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Nice Park, fair trails

We like hiking so we decided to try this park. There is a cost to enter the main part of the park... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ward D
Wedding at Cunningham Falls State Park

We went to a wedding held at the large pavilion near the visitor center and it worked out pretty... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Michael B
Riverview, Florida
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Located in the Catoctin Mountains, this park is well-known for its history, scenic beauty and various recreational facilities including campsites, hiking trails, picnic areas and fishing piers.
14039 Catoctin Hollow Rd, Thurmont, MD 21788-1514
+1 301-271-7574
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We don't camp a lot so I don't have much to compare it to, but I thought it was a nice place to take a family camping. The sites were kind of close to each other, but that might be normal. We were able to...More

Thank funwithfamilyVA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On warm summer days, arrive early (before noon at the latest). When the parking lot is full, they close the park. Nice place for swimming. Canoes available for rent. Playground and picnic areas. Nice hiking trails.

Thank Kathy S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We like hiking so we decided to try this park. There is a cost to enter the main part of the park. Once there (at the water) There is a fair amount of parking, bathrooms and a concession stand. We arrived after 1 pm and...More

Thank Ward D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to a wedding held at the large pavilion near the visitor center and it worked out pretty well. The park is naturally beautiful and within a reasonable distance for family who live in the DC-Baltimore area. US 15 runs along the eastern border,...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 15 August 2018

So I need to get the wife out of the house for an afternoon- and we decided to take the drive up to Catoctin Mtn. park to see Cunningham Falls. Now back in the day (20+ years ago) I had a great time going up...More

1  Thank Ray D
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Great place for a country walk, cant wait till the fall to go again! Refreshing to get out and walk. Nice little town nearby with a very good Kountry Kitchen! Hot soups, great food and very friendly service!

Thank matilda9999
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

An easy hike to get your blood pumping. Good stop with woodland views, burbling stream, although the Falls was pretty dry. Interesting rock formations along with ferns and wild wineberries.

Thank Traveler57206
Reviewed 19 July 2018

Best part about Cunningham Falls isn't the falls, in fact you can barely call them "falls" unless you happen to come right after a nice storm. I've been here on multiple occasions and the falls are fun to see, but it's more like if you...More

Thank AbstractRealist
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Maryland is a gateway to so many beautiful destinations. All within 1-3 hours away. You have Washington, Virginia, Pennsylvania, just to name a few. Being that I live an hour way to Cunningham Falls State Park, I decided to take a day trip there. Your...More

1  Thank elee124065
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Enjoyed a relaxing walk up to the falls. Was disappointed as to how many people were physically hanging out and climbing in the falls considering all the posted signs saying not to. Otherwise is was very pretty

1  Thank Patricia D
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30 June 2018|
Response from wahootoyou | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea what you are talking about.
2 June 2018|
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Response from PaleoGypsy | Reviewed this property |
According to the web site, improvements are currently being made to the William Houck Water Treatment Facility. Construction is impacting the William Houck Campground as well. Old lines are being replaced with new ones. When... More
Evelyn G
14 September 2017|
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Response from Karen C | Reviewed this property |
We camped in tents. I did not notice the cabins. Sorry.