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).
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September 16, 2019
We hiked the trails and stopped to swim at various spots along the way. Scenery is beautiful and when we were there, the slightly chilly water was refreshing! Be sure to take shoes for the water...
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September 5, 2019
David R
Swallow Falls is a bit off the beaten track from nearby Deep Creek Lake, so the crowds are not as thick. While the falls themselves aren't particularly notable, the surrounding scenery is...
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September 5, 2019
Roy W
I've been her twice to car camp, one a Memorial Day, the other this Labor Day, and it's rained both times, so you'd think my enthusiasm for this place would be dampened (I would recommend other...