Second Growth Forests Provide New Opportunities

President Franklin D. Roosevelt created programs to give people a chance to rebuild their lives from the Great Depression. The Works Progress Administration and the Civilian Conservation Corps gave this land a second opportunity and through re-growth, a new role as a recreation area. Read More

Stone and wood structure with park sign in front.

Visitor Center

Visitors are encouraged to begin their visit at the visitor center where maps and restrooms are available.

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Upcoming Programs

Fall is around the corner and we're ready to show you the park in all its splendor!

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National Public Lands Day September 30

Earn a FREE park pass while protecting and beautifying the park!

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Hiking Trails

The park maintains 25 miles of hiking trails with difficulty ratings between easy and strenuous.

A wooden cabin in the woods

Camping & Lodging

You can rent a historic wooden cabin or camp under the stars.

Last updated: September 14, 2017

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

6602 Foxville Road
Thurmont, MD 21788

Phone:

(301) 663-9388

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