Gathland State Park

900 Arnoldstown Rd, Jefferson, MD 21755 Get Directions
Phone: 301-791-4767
Gathland State Park
Photo Credit: Department of Natural Resources
Description
Home of Civil War journalist George Alfred Townsend, monument to fallen war correspondents. Site of Crampton's Gap, fought over during Battle of South Mountain.

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TripAdvisor® Traveler Reviews

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating Based on 23 reviews
September 3, 2017
David M
We enjoyed hiking a small section of the AP from this park. The small museum was interesting and a bittersweet reminder of the human condition. It was misty/rainy but still a good walk in the woods.
June 8, 2017
Jack L
As with Washington Monument State Park. the rain followed me south, however there some viewing to do. While at Washington Monument dale told me about two small museums at Gathland. The first is about...
June 5, 2017
Julia B
We visited Gathland for the first time. The drive out there is beautiful - through rural Frederick County and then through the quaint historical town of Burkittsville. We visited the museum at the...