Fort Detrick, MD - Recreation

    Local Fort Detrick, MD Parks

    Baker Park - 2 miles away
    Phone: 301-600-1492
    N. Bentz St.
    Frederick, MD 21702
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    Monocacy Village Park - 13 miles away
    Phone: 301-600-1492
    End of Pontiac Ave.
    Frederick, MD 21702
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    Mullinix Park - 4 miles away
    Phone: 301-600-1492
    South Bentz Street
    Frederick, MD 21702
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    Max Kehne Park - 3 miles away
    Phone: 301-600-1492
    1040 West 7th St.
    Frederick, MD 21702
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    Waterford Park - 3 miles away
    Phone: 301-600-1492
    Baughman´┐Żs Lane
    Frederick, MD 21702
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    Local Fort Detrick, MD Campgrounds

    Gambrill State Park - 20 miles away
    Phone: 410-260-8367
    14039 Catoctin Hollow Rd.
    Thurmont, MD 21788
    RVs Allowed? Yes
    Description: Planning your family reunion, wedding and gathering? Gambrill State Park offers quaint, scenic vistas providing a lovely backdrop for your special event. Two separate areas of Gambrill State Park provide recreational facilities and activities for visitors of all ages. The Rock Run area is located at the park entrance, and offers camping. The High Knob area is located at the top of Catoctin Mountain, and offers scenic views from three native stone overlooks, as well as picnic pavilion rentals. About 16 miles of wood trails offer hiking of various challenges.
    Cunningham Falls State Park - 16 miles away
    Phone: 301-271-7574
    14039 Catoctin Hollow Road
    Thurmont, AL 21788
    RVs Allowed? Yes
    Description: Cunningham Falls State Park is located in the picturesque Catoctin Mountains. It 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 and the historic Catoctin Iron Furnace.Outdoor activity is everywhere at Cunningham Falls State Park. Leisure opportunities like swimming, hiking, fishing and canoeing are available. For those who wish to get away for either a night or longer there are campsites and camper cabins available for rental from April through October.
    Greenbrier State Park - 15 miles away
    Phone: 301-791-4767
    21843 National Pike
    Boonsboro, MD 21713
    RVs Allowed? Yes
    Description: Greenbrier is a multi-use park providing many kinds of recreation. The Appalachian Trail passes through the park. The 42-acre man-made lake and beach draw many visitors who enjoy swimming, canoeing, hiking, picnicking, fishing and hunting. As with most of Maryland's State Parks, a park map is available at the park office.Located in the Appalachian Mountains, this state park offers many recreational opportunities. The man-made freshwater lake offers swimming, sunbathing, boating and fishing opportunities. There are also hiking trails which meander through a variety of wildlife habitats and afford a view of the area's geological history. Picnic tables and grills and playgrounds are available in the day-use area.
    Rocky Gap State Park - 90 miles away
    Phone: 301-722-1480
    12500 Pleasant Valley Road
    Flintstone, MD 21530
    RVs Allowed? Yes
    Description: Rocky Gap State Park is located in Western Maryland's Allegany County. The park encompasses over 3,000 acres of public land for visitors to enjoy. Rugged mountains surround the park, featuring 243-acre Lake Habeeb. The lake is fed by Rocky Gap Run, which winds its way through an impressive mile-long gorge, displaying sheer cliffs, overlooks and a hemlock forest dense with rhododendron and mountain laurel. Overlooking the lake is Evitt's Mountain, named for one of the first European settlers in Allegany County.
    Patapsco Valley State Park - 40 miles away
    Phone: 410-461-5005
    8020 Baltimore National Pike
    Ellicott City, MD 21043
    Description: Patapsco Valley State Park extends along 32 miles of the Patapsco River, encompassing 16,043 acres and eight developed recreational areas. Recreational opportunities include hiking, fishing, camping, canoeing, horseback and mountain bike trails, as well as picnicking for individuals or large groups in the park's many popular pavilions.The park is nationally known for its trail opportunities and scenery. We have 170 miles of trails, with 70 of those miles identified as maintained trails. There are hiker only trails and multi-use trails accessible from many areas of Patapsco.