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 Rating Based on 20 reviews
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...
November 17, 2016
littlereview
Gathland State Park has both the ruins of the Gath estate -- a crumbling barn, the foundations of the library -- and the stunning preserved Civil War monuments that George Alfred Townsend...
September 13, 2016
Matt B
If a stroll through some of these woods looks a little familiar, you've probably seen them before, as these woods made for much of the backdrop of the original Blair Witch Project film. The woods...