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Swallow Falls State Park

222 Herrington Ln, Oakland, MD 21550-7545
+1 301-387-6938
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Great park

It costs $5 to enter and it is worth it! The views are great, the trails are well maintained, and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Megan W
,
Somerset, United States
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Nice little walk in the woods

The views of the falls are terrific. We took some awesome pictures and had a ball. The trails are... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Dougiscool
,
Baden PA
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State park that has three waterfalls and many hiking trails.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“swallow falls” (135 reviews)
“easy hike” (21 reviews)
“muddy creek” (23 reviews)
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222 Herrington Ln, Oakland, MD 21550-7545
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+1 301-387-6938
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It costs $5 to enter and it is worth it! The views are great, the trails are well maintained, and the commitment to conservation is evident.

Thank Megan W
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The views of the falls are terrific. We took some awesome pictures and had a ball. The trails are well-maintained and wide. Take a bathing suit if you want to cool down but the walks are short and shouldn’t bring about any sweat. If you...More

2  Thank Dougiscool
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's worth the walk to see not just the upper and lower Swallow Falls, but - inspite of the name - Muddy Creek, and the more intimate Toliver Falls. Nice campground, too

Thank Matt M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My Daughter and Son-in-law talked us into a camping trip at Swallow Falls State Park. I am not much for camping, but we agreed and ended up having a wonderful time. We hadn't been to Swallow Falls in over 30 years. I forgot how beautiful...More

Thank Wesley F
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here for a different summer activity and it did not disappoint. The trail was very easy to follow and made a big loop. Will definitely go back again in the future. Coat was $5 per person for out of state and $3 for...More

Thank Sara S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The falls are breathtaking! Such a beautiful park. We actually went two days here since there was so much to do and see. You can take a dip or sit back and enjoy the picturesque landscape. It’s a must see in Deep Creek! Trails are...More

Thank jaimeanne
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful falls. Walk in a loop. Take a dip if you want. You pay person to enter. Bathrooms and ice cream available onsite.

Thank Leslie J
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easy hiking trails throughout the park with even some handicap accessible areas. You can bring your dog between Labor day and Memorial day. The falls are very beautiful and My wife and I, along with our dog had a wonderful time.

Thank pgreer
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is my "Happy place " I go once a year. I am not physically that strong so I just take it slowly to get to the first waterfall if you go to the right when you get to the park. You can either turn...More

Thank Phyllis S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I never tire of hiking in Swallow Falls State Park. The waterfalls are superb. The trails are well marked and easy to follow. Good to take the family.

Thank JukeJointJimmy
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jjfamucol95
June 27, 2018|
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Response from rwday | Reviewed this property |
3G was strong - 4G LTE was spotty
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dijewell2005
September 25, 2017|
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Response from Sam B | Reviewed this property |
If you take the path the left from the parking lot, it will very shortly take you to the top of Muddy Creek Falls (that's the big one). However, to actually get a good look at the falls, you'll have to go down a rather long... More
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mlkp2015
July 25, 2017|
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Response from bbrogden | Reviewed this property |
Out of state will have to pay for a pass. Maybe you could car pool?
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