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South Mountain Creamery

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8305 Bolivar Rd, Middletown, MD 21769-8408
+1 301-371-8565
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Best Ice Cream

This is the best ice cream you can get in Frederick. My kids also love to feed the baby cows. Just... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Erin K
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Great ice cream

We love the ice cream here. They have great, creative flavors. We haven't done the tour, but others... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Luvtravels33
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Martinsburg, West Virginia
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good24%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ice cream” (38 reviews)
“working farm” (14 reviews)
“dairy products” (11 reviews)
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8305 Bolivar Rd, Middletown, MD 21769-8408
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the best ice cream you can get in Frederick. My kids also love to feed the baby cows. Just a warning though that you need to get there at least 15 minutes early to feed the calves and if you are only going...More

Thank Erin K
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We love the ice cream here. They have great, creative flavors. We haven't done the tour, but others seem to enjoy it.

Thank Luvtravels33
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

Bottom Line Up Front: the ice cream is out of this world. South Mountain Creamery is a working dairy. There are lots of cows, and a barn of calves that can be fed at 4:00. The mountainside location is ridiculously scenic, enhanced by the cows...More

Thank goety911
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Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

This place is fun. At 4pm you get to feed milk to baby cows. You can stopby their country store and get the best ice cream. I found i did half of my grocery shopping for the week there. Great place to take kids to...More

Thank Daniel S
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Reviewed 5 August 2017

If Maria can traverse around the hills singing "The hills are alive with the Sound of Music"..That's how I felt while eating the ice-cream from this creamery, enjoying the view from a short hill, looking down onto the barn, the creamery, and slurping peach ice-cream....More

Thank Sujata B
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Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Rode here on the motorcycle from Harpers Ferry. Beautiful ride a the farmland was beautiful with winding roads. The coconut ice cream was the best I've ever had!! Sat at shady picnic tables and enjoyed the treat before visiting the baby calves. They were so...More

Thank renarr
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Reviewed 19 July 2017

The is one of the stops on the 2017 Maryland Ice Cream Trail, so yep... we drove about 50 miles for ice cream. Time it so you can at least watch the cows being milked at the machines (I think it was 1:30?). It's something...More

Thank Mike C
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Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Stopped for ice cream after visiting the Green Meadows farm. The creamery offers more than just ice cream. You can get fresh milk, butter, and more. Ice cream is available to go or for eating there. The freshness and variety of options is sure to...More

Thank Dean_Amy-2004
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Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

There are cows everywhere you look and the place is so cool. More than just i.c. it has homemade butter, yogurt, milk and cream. But the best black raspberry on a cone ever!!!!

Thank Jill M
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Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Delicious assortment of ice cream on a working farm of 150 votes. Come in early afternoon to feed views and at 4pm for milking. Great ice cream using locally produced flavors and egg yolks. Three bucks and a half for double scoop. I suggest the...More

Thank RevDrRobert
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