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Herp Hike

Discovery Center l Deep Creek Lake State Park 898 State Park Rd, Swanton, MD

Join the Discovery Center for a short walk while learning about the native reptiles and amphibians. There will also be a discussion on where to find them and how to identify them!

Fishing Rodeos Kick off for 2022 Season

Potomac River MD

Youth anglers of all ages are encouraged to hone their fishing skills at any of Maryland’s nearly 50 youth fishing rodeos spread out across the state this year. The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is working with dozens of organizations in 14 counties crisscrossing the state to offer free and engaging fishing opportunities for thousands of youth. Many […]

Fishing Rodeos Kick off for 2022 Season

Accident Pond 106 Cemetery Rd, Accident, MD

Youth anglers of all ages are encouraged to hone their fishing skills at any of Maryland’s nearly 50 youth fishing rodeos spread out across the state this year. The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is working with dozens of organizations in 14 counties crisscrossing the state to offer free and engaging fishing opportunities for thousands of youth. Many […]

Fishing Rodeos Kick off for 2022 Season

New Germany Lake House 403 McAndrews Hill Road, Grantsville, MD

Youth anglers of all ages are encouraged to hone their fishing skills at any of Maryland’s nearly 50 youth fishing rodeos spread out across the state this year. The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is working with dozens of organizations in 14 counties crisscrossing the state to offer free and engaging fishing opportunities for thousands of youth. Many […]

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Ogling Owl Pellets

Discovery Center l Deep Creek Lake State Park 898 State Park Rd, Swanton, MD

Whooooo wants to know what owl eats? Come to the Discovery Center and dissect owl pellets to find out!

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Reptile Encounter

Discovery Center l Deep Creek Lake State Park 898 State Park Rd, Swanton, MD

All are invited to the Discovery Center to learn about some fascinating and gentle reptile ambassadors. Great for all ages!

Casselman River Bridge Tour

Casselman River Bridge 10240 National Pike, Grantsville, MD

Join Ranger Noah on this informal 30-minute walking tour and learn the history of Casselman River Bridge. Meet at the gazebo on the west side of the bridge. Photo by John Moore.

There’s a Fungus Among Us!

New Germany Lake House 403 McAndrews Hill Road, Grantsville, MD

Join Ranger Noah for this hands-on program and learn all about how to grow your own oyster mushrooms. Photo by Charles Hyland.

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Birdfeeder Bonanza

Discovery Center l Deep Creek Lake State Park 898 State Park Rd, Swanton, MD

Want to make a tasty treat for the fine feathered friends? Make a bird feeder to hang at your house to feed your boisterous hungry birds!

Take-a-Hike Tuesday

New Germany Lake House 403 McAndrews Hill Road, Grantsville, MD

Spring into shape by joining Ranger Noah on this challenging 4-mile hike on the Dynamite Shack Loop.

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Herp Hike

Discovery Center l Deep Creek Lake State Park 898 State Park Rd, Swanton, MD

Join the Discovery Center for a short walk while learning about the native reptiles and amphibians. There will also be a discussion on where to find them and how to identify them!

Old-time Jam

New Germany Lake House 403 McAndrews Hill Road, Grantsville, MD

Musicians and listeners of all ages are invited to share and enjoy traditional "old-timey" music. Snacks and gifts will be available for purchase.

Fishing Rodeos Kick off for 2022 Season

Muddy Creek Maple Glade Road, Oakland, MD

Youth anglers of all ages are encouraged to hone their fishing skills at any of Maryland’s nearly 50 youth fishing rodeos spread out across the state this year. The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is working with dozens of organizations in 14 counties crisscrossing the state to offer free and engaging fishing opportunities for thousands of youth. Many […]

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Ogling Owl Pellets

Discovery Center l Deep Creek Lake State Park 898 State Park Rd, Swanton, MD

Whooooo wants to know what owl eats? Come to the Discovery Center and dissect owl pellets to find out!

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Reptile Encounter

Discovery Center l Deep Creek Lake State Park 898 State Park Rd, Swanton, MD

All are invited to the Discovery Center to learn about some fascinating and gentle reptile ambassadors. Great for all ages!

Natural Bird Feeder Make and Take

New Germany Nature Center 403 McAndrews Hill Rd, Grantsville, MD

Drop by the Nature Center and learn how to make your own suet cakes and other bird feeders. Everything you make is yours to take home with you. This is a come-and-go style program, so feel free to stop by anytime during the program time period. Photo by Lori R. Bramble.

Movie Night – The Lion King

New Germany Lake House 403 McAndrews Hill Road, Grantsville, MD

Enjoy this free showing of "The Lion King" (Rated PG). Popcorn and drinks will be available for purchase at the Snack Bar, along with complimentary s'mores.

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Birdfeeder Bonanza

Discovery Center l Deep Creek Lake State Park 898 State Park Rd, Swanton, MD

Want to make a tasty treat for the fine feathered friends? Make a bird feeder to hang at your house to feed your boisterous hungry birds!

Introduction to Fur Tanning

New Germany Nature Center 403 McAndrews Hill Rd, Grantsville, MD

Take a step back in time with Ranger Noah and learn the lost art of tanning animal furs. In this unique program, Noah will demonstrate the five-step tanning process using real squirrel furs.

Hungry Critters

Discovery Center l Deep Creek Lake State Park 898 State Park Rd, Swanton, MD

There’s some tummies grumblin’! Tag along with the naturalist to watch the resident critters get fed and learn about their wild diets.

Brant Mine Hike

Discovery Center l Deep Creek Lake State Park 898 State Park Rd, Swanton, MD

Come down to the Discovery Center as you hike to the Brant Mine site. Along the way, you’ll learn about the area’s history (natural and human).

Fishing Rodeos Kick off for 2022 Season

Glades MD

Youth anglers of all ages are encouraged to hone their fishing skills at any of Maryland’s nearly 50 youth fishing rodeos spread out across the state this year. The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is working with dozens of organizations in 14 counties crisscrossing the state to offer free and engaging fishing opportunities for thousands of youth. Many […]

Art in the Park

Deep Creek Lake State Park

Art in the Park is a juried art event located in Deep Creek Lake State Park, usually on the second weekend in July. Each year 50+ vendors display their original artwork and fine crafts over this two-day festival. Food vendors are on-site and kids interpretive events, tie-dye, live animals, and a kids art project sponsored […]

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Art in the Park

Deep Creek Lake State Park

Art in the Park is a juried art event located in Deep Creek Lake State Park, usually on the second weekend in July. Each year 50+ vendors display their original artwork and fine crafts over this two-day festival. Food vendors are on-site and kids interpretive events, tie-dye, live animals, and a kids art project sponsored […]

Fallfest at Sang Run State Park

Sang Run State Park 3735 Sang Run Road, McHenry, MD

The largest event of the season celebrates eve- rything Autumn in Appalachia! Activities include hayrides, apple butter, and cider making, and strolls through our pumpkin patch.

Holiday Open House at the Discovery Center

Discovery Center l Deep Creek Lake State Park 898 State Park Rd, Swanton, MD

Holiday Open House at the Discovery Center, 10:00 AM - 12:00 NN. - Santa arrives! Make a natural materials picture frame for your photo with Santa, and enjoy cookies, live animals, and more.