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 15, 2019
my children love it. so much to learn and take in. they love the Market fair and re-enactments. so much history in our own back yard,
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October 23, 2018
Carol D
It was a cold and wiindy day when we visited, so we pretty much had the fort to ourselves. It was a great tour. The costumed interpreters were friendly and informative. The displays were done...
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September 17, 2018
Honestly I didn't expect much when I decided to go, but was really pleasantly surprised.Fort Frederick was built by the colony of Maryland in 1756 to protect the western frontier during the French...