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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: Tue Sep 01 2015   Later Dates
Site, Loop:11 (Electric/Pet), HOUCK AREA ADDISON RUN (Electric/Pet)
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Electric Hookup Pets Allowed
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Reservation Window: Tue Sep 02 2014 – Tue Sep 01 2015


Check-in: 3:00 pm
  


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Departure date:
 
Check-out: 1:00 pm

Site Details:

  • Site Type: Standard
  • Site Reserve Type: Site-Specific
  • Site Access: Drive-In
  • Checkin Time: 3:00 pm
  • Checkout Time: 1:00 pm
  • Type of Use: Overnight
  • Electricity Hookup: 30
  • Min Num of People: 1
  • Max Num of People: 6
  • Pets Allowed: Domestic
  • Max Num of Vehicles: 2
  • Max Vehicle Length: 30
  • Site Length: 24
  • Site Width: 24
  • Campfire Allowed: Y
  • Grills/Fire Ring: Y
  • Looking For Category: RV Site,Tent Site,Trailer Site
  • Picnic Table: Y
Photo: 11 (Electric/Pet), HOUCK AREA ADDISON RUN (Electric/Pet)

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

    GENERATORS:
    Generators are permitted, but all aspects of their use & operation must conform to the established quiet hours & all applicable safeguards designed to prevent disturbing other visitors & to preserve the peace & tranquility of the park environment.

    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

    CAMPSITE INFORMATION:

  • TOTAL CAMPERS PER SITE: Maximum of 6 persons per campsite, including. Each campsite must be registered to and occupied by at least one adult 18 years of age or older for the entire length of stay.
  • MAXIMUM NUMBER OF VEHICLES PER SITE: Maximum of two vehicles per campsite. All vehicles must register at the Camp Office, and all vehicles must display pass and be parked on paved surfaces of campsite only. Vehicle cannot block or park on any portion of the roadway. Additional vehicles must park in overflow lot.
  • CAMPING UNITS PER CAMPSITE: There is a maximum of 2 tents or 1 wheeled unit permitted on each campsite. Maximum occupancy rules apply.
  • 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..
  • 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.

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

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

    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

    Wooded campsite on outside of the camping loop

    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.