Fort Frederick State Park

Aerial view of Fort Frederick State Park Photo
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.


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11100 Fort Frederick Rd
Big Pool, MD
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Rated 4 by Homecroft56

March 28, 2022


HIdden gem right off I-70

Have driving by on I-70 multiple times and never stopped - finally took an hour to get off the highway and glad we did. Amazing that this was built in 1756 without power equipment. 22' high stone...

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Rated 5 by gt6243c

September 25, 2021


Historical Fort

Fort Frederick is an easy 90 minute drive from Baltimore. We visited the fort because of its history dating back to the French and Indian War. We were surprised to have reenactors on site when we...

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Rated 5 by Pannipannini

February 27, 2021


Great 6 mile walk

We parked at the Fort and made loop via that C & O path to Ernstville (you can exit towpath to the Western Maryland Railtrail). Came back on the WMR and walked on the road back to the park.

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