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“Beautiful Park!”

Rocky Gap State Park
Ranked #3 of 38 things to do in Cumberland
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Park that offers swimming beaches, campsites and boat rentals.
Reviewed October 11, 2012

My first trip to Rocky Gap was last weekend, over the long Columbus Day weekend. My friend and I rented cabin #232 in the Hickory Loop. What a great park and even greater cabin! I thought the park was very clean, well maintained and the bathrooms were some of the best I have seen in a State Park setting. Our cabin site was secluded and it didn't feel like anyone was camping on top of us. The cabin, although primitive (no bathroom, no heat) was very clean and cozy. We did a few hikes over the weekend and I thought the trails were very well marked and well maintained. All in all, a great park and I will definitely be back next year to see the fall colors again!

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Reviewed October 2, 2012

Went on an annual camping trip & stayed at Rocky Gap. The area is beautiful, the park was great. The sites are large enough where you feel you have privacy & not on top of the next campers. The beach, lake, fishing, and playground ensure that everyone has a great time, even Fido.

Thank vegasboundgroup
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Reviewed September 25, 2012

I travel often and love to camp at local State Parks instead of staying in a hotel. Rocky Gap met all of my requirements: a park that is dog-friendly, offers a bathhouse, and has good sites to choose from. Online, the park shows you photos of EVERY camp site so you know what you're getting (this was a great feature). Also, the sites are far enough apart that you feel like you're camping while still having the luxury of showers and drinking water. The hiking trails were well managed and each unique - example: lakeside trail, rocky trail, and a mountain trail with a steep incline! My only complaint is that the park map could use more detail (we found ourselves back-tracking to try and find certain trails).

Thank LostOnWilderness
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Reviewed September 5, 2012

Our family had rented 5 adjoining sites every Labor Day weekend for the past 12 years. This is our favorite Maryland State Park. The camping sites are spaced far enough away from each other that each site has privacy. We stay on the D (Dogwood) Loop which is one of several dog friendly loops. It's an easy walk to the private-campground only beach which has swimming on a protected beach, canoe/rowboat rentals, a well equipped store, laundry, snack bar (weekends) and nature center which hosts activities. The volunteer corps offers many activities on Labor Day weekend including an ice cream social, karaoke, pancake breakfast and corn roast. We have made lifelong friends with the camp hosts, who greet us warmly, even though we only see them once a year. In addition to the camping, there are hiking trails, a separate day use beach and picnic area as well as access to golfing at the Rocky Gap Lodge. Great times!

2  Thank SheilaMcc
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Reviewed August 21, 2012

My husband and I travel alot and like to camp. we found this park one of the most beautiful parks we have ever seen.. we will be back

2  Thank sugarandspice5661
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