Washington Monument State Park

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.
Washington Monument State Park Photo


Apr-Oct: 8am-sunset
Nov-Mar: 10am-sunset.


6620 Zittlestown Rd
Middletown MD 21769
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Rated 4 by BictheMagnificent

May 24, 2020


Nice day trip, good outdoor experience

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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Rated 5 by susantK2487OR

August 09, 2019


Lovely Afternoon Stroll

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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Rated 5 by Taylor B

May 07, 2019

Taylor B

Preserving a 40-foot-tall monument to George Washington

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...

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