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Whether you just need a pit-stop or want to paddle for days - come spend some time on Maryland's Eastern Shore!

Your large, partially-wooded site is in a friendly,  semi-residential rural area conveniently located right off Rt. 301.  The tidal Chester River flows to the Chesapeake Bay with over 40 miles of paddling, fishing, and wildlife-watching just


🛶 🎣 🏕 🔥 🦅

Whether you just need a pit-stop or want to paddle for days - come spend some time on Maryland's Eastern Shore!

Your large, partially-wooded site is in a friendly,  semi-residential rural area conveniently located right off Rt. 301.  The tidal Chester River flows to the Chesapeake Bay with over 40 miles of paddling, fishing, and wildlife-watching just steps away from your camp.

✅ River access

✅ Wifi

✅ Electric

✅ Water

✅ Pets

✅ Campfires

✅ Canoe available for rent

The tiny nearby town of Millington has an excellent restaurant (Two Tree) as well as gas station/grill (Tailgate), Dollar General, Food Lion, and laundromat.  Milano's and Carletto's restaurants will even deliver right to your camp! 

A canoe is available for rent and firewood for purchase on-site.

Things to Note:

Additional guests are accommodated for $5 per day per guest.

The site is large enough for more than one tent/RV.

* There is road noise from Route 301.

Host lives on site. There are two dogs on premises in fenced area.

The Chester River in Millington currently meets swim quality standards but is monitored weekly. Check out The Swim for updates.

** Wanna stay even cheaper? $5 refund if you bring Canoein' Sue a surprise mystery gift. (Homemade pickles or jam especially appreciated!)  Mention this part of the listing to get a free prize during your stay for reading all the way to the end!**

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Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers, trailers, RVs
1 site
Up to 8 guests per site
Park at listing
Wheelchair access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Potable water available
Showers available
Picnic table available
Wifi available
Bins available
No kitchen
Laundry absent
Camping vehicle details
Electrical hookup available
Water hookup available
Generators allowed
No sewage hookup
No TV hookup
Pull-in site
Max length 45ft
Accommodates slideouts
Surface type: grass or field
Surface levelness: requires leveling
  • Check in: After 1PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Go straight to camp
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 12 months out
  • Weeknight discount: 10% off
  • Response time: Within an hour
  • Response rate: 100%

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10 ft. pop-up gazebo with optional screens.

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1 Canoe Rental

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Offered on the Host's property or nearby.


Canoe/kayak/paddleboard launch just steps from camp


Catfish, bass, perch, crappie and more


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Wildlife watching

Eagles, heron, osprey, muskrat, turtles, frogs and more



Natural features you'll find at Canoein' Sue's on the Chester River in Maryland.

River, stream, or creek

Tidal Chester river access.


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Hipcamper Adie

Evening shade by the river

Adie W.
recommends this listing.
September 22nd, 2021

Sue was such a nice host. She had the extension cord, water hose and a table cloth spread out on the picnic table before we arrived plus a treat for our dog. Do bring bug spray because the mosquitos were bad once the sun went down. Since the site is very close to US 301 bridge over the Chester River, there is a fair amount of road noise which did quiet down by 9 pm.

Hipcamper Bill

Awesome spot! highly recommended!

Bill C.
recommends this listing.
September 19th, 2021

This place is awesome!! Extremely convenient camp site right next to the little walkway to the river. Big fire ring and seemingly endless brush piles to forrage kindle and smaller diameter wood from. Unfortunately did not get to take advantage of the canoe but there is always next time. Sue is an awesome host who greeted me with a smiling face and showed me everything I needed to know about the site, even allowed me to use some slate rock she had lying around to level my van out with. Outdoor shower, toilet, electrical hookup, and pretty much everything else was nice quality. For sure will be back!

Hipcamper Vee

Canoeing on the river & shady site

Vee G.
recommends this listing.
September 8th, 2021

Canoeing Sue’s was a great place to camp for a weekend. She had everything we needed to make our trip more comfortable and fun. Canoeing on the river was definitely the highlight of the trip and I’m so glad we got that opportunity! Sue is an excellent host and great to talk with. We hope to return soon!

Canoein' Sue's on the Chester RiverCanoein' Sue's on the Chester RiverA wobbly (pups first time) but fun canoe ride on the river. The Chester River just a few steps from the camp site.
Hipcamper Moti
Moti M.
recommends this listing.
August 28th, 2021

Absolutely fantastic host! So generous and kind and welcoming.. Can't recommend her enough. Left us to our own devices but also checked in with us because it was raining on the night we stayed. Thank you Sue!

