Gambrill State Park

Middletown OverlookReservations

Contact: ​301-271-7574 or 301-293-4170

Hours: 8 a.m. to Sunset, April-October
10 a.m. to Sunset, November-March

Frederick County

Gambrill State Park
8602 Gambrill Park Road
Frederick MD 21702

ALERT: 2/28/2019: High Knob, Rock Run and the Gambrill Trailhead areas have been reopened.The February ice storm damage to trees was extensive so please be cognizant that hazards may still exist in some areas including trails.

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

Gambrill State Park is a beautiful mountain park, located on the ridge of the Catoctin Mountains in Frederick County. Its most popular feature is the 16 miles of trails for hiking, mountain biking, and horseback riding. The park is separated into two areas, the Rock Run area and the High Knob area. From the 1600-foot High Knob, three stone overlooks offer breathtaking views of the Frederick and Middletown Valleys then continue to the northern reaches of the Shenandoah Mountains. The High Knob area also offers wooded picnic areas, three picnic shelters, and a large stone lodge, called the Tea Room. The picnic shelters and the Tea Room are available for reservation. The Rock Run area offers a cozy family-style campground, a picnic area, and a small pond for fishing. Gambrill State Park offers an accessible comfort station and campground building. For additional accessible amenities in Maryland State Parks, visit the Accessibility For All section of this website.​​​​​​​