Alerts and Important Information
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:
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:
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.
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:
CHECK IN, CHECK OUT AND OFFICE HOURSCHECK 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..
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.
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.
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.
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.
Quiet time will be maintained in the campground from 10:00 pm to 7:00 am.
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.
After office hours, Contact PARK WATCH: 1-800-825-PARK (7275), or 1-410-260-8888,
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.
Prices are subject to change without notice.
Wooded site on the outside of the camping loop. Main campground road located behind the site.
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.