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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May 24, 2020
This area is easily accessible from I-70, or if you are coming from the Baltimore area, a recommended route is via the Old National Pike (take exit 68 from I-70 West (Damascus/Mt. Airy exit)). This...
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August 9, 2019
Lovely walk to a monument with gorgeous views of the valley. This is not s strenuous walk by any means so we just about anyone can make the trip to the monument. A lot of fun for small children and...
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May 7, 2019
Taylor B
Curiously, a section of the Appalachian Trail runs through Washington Monument State Park and is used by visitors to access the 40-foot-tall tower honoring George Washington. The park, which covers...