State Park in Deep Creek Lake

Swallow Falls State Park

One of the most rugged, spectacular parks in the state. Hickory and hemlock trees hug the Youghiogheny River, which cuts a white line through wet slate gorges. A 1.25-mile hiking trail loops past several falls, incl…
State Park in Deep Creek Lake

Deep Creek Lake State Park

The lake is most easily accessed via Deep Creek Lake State Park, which sits on a large plateau known as the Tablelands. The area is carpeted in oak and hickory forest, and black bear sightings, while uncommon, are n…