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“Fall Foilage was to die for!”

Gambrill State Park
Ranked #13 of 51 things to do in Frederick
Certificate of Excellence
Maryland
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144 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Fall Foilage was to die for!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2014

Went to Gambrill to take some fall foliage pictures and it was beautiful! The overlooks are really nice and you can see far off in to the distance.

Visited October 2013
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Frederick, Maryland
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20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“One of the best kept secrets in town”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2014

It's a bit off the beaten path and you have to know how to find this place, but considering that it's only a 5 minute drive from one of the main shopping areas in Frederick, you won't believe how picturesque and scenic the views are and that you'll feel like you are at some mountain retreat!

Visited February 2014
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Frederick, Maryland
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332 reviews
128 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
“beautiful”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2013

There are many places to see in Gambrill and the neighboring Catoctin Mountain Park. The hiking trails connect, the waterfalls at Cunningham are MUST SEE on hot summer days, and the folks you meet up with are always nice.
And, it gives you a little more exercise than sitting around watching the clouds!

Check out the swimming area at cunningham falls lake and the boat launch off Catoctin Hollow Road.

Visited July 2013
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Brighton, Michigan
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59 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Great views of the Frederick Valley”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2013

If you want a nice scenic overlook of the Frederick valley, go here. It is also a nice quite place for a picnic.

Visited November 2013
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Westminster, Maryland
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51 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Nice Historic Park”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2013

rented a primitive 1 room cabin for a weekend trip. The Park was very nice and conceniently located. Bathhouse was clean. Cabin was spartan but in good shape. There was a small fishing pond and nice hiking trails. We hiked up to the overlooks, they were very impressive. There was lots of reference to the park's history with the CCC. There was a nature center but it was not open that weekend. We would go here again for a weekend trip.

Visited October 2013
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