Passes required on weekends, holidays throughout the summer
ANNAPOLIS, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Parking passes for Kilgore Falls are now available on YourPassNow. An attraction in the Falling Branch area of Rocks State Park, Kilgore Falls is a 17-foot high waterfall and Maryland's second highest vertical drop waterfall. This non-developed, environmentally sensitive area has a serene hiking trail leading back to the waterfall.
This area is popular with visitors and visitation is limited to preserve this special place. Parking passes are required for weekend and holiday visits from now until Labor Day and those with passes are guaranteed parking. Weekday visits do not require a pass. All passes are available to the public at no cost.
Parking passes become available for reservation on the Monday prior to the desired visit. Visitors may reserve a half-day time slot. Morning visitors must leave by 1 p.m. while afternoon visitors may not arrive until 2 p.m.
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources introduced a pilot parking pass system last summer with the goal of decreasing traffic congestion and protecting the environmentally sensitive area.
Rocks State Park grounds are open every day from sunrise to sunset from March to October.
About Maryland Park Service
The Maryland Park Service is dedicated to providing affordable outdoor recreation and educational opportunities in diverse landscapes for visitors each year. In 2019, the Maryland Park Service managed 75 State Parks covering over 140,000 acres throughout the State and welcomed 14.8 million visitors exploring history, hiking, biking trails or horseback riding on trails, canoeing or kayaking in our lakes, rivers and the Chesapeake Bay, swimming in our beach Parks and attending nature-based staff led programs.
YourPassNow allows visitors to federal and state public lands to purchase their entrance passes and recreation permits online, and Arrive Ready!
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