Deep Creek Lake was made for summer fun and an escape from ordinary life. Created in the 1920’s for energy purposes, the lake has provided a getaway form families and friends to gather for summer vacations for decades. Whether you are looking for adrenaline filled excursions or want to get away from it all, the Deep Creek Lake has the perfect activity for you!
What’s better than waking up on the first day of your summer vacation? Waking up at Deep Creek Lake on the first day of your summer vacation! Spend the day with family and friends enjoying all of the mountain activities together. Choose from exciting adventures such as whitewater rafting, zip-lining, mountain biking, or rock climbing. Hop on a Segway and enjoy the views from atop the mountain in style. Rent a boat and spend the day cruising the 65 miles of shoreline, dock at one of the lakeside restaurants for lunch on the water, and don’t forget your camera to capture all of the splashes and smiles throughout the day.
Take the whole crew to one of the county’s four state parks for a scenic hike and explore the natural wonders of Garrett County. Swallow Falls State Park is home to Maryland’s tallest waterfall, Herrington Manor and New Germany State parks offer miles of hiking trails, and Deep Creek Lake State Park has a sandy beach area and Discovery Center that offers many fun-filled nature activities, perfect for taking the kids. Enjoy a round of golf with friends at one of Deep Creek’s award-winning golf courses or challenge the whole family to a friendly game of miniature golf. Round up the family and take them to one of the local stables and enjoy a barn tour. These stables offer pony and house back rides for all ages. Whether your summer vacation is a week or a weekend, summer at Deep Creek does not disappoint. From Sunrise to sunset, Deep Creek Lake is the epicenter of fun for everyone.