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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March 10, 2019
A beautiful hike, not too strenuous although there are a lot of stairs There was still snow on the ground when we went and some areas of the path were slick. There were many beautiful frozen ice...
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January 27, 2019
Kyle S
This park is wonderful to visit and hike in the snow. The Muddy Creek Falls are breathtakingly beautiful, 53 ft waterfall. the industrial giants of the last century Ford, Edison, and Firestone hiked...
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January 21, 2019
Vera A
We went to Swallow Falls State Park and walked a very snowy path to the lower falls. The trees were covered in snow and the path was quiet due to the snow. The falls did not disappoint! There were...