Fort Frederick State Park

11100 Fort Frederick Rd, Big Pool, MD 21711 Get Directions 
Phone: 301-842-2155


Western Maryland
Aerial view of Fort Frederick State Park
Photo Credit: Department of Natural Resources
Cornerstone of Maryland's frontier defense during the French and Indian War, the 250-year-old fort has been restored. Military re-enactments, living history programming on special event weekends.
Apr-Oct: 8am-sunset; Nov-Mar: 10am-sunset.
Admission/Tickets Required



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January 1, 2020
Ranger Jeremiah Corbin - DNR provided an outstanding hike of The Plantation Trail that centered on all the trees that were either planted or came to be a part of this vast landscape. He gave...
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September 4, 2019
Wow, What a wonderful park!!!!! We first arrived at the visitor center. We paid for the entrance and enjoyed the exhibit. We then decided to drive to the fort. You can also walk. Plenty of parking...
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August 12, 2019
Pristine. Loved seeing the big pool, walking down to the Potomac River and the fort. Pretty meadows. Good for walking and learning about The fort including it’s history as a farm.