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New Germany State Park

Address: 349 Headquarters Lane, Grantsville, MD 21536
Phone Number: 301-895-5453
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Type: State Parks, Nature & Parks
Activities: Biking, Hiking
Owner description: Five miles from Grantsville, this park is popular with bikers and hikers.
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Type: State Parks, Nature & Parks
Activities: Biking, Hiking
Owner description: Five miles from Grantsville, this park is popular with bikers and hikers.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

We visited for a day trip in winter to hike some of the many trails. The park is large with many well marked trails of varying difficulty. The trails are all groomed for the cross country skiers who visit but are shared by hikers. There is a ski rental business but it was not manned the quiet Thursday we visited... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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119 reviews 119 reviews
16 attraction reviews
211 helpful votes 211 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Simple pleasures. Read about its origins! Nice lake, and staying in the rangers cabin was cool. In the winter with good snow, the cross county skiing is fabulous.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We went the week before Memorial Day weekend and there were less than 10 people occupying campsites. It was nice to have the place to ourselves. The kayaking rentals were not available at the time, so we made use of the different trails that the park had to offer. The trails are good for beginners or seasoned hikers. It was... More 

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Annapolis, Maryland
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56 reviews 56 reviews
14 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Almost hate to give this place a good review for fear of more people going there! Arrived on Friday afternoon and set up--no other campers in the 10 or so site dog friendly loop. Couple more sites taken on Saturday, both left the next day. A large group migrated over from their party at one of the very nice pavilions... More 

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USA
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87 reviews 87 reviews
33 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We have been waiting for the cabin renovations and finally got to stay in one one Labor Day weekend. It is basically one big room with a loft and a separate kitchen. However they just renovated everything inside; kitchen, bathroom floors, ceiling, walls. This is a real cabin in the woods with hardwoods everywhere inside and out, and a nicer... More 

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Vandalia, Ohio
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100 reviews 100 reviews
22 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

They say that visitors frequently call it a “best kept secret” and we would all agree. This is only for people that want to “unplug”. We camped here and had no water, electricity, Wi-Fi or phone service. We laughed because they actually have a phone booth that people still use! They have a small manmade lake (Maryland doesn’t have any... More 

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Gambrills, Maryland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

When visiting the Grantsville area, we stumbled upon this park. Our kids swam in the lake, it has a sandy beach and is roped off for swimming. The water was refreshing and little fish swim around you as you swim. There is a snack bar/restrooms within walking distance, and you can rent kayaks/canoes/paddleboats. It was amazing!!

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Somerset, New Jersey
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Went with my sons and one of their friends on a three night camping trip. Had never camped in Maryland before. We were very surprised to find the camping pad made of gravel. Certainly did not expect that, very rough on the tent floor even with a tarp underneath. Bring extra sleeping mats if you can. We reserved site #39... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

On our way home from Deep Creek, MD we made a stop at New Germany State Park. From what we saw it looks like a really nice place. Wish we would have had time to have a picnic or do some of the trails, perhaps next trip.

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Newark, Delaware
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129 reviews 129 reviews
20 attraction reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

A great place to take the kids to cool off on a hot day. A small and safe pond to swim in. We only visit during the summer months, but I understand they also have cross country skiing here during the winter months. They do have bath houses so you can rinse the sand off you and your little ones... More 

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