South Mountain State Park Information


​Washington County

South Mountain State Park
c/o South Mountain Recreation Area
21843 National Pike
Boonsboro, MD 21713



Hours of Operation:

8 a.m. to Sunset

Certain activities are permitted outside of the regular park hours (e.g. fishing, boat launch, hunting where permitted). Please check with the park before your visit if you plan to engage in an activity which requires you to be in the park before or after the posted hours.

Hunting Policy:
  • General hunting permitted on 4,000 acres of designated hunting areas
  • Archery-only hunting permitted on additional 170-acre area
  • Hunting permitted on State Park property only - hunting prohibited on all National Park Service property
  • Hunting permitted Monday-Saturday

Pet Policy:

​Pets are allowed in South Mountain State Park.