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Deep Creek Lake State Park

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Address: 898 State Park Road, Oakland, MD 21561
Phone Number: (301) 387-4111
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8:30 am - 6:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Activities: Motor-boating, Swimming, Water-skiing
Description: A great spot for water skiing, boating, hiking and swimming.

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The park is beautiful, easy to navigate. Plenty to do for couples and families alike. Many dining and recreational options to choose from and fun stores to shop in!

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

The park is beautiful, easy to navigate. Plenty to do for couples and families alike. Many dining and recreational options to choose from and fun stores to shop in!

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Chantilly, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

We were told that they had a sandy beach area to go swimming in the lake. It was very rocky though and hurt our feet. It was very crowded there. There is a nice grassy area for the kids to play. Everyone seemed to be having a lot of fun. Although the sand was also very rocky we had a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Nice beach for a swim in Deep Creek Lake. Short drive from the Inn at Deep Creek where we stayed. Would have liked to rent kayaks near here, but the only marina we saw on the drive was out by the time. There are loads of picnic tables and grills; would be a lovely place to have lunch. We didn't... More 

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Martinsburg, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Enjoyed the wildlife displays at center, perfect for children. I especially enjoyed the Aviary I loved seeing the rescue birds and the gal that was working was so sweet and pleasant I appreciated her time in answering my questions.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Lovely vistas of he lake all along the route. The park is pleasant and has ample and clean rest rooms. A charming day trip or place to spend a nature filled weekend.

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Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

We pulled up to check out the park on the day of our arrival in Deep Creek, and it was $5 per person just to drive in for five minutes. We made the mistake of buying the $40 weekly pass, but haven't really gone back. There's a beautiful picnic area and a lot of the shoreline is under tree canopy,... More 

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Morgantown, West Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

First the bad. For out of state residents it costs $5 per person between Memorial Day and Labor Day. But once you get past that hurdle, it is all good. The park is very clean. There are large picnic areas on either side of the sandy beach. Picnic tables with grills close by. There is a very large grassy area... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Deep creek lake is more than a place to boat and fish. Tucked away in a serene peaceful park is a beach area. Equipped with lots of shade and lots of sun (your choice!) Grills by picnic tables, which are on the grass in the shady area under a canopy of trees. The kids can swim and play in the... More 

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Davis, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Lovely scenery in a cool shady forest. Love to hike the trails in late June when the mountain laurel is in bloom. Favorite trails- Elakala (beside the lodge) and Lindy Point (past the sled run.)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We went to the beach and kayaked, caught some rays, swam & played a little basketball. All in all we had a fabulous time and our 3 grouchy teenage girls were all smiles!

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