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CUNNINGHAM FALLS STATE PARK, MD

Photo: CUNNINGHAM FALLS STATE PARK
Status: Open through Sun Oct 26 2014   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Mon Sep 21 2015   Later Dates
Site, Loop:88, HOUCK AREA CATOCTIN CREEK MINI CABINS
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Reservation Window: Mon Sep 22 2014 – Mon Sep 21 2015


Check-in: 3:00 pm
  


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Departure date:
 
Check-out: 12:00 pm

Site Details:

  • Site Type: Mini Cabins
  • Site Reserve Type: Site-Specific
  • Site Access: Drive-In
  • Checkin Time: 3:00 pm
  • Checkout Time: 12:00 pm
  • Type of Use: Overnight
  • Min Num of People: 1
  • Max Num of People: 4
  • Max Num of Vehicles: 2
  • Lighting: Electric
  • Looking For Category: Cabin and Lodging
  • Picnic Table: Y
Photo: 88, HOUCK AREA CATOCTIN CREEK MINI CABINS Photo: 88, HOUCK AREA CATOCTIN CREEK MINI CABINS

Alerts and Important Information

Area

Road Construction - Catoctin Hollow Road

Beginning Monday, August 18, 2014, State Highway Administration plans to begin fixing the wing wall over Hunting Creek on Catoctin Hollow Road. Work will be done during the day Monday through Thursday. Expect delays due to single lane traffic. Construction will only affect the Houck Area of Cunningham Falls State Park; not the Manor Area.

PET POLICY:
Houck Area

  • Pets allowed only in Addison Run and Bear Branch camp loops.
  • You must bring proof of rabies and other vaccinations with you if you are camping with your pet
  • Pets allowed on all trails (except Lower Trail to the Cunningham Falls (Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day).
  • Pets NOT permitted in camper cabins.
  • Pets allowed in all day-use areas and lake (except for sandy portion of swimming beach area) after Labor Day to Memorial Day weekend.
  • Additional Pet Policy Information can be found at:
    http://dnr2.maryland.gov/Publiclands/Pages/pets.aspx

    GOLDEN AGE PASS:
    Persons 62 years of age and older with Maryland Park Service Golden Age Pass are entitled to half-price camping, Sunday-Thursday, exluding Holidays. Display of Golden Age Pass will be required upon check-in. Additional service charges will be applied if unable to provide proof of valid pass. Golden Age Pass requires a $10 fee. Information available at: http://dnr2.maryland.gov/publiclands/Pages/goldenage.aspx

    ALCOHOL POLICY:

    The consumption or possession of an open container of an alcoholic beverage will be prohibited in all areas of the park with the exception of interor areas of motorhomes.

    For additional alcohol policy information, visit our web site at:
    http://dnr2.maryland.gov/Publiclands/Pages/alcoholfaq.aspx

    VEHICLE DAY USE ENTRY The camping service charge includes free access for 1 vehicle only per site into the lake area. Entry into the lake area is on a first come, first served for all park users. You will need to arrive early to ensure entry. Entry into the lake area may be denied if the area reaches capacity.

    CHECK IN, CHECK OUT AND OFFICE HOURS

  • CHECK IN:Check-in time begins at 3 pm and ends at 10 pm. You must register during office hours, no late arrivals permitted. No camper or visitor may enter without first checking in at the Camp Office.
  • CHECK OUT:Check out time is no later than 12 noon for camper cabins and 1 pm for campsites.
  • CAMP OFFICE HOURS:The Camp Office is open 8 am to 10 pm between Memorial Day and Labor Day. Check in during other times is subject to change. It is your responsibility to call and verify during other times..
  • DAMAGE/CLEANING:
    Due to recent problems involving damage to the cabins & excessive cleaning needs, the park will charge the registered occupant cost of damages or substantial cleaning. A letter will be sent from the Manager to the registered occupant with documentation of damage and/or essential cleaning needs.

    CABIN INFORMATION:
    Each 4 person camper cabin has one room and a front porch. There is a lockable, electrical outlets and an overhead light.

  • MAXIMUM NUMBER OF CAMPERS PER CABIN:Each of the 4 person camper cabins accomodate up to 4 people including children. Each cabin must be registered to and occupied by at least 1 adult 18 years of age or older for the entire length of stay.
  • BEDS AND LINENS:Each 4-person camper cabin have a set of bunk beds and one double bed. Campers must provide their own linens.
  • PARKINGThere is parking for one vehicle per cabin. Additional vehicles must park in overflow parking.
  • COOKING:All cooking must be doneoutside of the cabin. There is a fire ring at each cabin. There are no refrigerators.
  • HEATING AND COOLING:The cabins have no heating or cooling systems. You may bring an electric heater or fan. Do not leave heaters unattended. No propane or gas heaters.
  • WATER/DISHWASHING:
    There are general water spigots in the campground to fill RV's and water containers. There are no water hook-ups at the individual campsites. Dishwashing is not permitted in the bath houses. Containers can be filled at water hydrants for dishwashing at your site.

    FIREWOOD RESTRICTION:
    Due to the potential threat of the Emerald Ash Borer, the Maryland Department Natural Resources has prohibited the importation of personal firewood into all DNR owned and managed properties. Please do not bring firewood with you from home when visiting a DNR property.

    CAMPGROUND VISITORS:
    Visitors must pay a service charge and exit the campground by 10:00 pm.

    QUIET HOURS:
    Quiet time will be maintained in the campground from 10:00 pm to 7:00 am.

    Campfires:

  • All campfires must be completely contained within the fire ring provided at the campsite.
  • Dead and downed wood may be collected, chainsaw use is prohibited.
  • Campfires may be prohibited in times of high fire danger.
  • SWIMMING:
    Swimming opportunities are not always guaranteed at this time. It is your responsibility to call the park office at least two days prior to your arrival to check current swimming conditions. Be aware that the cancellation policy is in effect.

    PARK EMERGENCIES:
    After office hours, Contact PARK WATCH: 1-800-825-PARK (7275), or 1-410-260-8888,

    MINIMUM STAY:
    There is a two night minimum weekend stay (Friday/Saturday) and a three night minimum stay on holiday weekends (Friday/Saturday/Sunday) Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day.

    PRICING:
    Prices are subject to change without notice.

    Site

    Camper cabin in located on the inside of the camping loop. There is only room for one vehicle. All other vehicles must park in overflow parking. These is no room on the site for a tent.

    Notes

    Area

    LOCATION:

    There are two separate locations of Cunningham Falls State Park. The distance between the two areas is 6.3 miles.

    William Houck Area located 3 miles west of Thurmont, Maryland on Route 77.

    Manor Area located 3 miles south of Thurmont, Maryland off Route 15.

    ** Arrival dates earlier than the online-reservation-window may also be available at the campground.