Hipcamper Chris
Chris G.
recommends this listing.
August 16th, 2021

Canoein' Sue's site is great. She was super communicative, leading up to our stay, and, when we showed up, she had started a fire for us and was ready to greet us. She offers up a big piece of her property, and the shower and toilet situation is solid. The river is a short walk (~100 feet) from the campsite. Great experience. Thanks, Sue!

Hipcamper Matthew

100% awesome experience

Matthew D.
recommends this listing.
July 27th, 2021

TLDR: This place is awesome! Check it out for sure!!!

Long Version... This place is awesome! Check it out for sure!!!

Natural Surroundings:
The campsite is like 45 seconds (walking) from an extremely beuatiful oasis of a river that felt (to me) like the Amazon! Besides the occasional house along the banks, and the occasional sound of cars passing on the local highway, it feels 100% natural and lightyears away from civilization. There are bald eagles (for real!) and other murderous birds and swampy plants and green as far as the eye can see. Swimming, apparently, is "iffy" at times, depending on tides and run off and things I don't understand. I swam each day, but the river itself is more of a canoe/ paddle/ kayak heaven than a swimer's paradise. So, I'd suggest you go if you like floaty vehicles!

To be clear, the "campsite" is Sue's front yard. Her yard is lovely and it's the size of my entire apartment building, but it's still her yard. So... if you want a trip where you don't see antoher human for the entire stay, look elsewhere. This is a great site, but it doesn't feel like you've escaped modern life per se. For us, this was kinda perfect. There was a hose/ shower thing and Sue's house was closeby in the event I cut my leg off or my tent caught on fire and it was pouring out. Also, you can park like 6 inches from your tent, so that's a plus. to be clear, proximity to the house was never an inconveninece (we could hear the dogs at times, but usually that was barking at our dog, so joke's on us!). In addition to the hose shower thing (which was SUPER awesome!), there's a firepit, an outhouse tent, a few trees (for hammocks), and not much else. There's some "light pollution", and you occasinoally hear a car passing by, but otherwise, it feels more like a campground than a yard. Also, the area is flat, grassy, and relatively stone/ twig free, so tent setup was easy.

I can't say enough about Sue! We (usually don't like anyone!) loved her!!! She made us feel super at home, she never invaded the campsight/ violated our privacy, but she was always "available" via app chat function, and she was super helpful. I bothered her each day for swiming and tide conditions and she was responsive and helpful. Due to an "unexpected monthly guest?" we needed hygenic supplies and Sue offered some up. We even fenagled (not her usual, but a =n added perk) her into a river tour (via kayak), which was so so awesome! She will definitely stay out of your hair if that's your preference, but if you wanna make a friend, Sue might just be that friend! Finally, if you have a super reactive dog (like us), you'll appreciate Sue's patience, love, and generoisty with four-legged friends! She was a really nice host to Bella as well!!

So... check this spot out!

great trees for shady cool tents and hammock hanging. This kept us cool until about noon each day. If you have food bins, keep them on the benches- that'll provide shade in the AM.
Hipcamper Anna


Anna S.
recommends this listing.
July 19th, 2021

Sue was super nice & accomodating. Great suburban spot.

Hipcamper Canoein' Sue
Response from Canoein' Sue, the Host, on July 19th, 2021

Thank you :)

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Hipcamper JS
Js A.
recommends this listing.
July 6th, 2021

Camped with a 20' pop up trailer and a small 2 person tent. Plenty of room to sprawl and one large tree with some shade. Definitely would recommend paying the extra for the canoe - it's just a few feet from the camping area! Sue (the host) made sure we were comfortable and settled in and went above and beyond to make sure we were OK during our stay (which was during a crazy heat wave). She also responded to messages within minutes before, during, and after our stay. We were there in June and there were lots of frogs around to keep the kids pre-occupied. We hope to come back and would highly recommend this place!

Firepit/Trailer area
Hipcamper Canoein' Sue
Response from Canoein' Sue, the Host, on July 6th, 2021

Thank you :)

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Hipcamper Peter
Peter F.
recommends this listing.
June 28th, 2021

Sue was a wonderful host, super responsive, provided advice for food and a very comfortable space. Cute spot, if I were in the area I would stay there again.

Hipcamper Canoein' Sue
Response from Canoein' Sue, the Host, on June 28th, 2021

Thank you! :)

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