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Deep Creek Lake State Park

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Great time at the Discovery Center.

My family visited the Discovery Center and the Aviary. It was very nicely maintained and the... read more

Reviewed May 30, 2018
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
via mobile
Great for families and hiking

The discovery center is a must if you have kids, lots of fish and wildlife. Hiking trails are... read more

Reviewed April 18, 2018
Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
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898 State Park Rd, Swanton, MD 21561-2301
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Reviewed May 30, 2018 via mobile

My family visited the Discovery Center and the Aviary. It was very nicely maintained and the people were pleasant and accommodating. The Center is good for small children to have interactive experiences with animals. Nicely done.

Thank Wayne2227
Reviewed April 18, 2018 via mobile

The discovery center is a must if you have kids, lots of fish and wildlife. Hiking trails are moderate level and feature a look out.

Thank Jenj621
Reviewed September 17, 2017 via mobile

We booked well in advance of the Savageman Triathlon annual race. Great wooded campsites, wifi for free which was a pleasant surprise, wash house, metal food boxes for storage, very quiet and relaxing. It's a smaller campground. You can walk to the lake from the...More

Thank Bluevans-surfs
Reviewed July 30, 2017 via mobile

Discovery center is a fabulous experience for kids. The displays and educational talks are very well done. So much to see and learn about wildlife. The aviary is fun too, especially seeing the eagles. Will be back :)

Thank Jodie S
Reviewed July 6, 2017

We took the short hike on a cool morning in June. It is hilly and be sure to wear sturdy shoes as it is rocky. There is an old abandon mine with history and a bear trap to see on the way.

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Reviewed June 28, 2017

We were there after a heavy down pour and the water falls were spectacular. The trails were well marked and easy to follow.

Thank Nan-195155
Reviewed March 10, 2017

Beautiful trails and scenery. Nice hiking trails. No bugs! Remember to wear your hiking shoes. Take a camera along, you never know what you may see.

Thank Gerald L
Reviewed October 29, 2016

This park offers great hiking trails for the expert or novice. It is a great place to walk, see the views and reconnect with the world.

Thank Anthony T
Reviewed September 26, 2016

We have been visiting Deep Creek Lake State Park for 60 years, and still find the recreational aspects to be outstanding. Nearby restaurants, and Oakland, Maryland add to the attractiveness of DCLSP.

Thank SavantIII_11
Reviewed August 24, 2016

Hiked in this park twice during our stay at a nearby vacation property. The trails are well-maintained, well-marked, and not at all difficult. Would've liked to do the mine trail and the trip to the top of the fire tower, but those didn't fit into...More

Thank Rob H
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Response from Anthony T | Reviewed this property |
In LaVale MD there is the Country Club mall