Gunpowder Falls State Park

 

Mill Pond Cottage and BarnHereford Area - Mill Pond Cottage

If you are looking for a unique getaway that is relaxing and close to nature, then Gunpowder Falls State Park has the place for you.

Nestled in the Hereford Wildlands, the Mill Pond Cottage offers visitors an array of outdoor recreation opportunities. Hikers and nature lovers will enjoy the miles of trails. Paddling, tubing and world-class trout fishing are also located just out the front door while cyclists will find the nearby Torrey C. Brown Rail Trail to be an enjoyable ride.

Mill Pond Cottage Living RoomPrivacy and Convenience

The Mill Pond Cottage is a one of a kind lodging opportunity in Maryland's state parks. It has all of the comforts of your home combined with the charm of a private cottage tucked away in the woods. It accommodates a maximum of 8 people and includes the following amenities:

  • Master bedroom with queen bed
  • Second bedroom with two twin beds with trundle beds
  • One and one-half bathrooms including claw foot Mill Pond Cottage Master Bedroom
    bathtub
  • Dining/living room
  • Sleep sofa in living room
  • Wood burning fireplace
  • Cable television/VCR/DVD (no internet)
  • Telephone with free local calls
  • Full kitchen
  • Dishwasher and microwave
  • Washer/dryer
  • Central air conditioning
  • Detached screened in porch
  • Outside grill

Mill Pond Cottage Detached PorchSpecial Notes

Cottage guests need to provide their own linens, towels, bedding, soaps and trash bags.

The cottage makes no provisions for children’s items. If your child needs special equipment, such as highchair, stroller or crib, bring them with you.

A grill is located on site. Please bring charcoal and supplies to enjoy this amenity.

Cell phones may have poor signal. For your convenience, a landline is provided for free local calls only.

Pets are not permitted on the grounds of the Mill Pond Cottage, within the cottage or in the barn area of the facility.

Grocery stores are found locally in Hereford and Hunt Valleys should you require any additional items.

Reservations/Service Charges

If you would like more information about the Mill Pond Cottage or would like to make a reservation, please call Park Headquarters at 410-592-2897.

Cost: $200 per night + $6.25 reservation fee. There is a two-night minimum year round and 3-night minimum on holiday weekends.

Mill Pond Cottage Address

17700 Masemore Road
Parkton, Maryland 21120​

Driving Directions

From - BALTIMORE CITY

Take I-83 North to Exit 27 (Mt. Carmel Road – West)
Make left after exit onto Mt. Carmel Rd.
Travel approximately ½ mile, make right onto Masemore Rd.
Continue approximately 1 mile, Mill Pond Cottage will be on the left

From - YORK, PA

Take I-83 South to Exit 27 (Mt. Carmel Rd. – West)
Make a right onto Mt. Carmel Rd.
Travel approximately ½ mile, make right onto Masemore Rd.
Continue approximately 1 mile, Mill Pond Cottage will be on the left

From - PHILIDELPHIA, PA

I-95 South to I-696 (Towson)
Travel approximately 15 miles to I-83 North
Take I-83 North to Exit 27 (Mt. Carmel Rd. – West)
Make left after exit onto Mt. Carmel Rd.
Travel approximately ½ mile, make right onto Masemore Rd.
Continue approximately 1 mile, Mill Pond Cottage will be on the left