Cunningham Falls State Park is a public recreation area located west of Thurmont, Maryland, in the United States. The state park is the home of Cunningham Falls, the largest cascading waterfall in Maryland, a 43-acre (17 ha) man-made lake, and the remains of a historic iron furnace. The park is one of several protected areas occupying 50-mile-long Catoctin Mountain; it is bordered on its north by Catoctin Mountain Park and on its south by Frederick Municipal Forest.It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Cunningham Falls State Park and many more Thurmont attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Thurmont online holiday planner.
Cunningham Falls State Park reviews
Came with my dog early in the camping season. Dogs aren’t allowed in the Houck campground so we stayed in the Manor Area, about ten minutes from the falls. Not too many people but I imagine it gets... more »
If you are looking for nice scenery and a fairly easy walk, this is the place. The round trip walk from the parking lot is about one mile. My memories of the falls from my last time there (about 30... more »
I loved the place. Spent around 3+ hours here. Started with wolf rock trial. Then went to falls trial. It was a great experience. Don't forget to get insect repellents and preferably wear fully covered pajamas or track pants because, insects, lots of insects! I didn't, and got a few bites. There is an entry fee of $5 per person at the falls area. They take cards or cash. Also, there are 2 separate trials at the falls area, one is easier 1/2 mile trial, and other is a much harder 1 mile trial. Both reach the area of water falls. The stones are bit slippery so be very careful when climbing. People do climb all the way to the top but as I said, be very careful.
The snack vendor area must reopen. With freshly prepared food items 😳 other that. This is great park for everything. I love this place,
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