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Hike to Cunningham Falls on the 1/2 mile long red blazed Lower Trail.  Follow the yellow blazed Cliff Trail back for a 1 1/8 mile loop.

Lower Trail and Cliff Trail Loop

to Cunningham Falls and back.

Lower Trail
½ mile (red blaze) 

This easy to moderate trail is the shortest and easiest access to the Falls. Interpretive signs and benches along the way. Return to the lake by this trail or Cliff Trail.


This trail terminates at the Falls. Convenient parking in the Day- Use Area, overflow in South Beach and NorthBeach lots.

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Cliff Trail
¾ mile (yellow blaze) 

Rough terrain offers strenuous hiking past rock outcrops that lead to the falls.


Return to the lake by this trail or Lower Trail. Convenient parking in the Day-Use Area, overflow in South Beach and North Beach lots.

Cunningham Falls
Maryland's Highest Waterfall
Forest Trail
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