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Deep Creek Lake State Park

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Address: 898 State Park Rd, Oakland, MD 21561-2301
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+1 301-387-4111
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08:30 - 18:00
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Mon - Fri 08:30 - 18:00
Sat - Sun 08:30 - 17:00
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A great spot for water skiing, boating, hiking and swimming.

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Family trip

State park has Sandy beach.....bath house with showers and changing rooms. In season they will open a snack shop. Great playground near the lake for the children. There is a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
smem419
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miami fla
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miami fla
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14 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

State park has Sandy beach.....bath house with showers and changing rooms. In season they will open a snack shop. Great playground near the lake for the children. There is a discovery center that is worth stopping in.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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47 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Deep creek was a great family vacation. So much to do and see. We rented a boat for half a day and drove around the lake, tubing and swam for a bit. Water was clean and refreshing. There is a beach area where the smaller kids can touch the bottom and a sandy area to relax and get some sun.... More 

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Thank Chris H
Bridgeport, West Virginia
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55 reviews
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Reviewed 21 April 2017

Deep creek is amazing! There is always something to do. Adventure awaits you there. Wisp adventures offers so much to do in every season. The restaurants are great and the lodging varied, from condos to cabins!!! You won't be disappointed here. Boating and snow skiing are the two biggies here. Enjoy!

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Thank tina b
Cazenovia, New York
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56 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 21 April 2017

we used the boat ramp to put our bass boat in the lake for 2 days. Very friendly attendants and lots of parking the truck and trailer. Cost out of state was $11./day very reasonable. no problems, other than the fish were not biting...

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Thank bill s
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

We hiked about 4 miles on a Sunday. It was a nice hike, inclines here and there. We did the Red trail to the Brant mine. It's a cool little detour with the collapsed mine shaft and mine cart. The shed has a description of the Brant mine history. Parking at the visitor lot is limited. Along the trail we... More 

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Thank Brian V
Deer Park, Md
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Reviewed 23 February 2017

The photo attached to DCL State Park is not within this State Park area. There is no waterfall, but a very nice, sandy beach.

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1 Thank Judith B
Allentown, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Good place for family. Visited 5 times already wisp resort if the place to go with kids. And the state park has its own beauty.

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1 Thank mountainlion05
Maryland
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Reviewed 18 November 2016

Deep Creek Lake is a beautiful destination. The trees in the fall are just beautiful! It's the perfect getaway for the nature lover.

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Thank darmela
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Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

What a beautiful state park. Walked trails and took picnic lunch, found it very relaxing and perfect time to visit with the fall leaves. Would definitely go again

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Ellicott City, Maryland
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Reviewed 31 October 2016

A relatively decent set of hiking trails. Mostly easy trails that can be completed in a few hours. No fee if just hiking. Park at the visitor center.

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