Deep Creek Lake State Park

Mom and daughter by lake Photo
West of the Eastern Continental Divide and within the Mississippi River watershed, the park is home to black bears and wild turkeys. One mile of shoreline along Maryland's largest lake, has public boat access ramps.


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898 State Park Rd
Swanton, MD
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  • ADA Accessible
Rated 4 by KCS02

June 15, 2021


Beach Day

Water is warmer than air. Fun for kids but can get crowded. Beach has a life guard. Can also rent kayaks but must stay close to shore since motorized boats are on the lake.

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Rated 5 by Lhoehn

May 13, 2021


Love love this place!

Playgrounds, hiking, beach, clean facilities. We go daily when we visit Deep Creek! Aviary that is open awesome to see the birds. Staff is so nice!

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Rated 4 by Eileen D

April 07, 2021

Eileen D

Nice Hiking

Nice day for hiking- once we found the trailheads, the trails were well marked. The bathrooms near the beach were well maintained. For families with children, there are multiple playgrounds near the...

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