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Deer Creek State Park Kilgore Falls © Lynn Cordell
Top of the falls in Deer Creek State Park
Maryland's Western Region Parks

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State Fish Hatchery
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National Historic Parks
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State Parks
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dams
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State Forests
Parks in this region are near these Maryland Cities (click city name to see parks within 25 miles)
HAGERSTOWN
CUMBERLAND
FROSTBURG
A M Powell State Fish Hatchery
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Big Run State Park
With 300 acres in Garrett County, Big Run State Park offers rustic camping opportunities with 30 unimproved campsites and a youth group camping area. Situated at the mouth of the Savage River Reservoir, the park is 16 miles from exit 24 of Interstate 68. The park is actually surrounded by the acreage ........more >
Casselman Bridge State Park
4 acres. In Garrett County, east of Grantsville on U.S. Route 40. Astride the Casselman River just east of Grantsville stands historic Casselman River Bridge. Originally constructed in 1813-14, the fine single arch stone bridge once served the old National Road which linked Cumberland, Maryland with the Ohio River.........more >
Dans Mountain State Park
Dans Mountain State Park is a day use park with rugged mountain terrain, and an Olympic-size pool and waterslide. Nearby, Dans Rock Overlook affords a panoramic view of the surrounding region from a height of 2,898 feet. This is a Maryland State Park. For full information go to the official webpage. ........more >
Fort Frederick State Park
The site of Maryland's frontier defense during the French and Indian War 1754-1763, the Fort's stone wall and two barracks have been restored to their 1758 appearance. Historic displays are in the Fort, barracks and Visitor Center. The park annually holds military reenactments and other special events. ........more >
Green Brier State Park Dam and Dike
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Greenbrier State Park
Greenbrier is a multi-use park providing many kinds of recreation. The Appalachian Trail passes near the park. The 42-acre man-made lake and beach draw many visitors who enjoy swimming, canoeing, hiking, picnicking, interpretive programs and nature study. Located in the Appalachian Mountains, this state ........more >
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park is located at the confluence of the Potomac and Shenandoah rivers in the states of West Virginia, Virginia, and Maryland. George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Meriwether Lewis, John Brown, Stonewall Jackson, and Frederick Douglass are just a few of the prominent ........more >
Herrington Manor State Park
Located within Garrett State Forest in Garrett County, Herrington Manor State Parkaposs development began in the 1930aposs with the aid of the Civilian Conservation Corps. A 53-acre lake was formed by damming Herrington Creek, and ten cabins were erected on a wooded knoll above the lake. Herrington ........more >
New Germany State Park Dam
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Potomac State Forest
The Potomac State Forest, 11,461 acres situated between the towns of Oakland and Westernport and partially bordering the Potomac River, is reached from Maryland Routes 135 and 560. The forest drains into the Potomac River Basin, and features the highest point in any Maryland state forest -- Backbone ........more >
Rock Gap State Park
Rocky Gap State Park encompasses over 3,000 acres of public land for guests to enjoy. Rugged mountains surround the park which features 243-acre Lake Habeeb. The lake is fed by Rocky Gap Run which winds its way through an impressive mile long gorge displaying sheer cliffs, overlooks and a hemlock forest ........more >
Savage River State Forest
Savage River State Forest, at 52,812 acres, is the largest facility in the state forest and park system. It preserves a strategic watershed in Garrett County. Trail maps are available at the park office, for all trails, including the 10 miles of cross country ski trails. The forest is classified as ........more >
Swallow Falls State Park
This mountain park is located nine miles north of Oakland, Maryland contains some of Marylandaposs most breathtaking scenery. The Youghiogheny River flows along the parkaposs borders, passing through shaded rocky gorges and creating rippling rapids. Muddy Creek Falls is a crashing 63-foot waterfall ........more >
Washington Monument State Park
In Washington County, four miles east of Boonsboro and 1 1/2 miles north of Alternate Route 40 on Monument Road, Washington Monument State Park is named for the first monument in the country erected to the quotfather of our country,quot George Washington. A rugged stone tower was dedicated to the first ........more >
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