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Ritchie Revival
Bringing Back the Fort

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Built-in 1933, Lakeside Hall served as the officers club for Historic Fort Ritchie. With a large deck overlooking Lake Royer, a floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace, and high ceilings with rustic beams, it makes a perfect event space for any special occasion.


By appointment only.

To book an event at Lakeside, please contact us! 

Phone: (301) 241-2231



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95 years after Camp Ritchie started its training in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Maryland, 80 years after the arrival of the Ritchie Boys, and 24 years after the closure of Fort Ritchie, a museum dedicated to these veterans has been opened to honor their legacy.

For more information, please visit 


Tuesday - Saturday 10 am-4 pm

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Opened in October of 2022, The Greenhouse Café serves a variety of delicious drinks, breakfast, lunch, pastries, ice cream, and more until 3 pm daily!


Monday-Friday 7am-3pm

Saturday-Sunday 8am-3pm

To order takeout or for more information:

Phone: (301) 781-7408
or visit

Opened in the summer of 2020, Mountain Top Ice Cream Shop offers great deals on sundaes, shakes, and novelty creations using delicious Hershey's Ice Cream.


Saturday-Sunday  2pm-8pm

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Indoor Haunted House. Rain or shine. This isn't your average Halloween haunted house . We aim to terrify our patrons, and have them screaming for more Distorted Dreams is by far the most disturbing haunted house. Come find out for yourself at The Haunting of the Historic Fort Ritchie


September: 29, 30
October: 6, 7, 13, 14, 19, 20, 21, 26, 27, 28
November: 3, 4

We're tremendously excited to welcome Meritus Health to the Fort Ritchie Family! Meritus is a primary care practice currently accepting new patients.


Monday- Thursday 8 am-4:30 pm


14303 Lake Royer Drive, Cascade MD 21719. 

(Directly across from Lake Wastler)

For more information, please call:

(240) 852- 0694

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The Flat Top Suites

The Flat Top Suites

Flat Top Salon and Suites is now open and houses several businesses. These businesses offer various spa treatments, massage, sound healing, and beauty services

Entering into the former Fort Ritchie PX, JRJ will be bringing jobs back to the mountain through their HVAC manufacturing. 


Harshman Automotive brings a strong manufacturing presence to Fort Ritchie. Their work creating automotive parts from aluminum is top quality and they continue to expand their reach in selling parts on a national and international scale.

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