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Northern Region

     Attractions & Campgrounds

       A spiritual land, full of shrines and monuments,
      mansions and museums, antiques and boutiques.
     Attractions of the Northern Region
     Adventure  Park  USA: Amusement  theme  park  and  family  fun
       center. Mini-golf, laser tag, go-karts & more. (301) 865-6800
     Antietam National Battlefield: Antietam is the site of the bloodiest
     one-day battle in American history. The battle claimed more than
     23,000 soldiers who were killed, wounded or missing after twelve
     hours of savage combat on September 17, 1862. The Battle of
       Antietam ended the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia’s first
       invasion into the North and led to Abraham Lincoln’s issuance of
     the preliminary Emancipation Proclamation. (301) 432-5124
     Catoctin Wildlife Preserve and Zoo: One of the finest private
       animal parks on the East Coast. Exotic animals reside on 35 acres,
     with  more  than  300  species.  Ramble  through  the  landscaped
       gardens, meeting animals who jump, swim, fly, roar and tweet to
     greet you. (301) 271-3180
     Crystal  Grottoes  Caverns: Maryland’s only commercial under-
     ground caverns, with a spectacular 40 minute tour along dry, clean
     walkways  through  brilliantly  lighted  chambers.  Knowledgeable
     guides explain the history, formations, and geological aspects of
     the caverns. (301) 432-6336
     Discovery Station Hagerstown: Hands-on learning environment
     featuring science, history, technology, space exploration and more.
     (301) 790-0076
     Fort Frederick State Park: From 1756, during the French and Indian
     war period, best preserved original stone fort in North America.
     (301) 842-2155
     Maryland Theatre: Restored 1915 vaudeville house, anchor to arts                                        l
     and entertainment center. (301) 790-2000
     Mountain City Traditional Arts Center: Appalachian art workshops
     and a retail outlet selling local works. (301) 687-8040
     National Museum of Civil War Medicine: The museum offers a
     look at the Civil War through the eyes of the wounded and care-
     givers. (301) 695-1864
     National Shrine Grotto of our Lady of Lourdes: Museum dedi-
     cated to America’s first native-born Saint. Oldest replica in the
     Western Hemisphere. (301) 447-5318
     Northern Maryland’s Campground Locations
     Brunswick Campground: From DC/Baltimore, take I-270 N to I-70
     W. Take exit 52 to Rt. 340 W. Take Petersville #180 Exit. Turn left
     onto MD #79 W. From Northern Virginia, take Rt. 7 W to Rt. 9 W.
     Turn right onto VA-287 N crossing Potomac River Bridge into MD.
     Maple Tree / Treehousecamp: From US 40A or US 340, 5 miles on
     Route 67 to Gapland Road, up mountain to Townsend Road, follow
     Ole Mink Farm Recreation Resort: US 15 to MD 77 West, 3 miles
     to Catoctin Hollow Road, left 3 miles to Mink Farm Road, right 1 /2
     Yogi Bear Jellystone Park: I-81 Exit 1, then 1 mile East on MD 68.
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