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.


2014 Reservation/Transaction Fees:

In addition to the park facility use fee, there is a nightly reservation/transaction fee. Internet reservations, the per night fee is $4.56. Call Center, the per night fee is $4.61. Walk-In transactions at the park, the per night fee is $4.51. Reservation/Transaction Fees are Non-Refundable.


CUNNINGHAM FALLS STATE PARK, MD

Photo: CUNNINGHAM FALLS STATE PARK Falls
Enjoy the nature wonder of waterfalls! This park features a 78-foot cascading waterfall, mountain streams, winding trails and a scenic lake. The park's Manor Area offers picnicking, camping, a playground and a shelter that can be reserved. A 43-acre lake is located in the William...
Status: Open through Sun Oct 26 2014   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Fri Aug 21 2015   Later Dates

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Alerts and Important Information

PET POLICY:
Houck Area

  • Pets allowed in Addison Run and Bear Branch camp loops.
  • 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.
  • You must bring proof of rabies and other vaccinations with you if you are camping with your pet,

  • Manor Area
  • Pets allowed in campground.
  • Pets allowed on all trails.
  • Pets allowed in day-use area.
  • Additional Pet Policy Information can be found at:
    http://dnr2.maryland.gov/Publiclands/Pages/pets.aspx

    ALCOHOL POLICY:

    The consumption or possession of an open container of an alcoholic beverage will be prohibited in all state park areas with the exception of interior areas of full-service cabins and motorhomes.

    Alcohol permits will only be issued through a reservation for a designated shelter, or other approved facility. A $35 fee will be charged for each alcohol permit and must be obtained 1-day out prior to arrival. Permit may be revoked for cause by Park Manager, their designee or a Natural Resources Police Officer.

    Internet shelter reservations requiring an alcohol permit will need to contact the Call Center at 1-888-432-2267, Mon-Fri, 8 am - 8 pm to make your reservation.

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

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    HOUCK AREA ADDISON RUN (Electric/Pet) Standard 6 30
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    HOUCK AREA ADDISON RUN (Electric/Pet) Standard 6 30
    Electric Hookup Full Hookup - no
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    HOUCK AREA ADDISON RUN (Electric/Pet) Standard 6 30
    Electric Hookup Full Hookup - no
    Pets Allowed Near Water - no
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    HOUCK AREA ADDISON RUN (Electric/Pet) Standard 6 30
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    HOUCK AREA BEAR BRANCH LOOP (Pet) Standard 6 35
    Electric Hookup - no Full Hookup - no
    Pets Allowed Near Water - no
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    Footnotes: (applicable only where specifically marked above)
    +When you reserve one of these sites, it will not be a site specific reservation. You will be assigned a site when you arrive at the campground.
    ** Arrival dates earlier than the online-reservation-window may also be available at the campground.
    Overview

    Description

    Enjoy the nature wonder of waterfalls! This park features a 78-foot cascading waterfall, mountain streams, winding trails and a scenic lake. The park's Manor Area offers picnicking, camping, a playground and a shelter that can be reserved. A 43-acre lake is located in the William Houck Area. Popular activities include swimming, boat rentals, hiking and camping.

    Cunningham Falls State Park is divided into two separate but unique areas. The William Houck Area located three miles west of Thurmont on Route 77 has the lake area, falls and camping area. The Manor Area off Route 15 three miles south of Thurmont has the Scales and Tales Aviary, camping, shelter, and the historic Catoctin Iron Furnace.

    Facilities:

    Please read what our campers and visitors are saying about Cunningham Falls State Park:

    A nice quiet park. I like not having alcohol around, people get too rowdy.

    Booking Window

    Bus

    No booking window information is available for this category

    Mini Cabins

    No booking window information is available for this category

    Shelters

    Sat Aug 23 2014 - Fri Aug 21 2015

    Reservations must be made 1 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 364 Days(s) in advance.

    Standard

    Sat Aug 23 2014 - Fri Aug 21 2015

    Reservations must be made 1 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 364 Days(s) in advance.

    Note: There are 7 site(s) in this category with different booking windows. Please check site details for more information (Loop, Site)
    Season Dates

    Season Schedule

    Park Season Start End
    Peak Thu May 01 2014 Sun Oct 26 2014
    Walk In Fri Apr 03 2015 Thu Apr 30 2015
    Peak Fri May 01 2015 Sun Oct 25 2015
    Services and Amenities
    Within Facility
    • Bath House
    • Biking
    • Boat Launch Ramp
    • Boating
    • Campstore
    • Concession
    • Dump Station
    • Fire Rings
    • Fishing
    • Gift/Souvenir Shop
    • Hiking
    • Historic Sites
    • Hot Showers
    • Hunting
    • Information Center
    • Interpretive Walks, Self
    • Parking
    • Picnic Tables
    • Playground
    • Potable Water
    • Public Boat Ramp With Accessible Fishing Pier
    • Restrooms
    • Swimming
    • Vending Machines
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    Fees and Cancellation Policies

    Facility Rates*
    Park Season Site Type Nightly/Daily Rates
    Peak Season
    May 01 2014 -
    Oct 26 2014
    Standard $21.49-$61.75
    Shelters $21.75-$61.75
    Mini Cabins $21.75-$67.49
    Bus $11.75-$61.75
    Walk In Season
    Apr 03 2015 -
    Apr 30 2015
    Standard $21.49-$61.75
    Shelters $21.75-$61.75
    Mini Cabins $21.75-$67.49
    Bus $11.75-$61.75
    Peak Season
    May 01 2015 -
    Oct 25 2015
    Standard $21.49-$61.75
    Shelters $21.75-$61.75
    Mini Cabins $21.75-$67.49
    Bus $11.75-$61.75

    *Displayed rates do not reflect discounts, attribute fees (electrical hook-ups / water hook-ups), taxes or incremental charges
    **Weekly rates may not be available for all sites
    Getting There
    GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
    39.63139, -77.47111
    39°37'53"N, 77°28'16"W

    Cunningham Falls State Park is located near Thurmont, MD approximately 18 miles north of Frederick, Maryland.

    From Baltimore: Follow I-70 west to Frederick and U.S 15 north to Thurmont. The Manor Area is located on Route 15 and will be on your left. To reach the William Houck Area continue to following 15 north to the exit for Route 77 and travel west. Turn left onto Catoctin Hollow Road, turn right onto William Houck Drive, turn left onto Campground Drive, and check in at the camper registration building.

    From Washington D.C: Follow I-270 north to Frederick, and U.S 15 north to Thurmont. The Manor Area is located on Route 15 and will be on your left. To reach the William Houck Area continue to following 15 north to the exit for Route 77 and travel west. Turn left onto Catoctin Hollow Road, turn right onto William Houck Drive, turn left onto Campground Drive, and check in at the camper registration building.

    From Pennsylvania: Follow U.S 15 south to Thurmont. To reach the William Houck Area take the exit for Route 77 and travel west. Turn left onto Catoctin Hollow Road, turn right onto William Houck Drive, turn left onto Campground Drive, and check in at the camper registration building. For the Manor Area continue on U.S 15 south the Manor Area is located on Route 15 and will be on the right.

    Contact Information

    Mailing Address:

    CUNNINGHAM FALLS STATE PARK
    14039 CATOCTIN HOLLOW ROAD
    THURMONT  MD  21788

    Phone Number:

    Information:  (301)271-7574
    Additional Information