- TripBuzz found 127 things to do with kids in or near Thurmont, Maryland, including 117 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Gettysburg, Frederick, Hagerstown and Mount Airy.
- From Lawyers Moonlight Maze to Catoctin Wildlife Preserve & Zoo, the Thurmont area offers 105 different types of family activities, including: Farms & Ranches, National & State Parks, Maze and Zoos.
- The town of Thurmont, located in Frederick County, Maryland is the populous center for more than 6,000 residents. Settled on an area of just over 3 square miles, Thurmont is just 10 miles from the Pennsylvania state border and nearby the presidential Camp David in Catoctin Mountain Park. The town is rich in culture and the arts, host to a variety of arts and craft festivals and entertainment annually.
56% 217 votes
13019 Catoctin Furnace Road, Thurmont, MD 21788 MoreLess Info
Established in 1966, Catoctin Wildlife Preserve & Zoo is a local family-run facility which houses a wide range of animals including lemurs, kangaroos, bears and more. The zoo also contains a Japanese garden and many multi-colored fish called koi.
Catoctin Mountain Park, established in 1954, is a part of the Catoctin Mountain Ridge and offers scenic views of the nearby Monocacy Valley as well as a variety of outdoor activities including hiking, camping, skiing and more.
77% 239 votes
14039 Catoctin Hollow Road, Thurmont, MD 21788 MoreLess Info
Cunningham Falls State Park features a man-made lake and the Cunningham Falls formed by it as well as the Big Hunting Creek which is one of the state's major trout streams. The park also offers many outdoor activities including boating, fishing, camping and more.
The Thurmont Regional Library offers a wide variety of materials and programs along with wifi and computers. The library features unique architecture that is a reflection of the nearby historical Catoctin Furnace.
A family farm for generations, Pryor's Orchard prides itself on traditional and ethical farming practices. In a market located in a modified barn, they sell cherries, peaches, blueberries, apples, and a variety of other fruits.
Eyler Road Park is located on 32 acres of well-kept grounds and includes a beach volleyball court, soccer, lacrosse, and football fields. The Picnic Pavilion and Tot Playground round out this park to make it a family-friendly day trip.
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3600 Old Frederick Rd., Thurmont, MD 21788 MoreLess Info
The picturesque Loy's Station Covered Bridge in Old Frederick Road has a picnic area with a playground for kids. There is also a creek nearby, several other picnic tables scattered along the stream, horseshoe pits, and grills.