Gambrill State Park Information


Frederick County

Gambrill State Park
8602 Gambrill Park Road
Frederick MD 21702

Rock Run Campground Address: 8002 Gambrill Park Road
Campground Bathhouse Address: 8170 Gambrill Park Road
Tea Room Address: 8346 High Knob Road
Nature Center Address: 8448 High Knob Road

​301-271-7574 or 301-293-4170​
E-mail Gambrill State Park
Accessible campground bathhouse.

Driving Directions:

​Gambrill State Park is located approximately 51 miles northwest of Washington, D.C., and 53 miles west of Baltimore on Catoctin Mountain. From U.S. 70, exit onto U.S. Route 40 at Frederick. Travel approximately six miles. Turn right onto Gambrill Park Road and follow it approximately one mile to the park entrance.

Hours of Operation:

​8 a.m. to sunset, April-October

10 a.m. to sunset, November-March

Entry Fees:

$3 per vehicle for MD residents & $5 per vehicle for out of state residents

Please pay at the honor boxes located in the Rock Run, Trailhead and High Knob areas.​

Hunting Policy:
  • No Hunting

Pet Policy:

​Pets are allowed in Gambrill State Park in the following areas:

  • Pets are allowed in campground
  • Pets are allowed on all trails
  • Pets are allowed in day-use area