Washington Monument State Park

6620 Zittlestown Rd, Middletown, MD 21769 Get Directions 
Phone: 301-791-4767


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Washington Monument State Park
Photo Credit: Maryland Department of Natural Resources
Site of first monument erected to "Father of Our Country," President George Washington. The Cumberland Valley offers superb bird-watching opportunities; the Appalachian Trail passes through.
Apr-Oct: 8am-sunset; Nov-Mar: 10am-sunset.
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April 7, 2019
We did, and thoroughly enjoyed the visit to the top, the visitor's center and the environs. Georgous view!
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March 19, 2019
Charles A
The Washington Monument State park sits atop South Mountain and along the Appalachian Trail. The park has nice areas for picnicking, hiking, and the monument that offers nice views both east and...
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March 5, 2019
I had never heard of this, but the AT passed right by and so we stopped, read the signs, and climbed inside the tower. It's a really interesting bit of history.