Thurmont is located at the foothills of the Catoctin Mountains where you will enjoy hiking, cycling, swimming, covered bridges, a zoo, orchards, wineries and a pristine landscape that surrounds our historic Main Street!
Home to Cunningham Falls State Park where you will see the highest cascading waterfall in the state of Maryland along with a lake for paddling & a lake for swimming surrounded by sand.
Catoctin Mountain Park (Home to Camp David) offers beginner to expert hiking trails. Three Covered Bridges, Historic Main Street where you can take a walk and explore our Thurmont Trolley Trail that once served Thurmont's Trolley transportation system. Thurmont is also considered a cycling haven by cycle enthusiasts.
Like animals? You will not want to miss the Catoctin Wildlife Preserve & Zoo & visit over 600 wildlife animals & reptiles up close and personal.
Have a taste of Thurmont & visit our orchards, wineries, distillery, & many locally-owned restaurants with all types of cuisines.
Thurmont is a Designated Maryland Main Street Community and a Nationally-Accredited Main Street Community rich with history & outdoor recreation.
Fifteen minutes south of Gettysburg & fifty minutes from Baltimore & DC, Thurmont was voted in the Top ten towns to live in Maryland in 2019 & has been in the top 10 safest cities in the state of Maryland for the last six years.