• !5-inch Rodman Cannon

    Fort Foote

    Park Maryland

Contact Us

Fort Foote Park
8901 Fort Foote Road
Fort Washington, MD 20744

Mailing Address:
Fort Foote Park
13551 Fort Washington Road
Fort Washington, Maryland 20744

Phone- 301-763-4600

e-mail us

Emergencies- United States Park Police 202-610-7500

Did You Know?

A 20 inch Rodman sits at Fort Hancock, part  Gateway National Recreation Area.

The guns at Fort Foote are big, but the biggest smoothbore cannons ever cast can be found one is at Fort Hamilton, NY and the other is across the bay at Fort Hancock, NJ. The 1864-20 inch Rodman weighed 116,497lbs and could fire a 1080lbs shot accurately for 4 miles.