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Rocky Gap State Park

Cumberland, MD
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Ranked #4 of 15 Attractions in Cumberland
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: State Parks
Activities: Camping, Swimming, Motor-boating
Description: Park that offers swimming beaches, campsites and boat rentals.
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Madison Heights, Virginia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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61 reviews 61 reviews
15 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 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
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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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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

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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117 reviews 117 reviews
19 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 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
7 helpful votes 7 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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Laurel, Maryland
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We just returned from a wonderful 5 day stay at Rocky Gap. Our cabin on the Gap loop was clean and comfortable and, most importantly, kept us snug and dry during two rainstorms. My husband & I thought the double bed mattress was pretty thin, so we bought extra padding. The kids' bunk bed was actually more comfortable than ours.... More

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Cumberland, Maryland, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Camped here last fall and absolutely loved it. Quiet, nice campsite, close to a good restroom, and very close to town.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Very convenient combination of golf, scenic waterfront, and casino! Buffet was a good value and view at Lakefront was very nice.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We have hiked & swam here. Enjoyed both. Really do wonder how clean the water is though, rather concerning. Have ate at rest. up near the hotel here also. The food was just normal with high prices. Wished snack area near beach would have been open. Another poster said it was $6 per person, it is not. It is $6... More

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