Swallow Falls State Park

222 Herrington Ln, Oakland, MD 21550 Get Directions 
Phone: 301-334-9180
Rock gorges at Swallow Falls State Park
Photo Credit: Maryland Department of Natural Resources
Some of Western Maryland's most breathtaking scenery with several waterfalls, including Muddy Creek Falls, a spectacular 54-ft. waterfall surrounded by tall hemlocks and a spectacular old-growth forest.
Year-round: 8am-dusk (weather permitting).
ADA Accessible



TripAdvisor Logo

TripAdvisor® Traveler Reviews

TripAdvisor Reviews
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating Based on 658 reviews
TripAdvisor Reviews
June 25, 2019
Jennifer L
We started with the smaller falls and ended at the big one. It was a nice walk through the woods. Got some nice pictures too. There is a $5 fee per person to park, but it was worth it if you like...
TripAdvisor Reviews
June 20, 2019
Other than Swallow Falls, there’s also Muddy Creek Falls to check out as well as a few hidden areas locals don’t care to share. Lol. There are swimming areas here but you need to be very careful...
TripAdvisor Reviews
June 20, 2019
Gabe D
A large group of friends and I went and the time there was amazing. The trails were wide enough for us all and the river was deep enough at points to float in. Walking on the rocks was a good time...