Welcome to Thurmont!

Getaway to the Gateway!

No matter what your age or interests are,
Thurmont has something to offer everyone for every season! 

 We've been social distancing for decades!


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!

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Stay up to date for all of the great community events year-round! Thurmont is home to the Catoctin Colorfest which attracts over 100,000 people the second weekend of every October and fun events throughout the year. 

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Business Directory

Meet the incredible businesses that make up Thurmont!

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Relax. Retreat. Recreate.

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.

If you love the outdoors, Thurmont is calling your name! 

Main Street Program

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 10 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.

Maryland's Scenic Byways: Journey Through Hallowed Ground

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