Cunningham Falls State Park is a public recreation area located west of Thurmont, Maryland, in the United States. The state park is the home of Cunningham Falls, the largest cascading waterfall in Maryland, a 43-acre (17 ha) man-made lake, and the remains of a historic iron furnace. The park is one of several protected areas occupying 50-mile-long Catoctin Mountain; it is bordered on its north by Catoctin Mountain Park and on its south by Frederick Municipal Forest.It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Cunningham Falls State Park and many more Thurmont attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Thurmont online holiday planner.
Cunningham Falls State Park reviews
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.
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. more »
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.
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. more »
Camping experience: Clean bathrooms, quiet in off season, great staff. Wood is $9 a small bag. Some sites more private than others. Overall very nice. Not sure I'll return though as trails and lake is NOT in walking distance to the campground. I don't want to drive to do a hike.
This is a nice easy walk especially with little kids with minimal elevation gain. You can make it a little longer and steeper by taking the alternate trail that parallels the lower trail. The falls are beautiful. The trail was icey in spots this past week after the rain and sudden drop in temperature but still easy to navigate.
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