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 Janet H

February 22, 2023

Janet H

Awesome Hike

This is a beautiful park! The trails are clearly marked and easy to follow. There are three falls depending on how far you want to hike. The trails and steps can become icy in winter. We hiked in...

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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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