Fort Frederick State Park
11100 Fort Frederick Rd.
Big Pool, MD 21711
State Park: Bike, Birding, Camp, Fish, Hike, Picnic, Walk, Water Sports
The site of Maryland’s frontier defense during the French and Indian War (1754-1763), the Fort’s stone wall and two barracks have been restored to their 1758 appearance. Historic displays are in the Fort, barracks and Visitor Center. The park annually holds military reenactments and other special events. Park lands adjoin the Potomac River and the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal passes through park acreage. Tours are available by request. Daily Living History programming is available from Memorial Day through Labor Day.