Fountain Rock Park & Nature Center

The Nature Center is currently closed for renovations. The surrounding parkland is open from 8:00am to sunset.
Fountain Rock Park is Frederick's first environmental park on 22.5 acres of historical, ecological and family-friendly land. Fountain Rock is listed with the Maryland Historical Trust. 

Register for a program
Park Map
Park Rules

Park Amenities

  • Boardwalk
  • Fire Ring
  • Fishing
  • Grill
  • Lime Kilns
  • Nature Center
  • Play Equipment
  • Quarry
  • Trails
  • WiFi in the Nature Center

Contact Us

  1. Fountain Rock Park & Nature Center


    8511 Nature Center Place
    Walkersville, MD 21793
    Ph: 301-600-4460

    Park Hours


    Year Round
    8 a.m. - Sunset

    Nature Center Hours


    The Nature Center is currently closed for renovations. The surrounding parkland is open from 8:00am to sunset.
    Walk-Ins / Public

    Saturdays: 10 am - 4 pm
    Sundays: 1 - 4 pm

    Registered Groups
    Monday-Friday: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
    Saturday and evening programs are available upon request. A 30-day notice is required for all registered groups.

    Closed


    New Year's Day
    Easter Day
    Independence Day
    Thanksgiving Day through Sunday
    Christmas Eve
    Christmas Day