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.


GATHLAND STATE PARK, MD

Photo: GATHLAND STATE PARK
History blended with recreation...This site was once the mountain home of George Alfred Townsend, a Civil War journalist. It features a unique collection of buildings and structures that Townsend designed and constructed, some of which have been restored. A major attraction is a large, stone...

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Description

History blended with recreation...This site was once the mountain home of George Alfred Townsend, a Civil War journalist. It features a unique collection of buildings and structures that Townsend designed and constructed, some of which have been restored. A major attraction is a large, stone monument dedicated to war correspondents. The Appalachian Trail traverses this day-use park and passes the monument base. Shelter is available to accommodate up to 100 for gatherings.

Services & Amenities:

Within Facility
  • Fireplace
  • Hiking
  • Historical Areas/Struct.
  • Museum
  • Restrooms
Alerts and Important Information
WASHINGTON MONUMENT STATE PARK (12 MILES)

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

GATHLAND STATE PARK
900 Arnoldstown Road
Burkittsville  MD  21718

Phone Number:

Information:  3017914767