Cognitive / Learning Disabilities

Visitor Center

The visitor center is located at:

14707 Park Central Rd
Thurmont, MD 21788

The visitor center has:

  • A small, open area with children’s books and seats.
  • A room with various exhibits including tactile animals, stones, and tools, artifacts in cases, a fireplace and radio, pages that can be flipped, and a screen with moving photographs.
  • An information desk.
  • A passport stamp station.
  • A bookstore.
  • Restrooms; split by gender.

The visitor center is generally quiet. Visitors can exit outside to find a quieter space if it becomes too loud inside.

Ranger Programs

Programs occur throughout the park. Explore our programs page to learn more about what programs are offered throughout the year.


Last updated: January 8, 2024

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

6602 Foxville Road
Thurmont, MD 21788


301 663-9388

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