fort Whaley Campground

Address: 11224 Dale Rd, Whaleyville, MD 21872-2024
Region: United States > Maryland > Whaleyville
Price Range: ₹ 6,619 - ₹ 14,440 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 182
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“After others reviews, avoid the flooding areas”
 of 5 bubbles H50FSjeffk, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Cabin comes with glasses, cups, plates, silverware. Bring your own pots and a tablecloth.”
 of 5 bubbles RolandMiller, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“This is a campground, east side best, electric sites available”
 of 5 bubbles 994stellat, 26 Apr 2016 | Read review
“It is a wonderful place to come with kids. But you defiantly want to put extra sun screen on the tops of your feet if going in the lazy river at the waterpark. The primitive (no electric or water) camping area is only shaded for 1 half of the day. So best to bring a canopy or screen tent too.”
 of 5 bubbles 973jenniferj, 25 Jun 2014 | Read review
“If you camp primitive, make sure you get the sun AM or PM you prefer.”
 of 5 bubbles Intruder85, 18 Aug 2013 | Read review
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