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Cunningham Falls State Park

14039 Catoctin Hollow Rd, Thurmont, MD 21788-1514
+1 301-271-7574
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Will not stay here again!

We were camping in tents and the campground would not let us set up camp on the grass, instead we... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Karen C
Bassett, Virginia
via mobile
All to Ourselves!

My friend and I visited the park on a cloudy day, with a little bit of rain falling throughout the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Kelli D
Winchester, Virginia
via mobile
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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.
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good40%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“swimming area” (11 reviews)
14039 Catoctin Hollow Rd, Thurmont, MD 21788-1514
+1 301-271-7574
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We were camping in tents and the campground would not let us set up camp on the grass, instead we had to set up on gravel pads. They said, "we don't want our grass to get pushed down." They installed all of these gravel pads...More

Thank Karen C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My friend and I visited the park on a cloudy day, with a little bit of rain falling throughout the afternoon. It was also a weekday, so we had the whole north beach to ourselves. The water was warm and we had a beautiful view...More

Thank Kelli D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hiking, camping, swimming, biking and waterfalls. Wonderful place to visit. Boating is available but only electric motors are allowed. Fishing and hunting are allowed with proper licenses. Slight day use charge. Gets very crowded on summer weekends so get there early. They also have many...More

1  Thank B W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have always enjoyed hiking and having picnics here over the years. The picnic tables and grounds are well taken care of and and maintained by the friendly park staff and management which are pretty awesome 😎 By The Way.

1  Thank Dave L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We have come to the beach here for years and we love the scenery. This year for some reason, the lifeguard situation has been spotty. They say they have lifeguards but then really only one part of one beach has a lifeguard. We usually bring...More

Thank crocuslover
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We camped there from Friday to Sunday and I enjoyed every minute of it. It was a huge group of us that probably took up half of the loop. We grilled, chatted, played the Friday nights. We decided that Saturday would be an epic lake...More

1  Thank LuvTravel14_1
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Beautiful waterfalls hike was fairly easy even in heels I made it to the look out. Highly recommend checking this out ! Nice park with swimming. Easy to moderate hiking. Boat rentals great access

1  Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Cunningham Falls is a massive park filled with loads of swimming, camping, hiking and history. We took our new 26' Hybrid camper out for its maiden voyage for a few days at the Manor area campground and discovered the one Achilles Heel of camping at...More

2  Thank Tony G
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Hiking to the Cunningham Waterfalls felt so good. Me and my husband took the cliff trial while going to waterfalls and then took the lower trail while returning. Spent quite sometime near Falls. Water was cold but still was the best time we had.

Thank Samatha D
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

This is the third time we've enjoyed hiking this short trail to the falls! God's nature is so enjoyable!

1  Thank Les H
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Response from Larry D | Reviewed this property |
There are no life guards after Labor Day.