Cunningham Falls State Park - Swim near Smithsburg, Maryland
Smithsburg,Maryland
39.63139, -77.47167
5.6 miles E of Smithsburg, Maryland
GPS: 39°37'53.0"N 77°28'18.0"W
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State: Maryland

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Seventy eight foot high cascading falls, has numerous pools for dipping. PHOTO AT FALLS. Cold water, rocks can be slippery, be very careful. (Not for small children - take them the lake for "official" swimming.) Brief hike to falls, wheelchair access to bottom of falls. Swimming in falls is not officially sanctioned. Official swimming lake is nearby in the S.P. PHOTO OF LAKE. Web site: CUNNINGHAM FALLS S. P.Courtesy of swimmingholes.org

Fees: Yes

  1. Plan Ahead and Prepare
  2. Travel & camp on durable surfaces
  3. Dispose of waste properly
  4. Leave what you find
  5. Minimize campfire impacts
  6. Respect wildlife
  7. Be considerate of other visitors

Directions

From Smithsburg, Maryland

  1. Head southwest on E Water St toward N Main St (43 ft)
  2. Turn left at the 1st cross street onto S Main St (0.5 mi)
  3. Continue onto MD-77 E (6.0 mi)
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