Thurmont Travel Guide

Travel Blogs from Thurmont

Thurmont Travel Blogs (11)

Sittin' Round the Campfire

A travel blog entry by rollinos


It poured rain last night but not before we enjoyed a delicious chili dinner with Addy & Mark and her parents, Barb and Craig Millett. We sat around the campfire last night until 9 PM as the rain started we each headed into our tents (and Our V). ...

Catoctin Mountain State Park, Thurmont, United States travel blog

Catoctin Mountain State Park

A travel blog entry by tiggrrrmeg

Elevation climb of 550 ft. in 1.5 miles! Whew! Try that with 30 pound packs on that aren't packed right! We made the mistake of making our packs top-heavy. Going uphill is a nightmare when you don't wear the weight ...


It's only the beginning

A travel blog entry by jaim28


... me a kickass breakfast at 5am. Poached eggs are delicious! Thanks again for everything, can't wait to get back! We left thurmont around 615am (on Saturday) and im currently sitting at a gas station somewhere in Virginia. The weather is chilly and ...

Where In The World Is Chris?, Thurmont, United States travel blog

Where In The World Is Chris?

A travel blog entry by hayesonthehill


Yakima!  This was our first trip without Chris, but it was the last short trip we could take for the season and he was working in Yakima, WA for the month.  This was also our first boon-docking (kinda) trip where we had no hookups.  We ...

Attractions in Thurmont

Thurmont Attractions (5)
Catoctin Mountain Park

Catoctin Mountain Park


6602 Foxville Rd, Thurmont, Maryland, United States

You can't visit the Presidential retreat of Camp David here, but you can take advantage of the park's 25 miles of scenic hiking trails plus many outdoor activities including camping, fishing and picnicking.

Catoctin Furnace

Catoctin Furnace


14039 Catoctin Hollow Road, Cunningham State Park Thurmont, Maryland, United States

Built in 1776 and located at Cunningham Falls State Park, this was the first iron furnace constructed in rural Frederick County.

Catoctin Wildlife Preserve and Zoo

Catoctin Wildlife Preserve and Zoo


13019 Catoctin Furnace Road, Thurmont, Maryland, United States

From macaws to monkeys, boas to bears, this zoo offers visitors a chance to get up-close-and-personal with many different animals.

Cunningham Falls State Park

Cunningham Falls State Park


14039 Catoctin Hollow Road, Thurmont, Maryland, United States

Located in the Catoctin Mountains, this park is well-known for its history, scenic beauty and various recreational facilities including campsites, hiking trails, picnic areas and fishing piers.