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Great Cross Country Skiing

Located in Garrett County between Big Savage Mountain and the Eastern Continental divide, this park... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kyle S
Lovely Park

My family thoroughly enjoyed the park. Beautiful scenery, well maintained. I was surprised though... read more

Reviewed September 3, 2018
Dennis R
Freeport, Ohio
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Five miles from Grantsville, this park is popular with bikers and hikers.
349 Headquarters Ln, Grantsville, MD 21536-2141
+1 301-895-5453
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located in Garrett County between Big Savage Mountain and the Eastern Continental divide, this park has 10 miles of trails which pass by small lakes, mixed hardwood forests, rhododendrons, and towering pine and spruce plantations. We saw a fox and some deer on our trip.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Kyle S
Reviewed September 3, 2018

My family thoroughly enjoyed the park. Beautiful scenery, well maintained. I was surprised though to see flamingos wading in the lake. Not a northern bird. But a delight to watch.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Dennis R
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

This is a great park. No cell phone service to interrupt the wildlife. A little off the beaten path, but worth it!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank jcwilt
Reviewed February 4, 2018

We stayed at the park for 3 days before Thanksgiving. Really nicely remodeled cabin in a quiet section of the part. They supplied the fire wood for the wood stove. The lake is down the road about 100 yards and in the summer is really...More

Date of experience: November 2017
5  Thank Stubby15
Reviewed January 15, 2018 via mobile

This park is AMAZING! We had the most beautiful cabin—close to Wisp Ski area. No WiFi and pretty remote—all forested sites. SO reasonable for a high-end cabin with water/electric—sleeps 6 ($70/night). Plenty of cheaper, rustic camping options as well!😁. Wood stove in every cabin, and...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed October 10, 2017

Enjoyed a visit on a trip to Deep Creek. Has a nice swimming area and some walking trails to enjoy, We did not rent a cabin, but that was a possibility. A good place to stretch your legs to break up a long drive.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank mshapiro99
Reviewed August 18, 2017

Visited this State Park for the first time in 30 years. It has not changed very much. I took my family there for a summer vacation many times . It is one of the best parks I ever visited. The cabins are basic. Visiting there...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Richard F
Reviewed June 15, 2017 via mobile

This state park has about 10 cabins for rent, a nice beach and some semi primative camping spots. Nice picnic area and playground.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank meanbear410
Reviewed April 18, 2017

We stayed in the Cabins. Nice setup with loft, wood stove. Wood is provided. Full Kitchen. All you need is your blanket (sleeping bags) and pillows and food. Nice trails to hike and lake to walk around

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Ron & Joanna C
Reviewed December 30, 2016

This is a small park with a small lake and small campgrounds, set into a forest of tall pine trees, with a short drive to nearby attractions. My son and I used this park as a jumping off point to a weekend of kayaking and...More

Date of experience: October 2016
5  Thank World-Wide-Badger
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Response from jcwilt | Reviewed this property |
There is water available in the campgrounds.
January 27, 2015|
Response from TomK959 | Reviewed this property |
We don't ski but did see the designated trails. The trail heads are near the parking lot across from the lake and at the end of the little road that has several of the cabins along it. There may be others, particularly... More