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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August 6, 2020
Gene R J
We drove 30 miles northwest from Antietam National Battlefield to visit this remote French & Indian Fort built in 1757. The restored 4 star 'Vauban design' contains 2 barracks once used for area...
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July 22, 2020
Was a quick stop but how neat was it to check out this fort. To walk on the grounds inside the fort was quite an experience. I certainly enjoyed visiting this site.
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January 1, 2020
Ranger Jeremiah Corbin - DNR provided an outstanding hike of The Plantation Trail that centered on all the trees that were either planted or came to be a part of this vast landscape. He gave...