Gambrill State Park


Special Events

Gambrill State Park hosts a few special events annually. In addition to these events, short programming is offered on holiday weekends and as staffing allows.


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Youth Fishing Rodeo - Saturday, April 15​​​​​​, 2023

Rock Run Area - 8002 Gambrill Park Road, Frederick, MD 21702
9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Celebrate State Parks Week by ‘luring’ your budding anglers to Gambrill State Park for a Fishing Rodeo! 35 registered participants are invited to cast a line into the Rock Run Pond in hopes to catch the largest bass, bluegill and/or catfish. Register your ​ ​children ages 5 -15 by calling 301-271-7574 or by emailing Gambrill.StatePark@maryland.gov. Bait and tackle must be provided by participants. This event is free to attend with entry fee of $3 per vehicle for MD residents, $5 per vehicle for non-MD residents.