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Parks Maryland Fair Hill - Gwynnbrook

 
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  Fair Hill NRMA  Natural Resources Management Area            MD DNR
 
http://www.dnr.state.md.us/publiclands/central/fairhill.html 
 
410 398-1246
 
376 Fair Hill Drive
 
Elkton  MD 21921
   
Fair Hill is a 5,613 acre Natural Resources Management Area,  where multiple management practices are employed for the  maximum use and protection of Maryland's natural resources.     Bordered by Pennsylvania to the north and less than one half mile west of Delaware
 
Last Update    9 /7/2004

  Fort Foote Park            National Park Service     NPS

  http://www.nps.gov/fofo

  e-mail  NACE_Fort_Washington_Park@nps.gov

  301-763-4600

  13551 Fort Washington Road

  Fort Washington MD 20744

    Eight miles downriver from the capital, Fort Foote was considered

    "a powerful enclosed work" by its chief engineer, "and the most

    elaborate...of all the defenses of Washington."  The long oval

    earthwork was constructed on Rozier's Bluff from 1863 to 1865

   Recreation.gov

  Fort Frederick SP  State Park               Maryland DNR
 
http://www.dnr.state.md.us/publiclands/western/fortfrederick.html
 
301 842-2155
 
11100 Fort Frederick Road
 
Big Pool   MD 21711
   
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.
 
Last Update    9 /7/2004

  Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine
 
National Park Service     NPS

  http://www.nps.gov/fomc  e-mail  FOMC_Superintendent@nps.gov

  410 962-4290 

  End of East Fort Avenue

  Baltimore MD 21230-5393

    "O say can you see, by the dawn's early light," a large red, white

     and blue banner? "Whose broad stripes and bright stars . . . were

     so gallantly streaming!" over the star-shaped Fort McHenry during

     the Battle of Baltimore, September 13-14, 1814. T

   Recreation.gov
 

  Fort Washington Park   National Park Service     NPS

  http://www.nps.gov/fowa

  e-mail  NACE_Fort_Washington_Park@nps.gov

  301 763-4600 

  13551 Fort Washington Road

  Fort Washington  MD 20744

    Picturesque Fort Washington sits on high ground overlooking the

    Potomac River and offers a grand view of Washington and the

    Virginia shoreline.  Today, only one silent gun stands behind the

    masonry wall-the last armament of the powerful fort

  Recreation.gov

 

  Fountain Rock Park & Nature Center  County Park    Frederick County P&R
 
http://www.co.frederick.md.us/Parks/Fountain%20Rock.htm
 
301 898-1460
 
8516 Fountain Rock Court
 
Walkersville  MD    21793
 
Notes springs, historic lime kilns, water-filled quarry  22.5 acres  Last Update 10/25/2006

 
Friendship Farm Park  County Park   Department Public Facilities
 
http://www.charlescounty.org/pf/pg/parks/facilities.htm
 
4705 Friendship Landing Road
 
Nanjemoy  MD
 
Notes  boat ramp, free fishing area (no license required)  Last Update  9 /26/2006

  Gambrill SP  State Park    Maryland DNR
 
http://www.dnr.state.md.us/publiclands/western/gambrill.html
 
301 271-7574
 
Route 40
 
Thurmont MD 21702
 
c/o Cunningham Falls SP
 
Frederick    MD
   
Gambrill State Park has its beginnings when public-spirited conservationists of Frederick County purchased this tract of land on Catoctin Mountain and donated it to the City of Frederick to be used for a municipal mountain park. Last Update    9 /7/2004

  Garrett SF  State Forest                    Maryland DNR
 
http://www.dnr.state.md.us/publiclands/western/garrett.html
 
301 334-2038
 
222 Herrington Lane
  
Oakland  MD 21550
   
The forest contains a diversity of trees, abundant wildlife and beautiful scenery. In 1906 this forest was given to the state of Maryland and was the beginning of our present public lands     system. Mountain forests, streams and valleys
 
Last Update    9 /7/2004

  Gathland SP  State Park                        Maryland DNR
 
http://www.dnr.state.md.us/publiclands/western/gathland.html
 
301 791-0962
 
MD Rte 17
  
Boonsboro  MD 21713
 
c/o Greenbrier SP
 
Burkittsville     MD

    Gathland State Park was once the mountain home of George

    Alfred Townsend, a Civil War journalist. It is the site of a unique

    collection of buildings and structures that he designed and

    constructed, some of which have been restored
  Last Update    9 /7/2004
 

  Glen Echo Park            National Park Service     NPS

  http://www.nps.gov/glec  e-mail  GWMP_Superintendent@nps.gov

  301 492-6229
  7300 MacArthur Boulevard

  Glen Echo  MD 20812

    Glen Echo began in 1891 as a National Chautauqua Assembly "to

    promote liberal and practical education, especially among the

    masses of the people; to teach the sciences, arts, languages, and

     literature; to prepare its patrons for their several pursuits and

   Recreation.gov

 

   Greenbelt Park National Park Service      NPS

  http://www.nps.gov/gree  e-mail  kevin_barry@nps.gov

  301 344-3948

  6565 Greenbelt Road

  Greenbelt    MD 20770

    Begin to make plans to visit Washington, D.C. and stay at

    Greenbelt Park's campground for only $14 a night. The Greenbelt

    campground is known for its safety, affordability, peaceful

    surroundings and National Park Service hospitality.

    Recreation.gov

    http://reservations.nps.gov/parkresults.cfm?park_id=107
 

  Greenbrier SP  State Park                     Maryland DNR
 
http://www.dnr.state.md.us/publiclands/western/greenbrier.html
 
301 791-4767
 
21843 National Pike 
 
Boonsboro  MD 21713
   
Greenbrier is a multi-use park providing many kinds of recreation.  The Appalachian Trail passes near the park. The 42-acre man-made lake and beach draw many visitors who enjoy swimming,     canoeing, hiking, picnicking, interpretive programs and nature  study
 
Last Update    9 /7/2004

  Greenridge SF  State Forest                     Maryland DNR
 
http://www.dnr.state.md.us/publiclands/western/greenridge.html
 
301 478-3124
 
28700 Headquarters Dr, NE
 Flintstone  MD 21530
   
Green Ridge is the second largest of Maryland's State Forests
   
consisting of a 44,000-acre oak-hickory forest. It is located in
   
eastern Allegany County, approximately eight miles east of
   
Flintstone off exit 64 on I-68
 
Last Update    9 /7/2004

  Greenwell SP  State Park               MD DNR
 
http://www.dnr.state.md.us/publiclands/southern/greenwell.html
 
301 373-2320
 
25420 Rosedale Manor Lane
  
Hollywood   MD 20636
  
Greenwell is a 596-acre State Park located on the Patuxent River in St. Mary's county, Maryland.
 
Last Update    9 /7/2004

  Gunpowder Falls SP  State Park                   MD DNR
 
http://www.dnr.state.md.us/publiclands/central/gunpowder.html
 
410 592-2897                                 888 432-2267
 
2813 Jerusalem Road
 
PO Box 480
 
Kingsville   MD 21087
   
Gunpowder Falls State Park (nearly 18,000 acres in Harford and  Baltimore Counties) was established to protect the stream valleys of the Big and Little Gunpowder Falls and the Gunpowder River, which begins at Days Cove
 
Last Update    9 /7/2004

  Gwynnbrook WMA       MD DNR
 
http://www.dnr.state.md.us/publiclands/central/gwynnbrook.asp
 
410 356-9272
 
43740 Gwynnbrook Avenue
 
Owings Mills   MD    21117
 
Last Update    3 /29/2004

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