Less than 30 minutes from Gettysburg, Cunningham Falls State Park is an oasis along the border of Pennsylvania and Maryland, conveniently located between Gettysburg National Military Park and Washington DC. It is located just north of Frederick, Maryland along US Highway 15. Part of the Middletown Watershed and a wildlife preserve, Cunningham Falls State Park is immersed in nature.
For history lovers, the location of Cunningham Falls State Park, convenient to both Gettysburg and Washington DC, could not be more perfect. On top of that, it is also perfect for the nature lovers in the family, offering fantastic outdoor recreation and wildlife viewing opportunities. You can go swimming, hiking, fishing, and canoeing, to name a few activities. The sites are very well shaded and secluded.