Gambrill State Park

Special Notice: In an effort to preserve its historical charm, The Gambrill Tea Room will close in 2024, providing the Maryland Park Service with the opportunity to evaluate the rental fee and the building's maintenance needs. The historic and well-loved, Civilian Conservation Corps built structure, dates back to the 1930's. From its beginning to the present, the Tea Room has seen countless family gatherings and celebrations. The Tea Room will continue to provide a warm and welcoming place for families to make memories in the future, at this time we would like to provide it with the attention and care it deserves. Thank you for your understanding and patience.

Gambrill TeaRoom​The Tea Room

The Tea Room has been a popular feature of Gambrill State Park for over 70 years. The Tea Room is a native-stone building, built by the CCC in the 1930s. It was originally designed for community events and gatherings. Today, the building remains a popular location for weddings, family reunions, business meetings and other special events.

The building is available for rent from April through October and can accommodate up to 50​ people. Pets are not allowed in the Tea Room.

The Team Room features a stone fireplaceThe Tea Room has a kitchen, a dining room and two restrooms. The kitchen is designed for cooking and serving food, with a refrigerator, sink and conventional oven. Tables, chairs and firewood are also provided.

Tea Room Open House Dates 2023

Open House dates for 2022 have concluded, join us in 2023, see below dates.

​Tea Room - High Knob Area
8346 High Knob Road, Frederick, MD 21702

  • Wed. April 5
  • Sun. May 7
  • Wed. June 14
  • Wed. July 12
  • Wed. Aug. 9
  • Wed. Sept. 6
  • Wed. Oct. 4

All Open Houses are from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Please plan ahead and prepare for your event with these dates in mind. Additional information and a staff member will be readily available to answer any questions you may have. Individual tours are currently unavailable due to limited staffing and frequent reservations.

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