South Mountain State Park

Historical Sites, National & State Parks, Historical Sites, National & State ParksHiking, Scenic Drives and TrailsBoonsboro, MD

Located on the Ridge of South Mountain, the South Mountain State Park extends the length of the mountain from Pen-Mar to Weverton. Battle of South Mountain occurred on September 14, 1862. The Appalachian Trail (AT) is a 2178-mile long footpath that runs from Maine to Georgia. The Appalachian Trail in Maryland runs approximately 41 miles on the Ridge of South Mountain bordering Frederick and Washington counties. The AT is marked with white painted blazes with side trails to shelters marked with blue blazes.

South Mountain State Park

21843 National Pike
Boonsboro, MD 21713

Washington County, MD


Boonsboro, MD — Founded in 1792 by George and William Boone, cousins of Daniel Boone, Boonsboro forms a gateway to relevant colonial and Civil War heritage sites including Washington Monument State Park, South Mountain,…


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