Emmitsburg, Thurmont, Catoctin Mountain National Park, & Cunningham Falls State Park, MD Maryland

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Located in the Catoctin Mountains, this park is well-known for its history, scenic beauty and various recreational facilities including campsites, … See more

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4.0/5 · 313 reviews
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Mar 16, 2024
We actually came here for the maple syrup festival-way too crowded. Instead, we took the east hiking path to the falls-1 mile round trip. It was terrific to get in some exercise in a safe place. Af… Full review by J8896YQlauries
Nov 13, 2022
Nice hike to Cunnungham Falls. We took the easy way up. It was a lovely hike. There is a more difficult path if you prefer. Full review by BJALLEN2
Nov 8, 2022
The hike to the waterfall was very nice, unfortunately when I visited, the waterfall was basically dried up from the drought. My dog enjoyed using the accessible hike to the falls. Full review by 816briannap

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Can I use a float at the lake?
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I believe so.
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Answer by James Z · Jul 24, 2020
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Where do you park to be closest to the beach?
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There's a large parking lot right next to the beach area and restrooms. The lot is just past the entrance where your money is collected.
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Answer by James Z · Jul 24, 2020
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How early would you suggest getting there on the weekend? I hear they turn people away when they've reached capacity.
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I'd get there early. We went during the week and it was pretty crowded, so I imagine it would be more crowded on the weekend.
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