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Cunningham Falls State Park

14039 Catoctin Hollow Rd, Thurmont, MD 21788-1514
+1 301-271-7574
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Catoctin Furnace Trail

Stopped in here for a brief visit. Hiked the Catoctin Furnace Trail, which was interesting as it... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
OPMaster1978
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Bowling Green, Kentucky
Frozen falls at Cunningham!

We arrived at Cunningham Falls last week and it was cold. That didn't stop my son dragging my... read more

Reviewed 15 January 2018
Lisa T
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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.
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good39%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“the cliff” (10 reviews)
“swimming area” (11 reviews)
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14039 Catoctin Hollow Rd, Thurmont, MD 21788-1514
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Stopped in here for a brief visit. Hiked the Catoctin Furnace Trail, which was interesting as it showcased the history of iron making in the park area. Good experience during my short time here.

Thank OPMaster1978
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Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

We arrived at Cunningham Falls last week and it was cold. That didn't stop my son dragging my girlfriend and I out of the car to take the mile long round trip to see the falls that were completely frozen like my legs. I knew...More

Thank Lisa T
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Reviewed 20 December 2017

We took the grandkids to the park for some Fall Photos and it was a huge hit! The lake was smooth as glass and even though we missed most of the leaves still being on the trees the pictures turned out just fine! The kids...More

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Reviewed 23 October 2017

The falls here are great. Even on a hot day when there is a large crowd here, because of the size of the falls, and the way that there are so many crevices, boulders, and little streams that break and meander down the hill, there...More

Thank Cakes77
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

Cunningham Falls State Park, in addition to the named waterfall, features a dam which has created a medium-sized lake that is well-stocked with both bass and trout. It's a beautiful, pristine outdoor setting overall.

Thank David R
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Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Great little state park with very little activity sun-Wednesday. I hear the colorfest makes this place crazy, but we’ve managed days between craziness. Bathrooms clean. Showers hot. Trails well maintained, especially for the amount of traffic I think this place gets.

Thank Catherine B
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Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

We've come every year for almost 27 years. We love this place. The scenery is gorgeous. There are trails to walk. Waterfalls to see. I. Love. This. Place. I look forward to this trip every year. Plenty of things to do in October. Gorgeous time...More

Thank Chloe C
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Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Great last minute camping trip. We had to go to "the manor" because all other camp sites were booked. Quick drive to lake and major hikes. The site has power and was fine for camping.

Thank KAB94735
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Reviewed 5 October 2017

Been going to Cunningham falls for years. Great Beaches for swimming with the kids, there is boating and fishing (seasonal). The trails are also great and range from easy to experienced hikers. The falls are quite stunning and its fun to climb the face or...More

Thank Jennifer J
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Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

There was hardly any water in the waterfall. At least we didn't have to walk too far as we found the handicap route. Lovely area

Thank Starviagera
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We camped in tents. I did not notice the cabins. Sorry.
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