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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
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A great spot for water skiing, boating, hiking and swimming.

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Nature Center is Awesome

And the "beach" is cool in the summer. Oh, and the Raptor outdoor center features such cool birds of prey. A really special and well-done place for all ages.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Richard J
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

And the "beach" is cool in the summer. Oh, and the Raptor outdoor center features such cool birds of prey. A really special and well-done place for all ages.

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Southwestern, PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Weather was like early spring-light jacket only. Enjoyed the holiday with friends-walking and talking.

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing hiking trails that go up the mountain! Only beach on Deep Creek Lake.A Discovery center to see the environment of the mountains! Children's projects and day camps!

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Thank Seniortraveler123
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

My boyfriend and his kids come here every year for family vacation - its a bit pricey, but it's worth it - It is clean and calm honest family fun - Putt Putting, hiking, waterfalls, boating, camping out. Its a great place to relax.

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Owings Mills, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

No snow at the lake so we had to try alternative activities, so we spent the morning hiking the lower area of the park. We spent a lot of time at the Discovery Center (which I will review separately) and they walked to the Aviary. I loved seeing the birds and when the ranger came to unlock the gate we... More 

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Thank Judy J
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015 via mobile

Wish i could give it 4 or 5 stars but with all the other amazing parks in the area i can only give it 3 stars. We went for a quick hike on one of the trails and it was nice . We did walk over to the aviary which was neat. Wish we could of visited the discovery center... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

In fall the lake is like a picture. The peaceful eviroement is perfect to relax and enjoy the silence. In the winter, is a postcard full of snow. The place is perfect for any family.

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York, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

you can do anything you want hiking,boating, fishing has two nice beaches you can go swiming , picknic tables and bbq everywhere

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

I've been to Deep Creek Lake now in the Summer (three times), Winter, and Fall -- this is one of the few truly four-season resorts in the Mid-Atlantic. Amazing, expansive lake for fishing and boating; awesome skiing; beautiful foliage; rafting and tubing; hiking and biking......it has it all!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

Great place to hike, with several stops along the way, you may be lucky enough to see a bear , eagle and guaranteed to see several chipmunks running around.

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