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Frederick and Western Maryland Sights

Deep Creek Lake State Park

  • 898 State Park Rd. Map It
  • Grantsville
  • Park (National/State/Provincial)

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The 1,818-acre Deep Creek Lake State Park hugs the eastern shore of the lake and has a public boat launch, small beach with lifeguards (in summer), and picnic and camping sites. The lake's indigo waters are breathtaking—literally. Even in summer the water can be chilly. At the park's Discovery Center are hands-on educational activities for children, a freshwater aquarium, native animals on display, and a small gift shop. The center is also a staging area for organized

outdoor activities, including boat tours.

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898 State Park Rd., Grantsville, Maryland, 21541, United States

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301-387–4111; 301-387–5563


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