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Deep Creek Lake State Park

898 State Park Rd, Oakland, MD 21561-2301
+1 301-387-4111
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Cleanest bathrooms in a park I have ever been in, beach well-kept, picnic area beautiful.. this... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hunker, Pennsylvania
via mobile
Nice hike

We did an afternoon hike during the week in mid September . Not too many people around. There was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Randall C
Takoma Park, Maryland
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A great spot for water skiing, boating, hiking and swimming.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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898 State Park Rd, Oakland, MD 21561-2301
+1 301-387-4111
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cleanest bathrooms in a park I have ever been in, beach well-kept, picnic area beautiful.. this time of the year they do not charge to go in, the man at the gate was so kind

Thank 12peggy11
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did an afternoon hike during the week in mid September . Not too many people around. There was some confusion with the trails, they could be marked a bit better. We would chat with other hikers who were as confused as us. But it...More

Thank Randall C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Deep Creek has blossomed into a vibrant area summer, winter,fall, or spring! There are so many things to do now that even just relaxing on or off the water or ski slopes will suffice! There are some wonderful restaurants:El Canelo,Uno's pizzaria,Ace's Run, Brenda's Pizza,Dutches at...More

Thank delilah62
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

At this park, there may be an entrance fee to go to the small beach and picnic area as there was a pay booth at the parking lot yet the day we were there the pay booth was closed. The beach is small but cute....More

Thank MissLoisLayne
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Different trails to hike which was nice. Mix of well designated trails and some rock trails Be aware which trail you are on, some are much longer than others.

Thank Alex D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the week before Labor Day. The weather was cool but so comfortable. The park is so well kept and worth the admission fee! The Discovery Center is awesome, especially for the little ones. And there's a nice little playground right by it. The beach...More

Thank lvs2trvl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent the day at Deep Creek with a sport boat and tube rental. Aquatics was a great rental facility and the lake was clean, beautiful and a great way to enjoy the day. Definitely recommend a day on the Lake and then time at...More

Thank Joyce W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I wish we had had time to explore more! We did have a toddler with us which made hiking not an option. The park seemed clean and well staffed. A nice little play area right on the beach for little ones!

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Deep Creek Lake is surrounded by 7 state parks and it is tough to choose which park to visit every day. We enjoyed hiking a t Deep Creek Lake State Park, and found the trails to be very well marked and very well maintained. Be...More

1  Thank Shelley-Sue W
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Just far enough away to unplug. Beautiful lake, plenty of activities on and off of the water. Be sure to keep your wits about you as there is very sparse cell service

1  Thank Mbd5035
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28 July 2017|
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Response from hoots56 | Reviewed this property |
sorry I do not know the answer, but I guess good as lots of people fishing.
4 November 2016|
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Response from Lee Y | Reviewed this property |
Yes, bob's rents boats and jet skis
Lydia L
20 June 2016|
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Response from MarandJohn2013 | Reviewed this property |
We never go on the weekends because we have been told that they are crazy with people. So I assume that the water would be choppy but I think there is a law about when you can cause a wake. Look into that.