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The Town of Emmitsburg provides a wide variety of recreation options.

The Emmitsburg Trails feature 13 miles of professionally designed natural surface trails.  The trails network is comprised of 3 challenging loops suitable for mountain biking, hiking, and trail running. For more information, please visit our Emmitsburg Trails webpage.

We have a wonderful dog park located in the Community Park near the tennis courts. For more information, please visit our Dog Park webpage.

The Frederick County Public Libraries, Emmitsburg Branch is located
at 300A South Seton Avenue Emmitsburg, MD 21727.
For more information, please visit Emmitsburg Branch Library website.

The Town of Emmitsburg has a Community Pool
located at 201 W. Lincoln Avenue Emmitsburg, MD 21727. For more information and hours, please visit our Emmitsburg Community Pool webpage.

An indoor gymnasium is available for public use at the Emmitsburg Community Center with prior approval from Frederick County. For more information on how to make a gym reservation, please visit our Gymnasium webpage.

Fishermen will find a variety of fish including catfish, largemouth bass, rainbow trout, brown trout, bream and bluegill here at Rainbow Lake located just 3.3 outside of town. Emmitsburg also has approximately 1,300 acres owned by the Town available for hunting, such as deer, turkey and small game.  For more information about hunting and fishing, including how to get a permit, please visit our Hunting and Fishing webpage.

The local Senior Center is located at 300 A South Seton Avenue at the Emmitsburg Community Center. For more information of events and schedules, please visit the Senior Center webpage.

Questions:  Please contact the Town Office at 301.600.6300 or