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Address: Cumberland, MD
Activities: Camping, Swimming, Motor-boating
Description: Park that offers swimming beaches, campsites and boat rentals.

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Beautiful but pricey for out of state

Rocky Gap State Park is a lovely park. We are here in late April, and the golf course looks well maintained already. The Ash loop for RVs and travel trailers is the only loop with... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
carolyn_c_42
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United States
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20 reviews 20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Rocky Gap State Park is a lovely park. We are here in late April, and the golf course looks well maintained already. The Ash loop for RVs and travel trailers is the only loop with electricity, though larger rigs might have trouble here. There are only two pull-thru sites, one of which (site 8) is curved and has trees close... More 

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Cumberland, Maryland
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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Unfortunately the State Park does the best they can with the Casino taking over the area. What used to be a family oriented place is now, a parking lot in place of the volleyball courts, and no campfire @ the lodge for the families.

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Cumberland, Maryland, United States
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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

This is a good park. Has a nice casino. Has a couple beaches to go swimming. Your aloud to have battery power engines on the lake for your boats. Very nice camp ground. Good fishing. And public hunting. I have it 4 stars because you can't have alcohol while camping. Not a big deal but would be nice if you... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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299 reviews 299 reviews
61 attraction reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We were staying at the Rocky Gap Casino Resort and decided to visit the park next door. Since it was late October it was not busy but I can imagine how busy they are when the weather is nice. Very clean and spacious park with some lovely sites overlooking the lake and the mountains in the background. Lots of picnic... More 

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Madison Heights, Virginia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This was my first bus group to Rocky Gap Casino. Some of the patrons first time at this establishment , they had a good time and loved the view of the mountains and lake.

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Frederick, Maryland
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72 reviews 72 reviews
17 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Overall this is a very nice campground. The costs per night are reasonable. The biggest downfall is that there is only one electric loop. If you are not one of the 29-30 campers to reserve a site well in advance, you are out of luck. This represents only 1/10th of the sites and they don't reserve them for trailers or... More 

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Cumberland, Maryland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Great lake views, hiking trails, stand up paddle board and kayak rentals at the lodge. Such a beautiful place. Casino is nearby with some good restaurants with outdoor seating too. Worth a trip. A little piece of heaven in Allegany County.

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bn4md1
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

On our first family camping trip with a toddler, I expected a 1970's older cabin and restroom facilities. What a surprise! The campground is gated with pin code security at the front gate and each cabin has a punch pad lock -no keys needed. Each site has a nice picnic table, fire pit, and spacious parking area. We stayed near... More 

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Kentucky
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151 reviews 151 reviews
26 attraction reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

The hotel is nice but nothing extraordinary, but the entire park all rolled into one is a very nice destination for a few days away. The trail around the park is awesome for runners or hikers and the likelihood is you will see wildlife everywhere including black bears. Rocky Gap is just a beautiful in the winter as well.

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Gaithersburg, Maryland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

I have young children who can't/won't do tough hikes, so I always appreciate places where I can readily see a beautiful view without having to drag the reluctant kids up a mountain trail. This place is very pretty and just a walk along the lake shore is all that is needed to get many different views of water framed by... More 

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