Washington Monument State Park


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Washington Monument State Park


Location:In Washington County, 3 miles southeast of Boonsboro, off Alternate Route 40.
Facilities:Youth group campsites, picnic area (é) and shelters, playground, playing fields, hiking trails, historic structure, museum (é).
Activities:Camping, hiking, cross-country skiing, bird watching, interpretive programs.
Special Features:Park gets its name from the first monument dedicated to George Washington. It is a rugged stone tower, erected on a craggy mountainside by the citizens of Boonsboro in 1827. The Appalachian National Scenic Trail (see entry in national trails section) passes the base of the monument.
Address:c/o Greenbrier State Park
21843 National Pike
Boonsboro, MD 21713

Phone:301-791-4767
Web: www.dnr.state.md.us/publiclands/western/washington.html
Size: 147 acres.

See other parks in Maryland.
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