Deep Creek Lake Area State Parks

Park Amenities 
Contact Info. & Directions
Pet Policy

State Park Events

Thu 19

Meet Smokey Bear at the Discovery Center

July 19 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thu 19

Fire Tower Open

July 19 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fri 20

Birding at Deep Creek

July 20 @ 8:00 am
Fri 20

Donuts with the Neighbors

July 20 @ 9:00 am
Fri 20

Yoga

July 20 @ 9:30 am
Fri 20

Creating an Owl

July 20 @ 11:00 am
Fri 20

Dutch Oven Demonstrations

July 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Fri 20

What’s that Reptile?

July 20 @ 2:00 pm
Sat 21

Hungry Critters

July 21 @ 11:00 am
Sat 21

Hayrides

July 21 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sat 21

Herp Search

July 21 @ 2:00 pm
Sat 21
Sun 22

First Impressions

July 22 @ 11:00 am
Sun 22

Aviary Encounter

July 22 @ 2:00 pm
Mon 23

Fishing with the Naturalist

July 23 @ 10:00 am
Mon 23

Aquatic Adventures

July 23 @ 2:00 pm
Tue 24

Science Room Fun All Day

July 24 @ 12:00 am
Tue 24

Soccer Pick Up Game

July 24 @ 9:30 am
Wed 25

Aviary Encounter

July 25 @ 11:00 am
Wed 25

Hayrides

July 25 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wed 25

Butterflies & Flowers

July 25 @ 2:00 pm
Thu 26

Brant Mine Hike

July 26 @ 10:00 am
Thu 26

Garden Demo and Tour

July 26 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Thu 26

Meet Smokey Bear at the Discovery Center

July 26 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thu 26

Fire Tower Open

July 26 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fri 27

Bird Walk

July 27 @ 8:00 am
Fri 27

Creating an Owl

July 27 @ 11:00 am
Fri 27

Dutch Oven Demonstrations

July 27 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Fri 27

What’s that Reptile?

July 27 @ 2:00 pm
Sat 28

Hungry Critters

July 28 @ 11:00 am
Sat 28
Sun 29

First Impressions

July 29 @ 11:00 am
Sun 29

Aviary Encounter

July 29 @ 2:00 pm
Mon 30

Fishing with the Naturalist

July 30 @ 10:00 am
Mon 30

Aquatic Adventures

July 30 @ 2:00 pm
Tue 31

Science Room Fun

July 31 @ 12:00 am

The facilities of the Maryland Department of Natural Resources are available to all without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin or physical or mental disability.

Park Amenities

State Parks Big
Run
Cassel-
man
Deep
Creek
Herring-
ton
New
Germany
Swallow
Falls
Yough
River
Boats
Launch * * * *
Canoe Rentals *
Paddle Boat Rentals * *
Rowboat Rentals * *
Boat Slips
Camping
Improved * * * *
Camper Cabins 2 3
Unimproved * *
Drinking Water * * * * *
Reservations * * * *
Winterized *
Maximum Sites 30 112 39 65
RV Sites 26 3
Play Area * * * * *
Fire Ring/Grill * * * * *
Tables
Cabins
Reservations * * *
Furnished Cabins 1 20 11
Year-round Cabins * *
Concessions
Snack Bar * *
Vending * * * *
Camp Store * *
Interpretive
Interpretive Center * * * *
Naturalist * * * *
Campfire Program * * * *
Guided Walks * * *
Trails
Hiking * * * * * *
X-country ski * * *
Horseback
Nature * * * * * *
Snowmobile *
General
Picnicking * * * * * *
Shelters * * * * *
Swimming * * *
Fishing * * * * * * *
Hunting * *
Archery Range
Winter Activities * * * *
Attractions
Historic * * * * * *
Scenic * * * * * * *
Water * * * * * * *
Big
Run
Cassel-
man
Deep
Creek
Herring-
ton
New
Germany
Swallow
Falls
Yough
River

 

 

State Forests Potomac Garrett Savage River
Camping
Improved
Camper Cabins
Unimproved * *
Drinking Water
Reservations
Winterized
Maximum Sites 35 53
RV Sites
Play Area
Fire Ring/Grill * *
Tables * *
Cabins
Reservations
Furnished Cabins
Year-round Cabins
Trails
Hiking * *
X-country ski
Horseback * *
Nature * *
Snowmobile * *
General
Picnicking * *
Shelters *
Swimming
Fishing * *
Hunting * *
Archery Range *
Winter Activities *
Attractions
Historic * *
Scenic * *
Water * *

 

 

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Contact Information and Directions

Big Run State Park
Grantsville, MD
301-895-5453 or 301-746-8359
Directions: 14 miles south of Grantsville

Casselman River Bridge State Park
Grantsville, MD
301-895-5453 or 301-746-8359
Directions:  1/4 mile east of Grantsville adjacent to Rt. 40

Deep Creek Lake State Park
Swanton, MD
(301) 387-5563
Directions:  Take Rt. 219 S. to Glendale Road.  Turn left on Glendale Road.  Immediately after crossing the Glendale Bridge, turn left onto State Park Road. Go over small State Park Bridge and you will see the campground office on your right. Continue a short distance and the Discovery Center is the first left past the office. The park entrance to beach, picnic and day-use area and public boat launch ramp is the second left.

Herrington Manor State Park
Oakland, MD
(301) 334-9180
DIRECTIONS: Take Rt. 219 south to Mayhew Inn Road. Take right and travel to the end of Mayhew Inn Road. Turn left onto Oakland Sang Run Rd. Follow signs and turn right onto Swallow Falls Road.  Park entrance is about 5 miles on right.

New Germany State Park
Grantsville, MD
(301) 895-5453
DIRECTIONS: Take Rt. 219 south to Glendale Rd.  Turn left onto Glendale Road, cross bridge and bear right and continue to the end of Glendale Rd. Turn left onto Rt. 495 N., then right onto New Germany Rd. Go about 8 miles and turn right into park entrance. Savage River State Forest encompasses much of the Park area. NOTE: Savage River Reservoir is at the bottom of Dry Run Road off 495.

Potomac-Garrett State Forest
301-334-2038
DIRECTIONS: Take Rt. 219 S and travel 4.7 miles to Sand Flat Rd. Turn left and travel 4.4 miles to MD Highway (135) at stop light.  Go straight across through Deer Park and continue onto Boiling Springs Rd. Follow signs. Bear right at Eagle Rock Rd. for about 2 miles and you will see signs for specific areas, such as Lostland Run.

Sang Run State Park
301-387-5563
DIRECTIONS: From Interstate 68, take Exit 14A to US-219 South. Follow US-219 South 10.2 miles to Hoyes Road. Turn Right onto Hoyes Road. Continue on Hoyes Sang Run Road for 1.8 miles. Turn left on Bishoff Road for 78 feet, then turn right onto Sang Run Road for 1.9 miles.

Savage River State Forest
Grantsville, MD
301-895-
5759 
Directions:  MD Rt. 495 to New Germany Road. Follow signs.

Swallow Falls State Park
Oakland, MD
(301) 334-9180
DIRECTIONS: Take Rt. 219 south to Mayhew Inn Road. Take right and travel to the end of Mayhew Inn Road. Turn left onto Oakland Sang Run Rd. Follow signs and turn right onto Swallow Falls Road.  Park entrance is about 1 mile on right.

Youghiogheny Wild & Scenic River
Swanton, MD
301-387-5563
Directions:  Between Miller’s Run & town limits of Friendsville

 

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