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Great Hiking trails and good coffee/lunch in the casino.

We drove up from DC to explore western Maryland and we stopped at Rocky Gap to do some hiking... read more

Reviewed November 26, 2018
Marcia P
Silver Spring
Great state park

Wife and I stayed here in late September in one of the cabins. Not many people around at that... read more

Reviewed November 23, 2018
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“beach area”(10 reviews)
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Park that offers swimming beaches, campsites and boat rentals.
12900 Lake Shore Dr, Cumberland, MD 21530-1082
+1 301-722-1480
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Reviewed November 26, 2018

We drove up from DC to explore western Maryland and we stopped at Rocky Gap to do some hiking. Since there is a casino amidst the park, we went in for a coffee to warm up. There are several hiking paths, we took the Canyon...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Marcia P
Reviewed November 23, 2018

Wife and I stayed here in late September in one of the cabins. Not many people around at that time so we found the seclusion we were looking for. I would think during the summer that would be a different story. The cabin was basic...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 15, 2018

Spent the Columbus Day weekend at Rocky Gap State Park with another couple and had a great time. Biggest complaint was multiple generators running between 7 am and 10 pm. We stayed on the Elm loop where camper trailers and tent campers were side-by-side. We...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Hartless63
Reviewed October 14, 2018

My husband and I just got back from an overnight in a cabin and enjoyed the beauty and peacefulness of the lake. There were very few people there as the season is winding down. It was chilly at night but we enjoyed a campfire and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank bonnieb90
Reviewed October 11, 2018

A perfect campground for RV and tenters alike. Clean, level pads. Camp store with ranger activities. Lake, Ramp, and several docks. Canoe rentals. Sandy beach. Paddle boats. Swimming areas, there’s also a picnic side of the lake and an adjacent amphitheater. Also along the lakeside...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank 180keithe
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I with our couple friends, went to Rocky Gap this weekend. It turned out to be a perfect weekend of nature and dining. We stayed at the Ironside loop of the camp which turned out to be a great location. We were...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Heather C
Reviewed September 23, 2018

We camp at Rocky Gap every year at least once. We moved our reservation from June to September due to rain....still had rain. But no one told us they were closing the bath house! A stanky port a potty for a older lady and 4...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Denise H
Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

We stayed at Site 99 on the Dogwood loop. The campground was almost empty so we had a choice. The lakeside sites were taken, which was fine for us. After searching all the loops we came upon campsite 99. We liked the charm it had....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Bigsurwildflower
Reviewed August 14, 2018

My daughter had fun but when got home, she had an infection in her skin. Spent over $120 on doctors visits.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

stopped here it was by mistake wrong turn but it was a beautiful place . i loved it and i will go back to visit again . looks peaceful , fun place to be .

Date of experience: September 2017
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Deb W
September 4, 2018|
Response from MaryM4628 | Reviewed this property |
i really didnt notice or knew about any water problem at the park sorry . i hope someone did bring it to the managements attention. such a pretty place to visit . sorry i couldnt be more help on the water subject .
August 12, 2018|
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Response from MaryM4628 | Reviewed this property |
i wanted to add that leaves are changing early in pa . we are getting alot of color . its too early so the park may have fall foliage early . but im still staying with early october to see the fall foliage .
Scott P
July 28, 2018|
Response from Bob O | Reviewed this property |
This is a family venue & you should respect that.
Travel Forum Posts
Columbus, Ohio
Rocky Gap camping (6 Replies)
Has anyone camped at Rocky Gap State Park? We're from Ohio and are looking for a road trip and quiet tent camping. Any suggestions?
May 09, 2010|
Response fromllpupa|
I've stayed at the resort and we hiked throughout the camping area around the lake. The State Park is wonderful and the camp sites looked very nice. There is an awesome beach, fishing, and grills available. I don't think you would be disappointed. The lovely, hilly scenery and clean lake are also bonuses. It's a bit isolated but there are still places close enough to get supplies/groceries.
Washington DC
Cumberland Fall Wedding (2 Replies)
My fiance and I are getting married at Rocky Gap State Park (the park, not the lodge) in fall 2013. Us and our guests will be staying in Cumberland, and I'm looking for recommendations about a few things: 1) Best place for a rehearsal dinner and why? 2) Good bar/pub for post-reception drinks? 3) Fun things for guests to do before the wedding? *4*) Any experience with caterers, tents, shuttles, florists, DJs, or other wedding-related vendors in the area? (We have a lot of this already,...More
December 18, 2012|
Response fromExplorer_Practicum|
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Camping areas (5 Replies)
Which camping area would you recommend within a two hour drive or less from Rockville MD (Cabins are fine too)? We want to escape from the noise and relax a little bit so a place very concurred is out. These 3 parks showed up in the MD Dep of Nat Resources, would you recommend one of them or suggest any other destination?: Elk Neck State Park, Martinak State Park and Rocky Gap State Park. A beach camping would also be great but so far Assateague is the only one I can find and that is...More
June 23, 2010|
Response fromMirage52|
Not sure about you, but my camping options shriveled up when MD State Parks banned alcohol form camping areas. That left us with Maple Tree Campground, a privately-owned campground located outside of Burkittsville, MD. I would recommend it, but I still do like the set-ups of MD State Park campgrounds better. If you are looking for swimming, look into Cunningham Falls State Park. There is a lake with beach area, although the campsites are located in a different area of the park. You could...More