The best way to explore Deep Creek Lake is by boat! As with any body of water, it is important to know local rules and regulations regarding boating and fishing before you get going. Check out to our handy guide to boating Deep Creek Lake– we are even sharing information of local marinas and boat launch locations!
30 minutes outside of Deep Creek Lake, historic Grantsville, MD, is definitely worth the day trip! With charming local shops, yummy dining options, Casselman River Bridge State Park and more, this small mountain community has something to offer for ever type of traveler!
Swallow Falls State Park is one of Deep Creek’s top destinations for visitors and locals, alike- and for good reason. This four-season destination is a hit for those looking to spend some time in the great outdoors. Boasting Maryland’s highest free-falling waterfall, as well as a series of smaller waterfalls and charming banks along the Youghiogheny River, Swallow Falls State Park is the perfect place for hiking, biking, picnicking, and more. And did you know that Railey Mountain Lake Vacations has four charming cabins- with rustic sensibilities but modern upgrades- within walking distance to Swallow Falls?