Swallow Falls State Park

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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.


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2470 Maple Glade Rd
Oakland, MD
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  • ADA Accessible
  • Admission/Tickets Required
  • Concessions
  • Family-Friendly
Rated 5 by jdredfoxx

November 03, 2022


Hiking the falls area

Spent a beautiful fall day hiking in this park as well as in a few surrounding areas of Deep Creek. Heads up- make sure you dress appropriately with either hiking boots, sneakers etc. The areas...

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Rated 5 by Jill G

July 19, 2022

Jill G


This is a great park. It has maintained trails if you have a group that needs a level walking surface. For the more adventurous, take the trail from one falls to the next right along the river.

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Rated 5 by Joseph K

July 12, 2022

Joseph K

Muddy Creek Falls

What a beautiful State Park! Muddy Creek Falls is Maryland’s highest free-falling waterfall. This particular waterfall was a short walk from the parking lot, that meandered through some old-growth...

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