About Deep Creek Lake

Deep Creek Lake, MD

Our mountains, rivers and lakes offer an abundance of activities in every vacation season! Skiing, hiking, whitewater kayaking, camping or simply curling up by the fire-our area’s natural beauty is the perfect destination whether you seek days full of activities or just plain relaxing. Find your adventure in the Deep Creek Lake area and Garrett County, MD.

Surprisingly only 2 – 3 hours’ drive from Pittsburgh and Washington DC, Deep Creek Lake offers 3400 acres and over 60 miles of fresh water shoreline to fish, boat, ski and swim. Discover our relaxing parks and small towns. Enjoy the 90,000 acres of state parks that are perfect for hiking and exploring. Muddy Creek Falls is Maryland’s largest waterfall at 62 feet. Swallow Falls State Park offers camping, hiking and picnic areas among towering trees that stood here in the summer of 1921, when Henry Ford, Thomas Edison and Harvey Firestone visited. Truly a New England style mountain experience! The “Small Town America” getaway will have you wishing you had discovered the Deep Creek Experience long ago!
Discover the secret… come play at Deep Creek Lake today!

Local Activities

Local Events

Pine Lodge Steakhouse

The Lodges at Sunset Village

Family. Food. Fun. All at Deep Creek Lake, Maryland.

DCL Fun is the resort group over the Kessler family of businesses. Events, videos and all the information you need on Deep Creek Lake.

PLS is home to the Lake’s Best Bloody Mary and all-time local favorite creamy crab soup! Pine Lodge offers year round restaurant dining and catering to Deep Creek and the surrounding area.

A cabin resort community offering 27 well-appointed cabin styles. Several mountain view and lake front options (with hot tubs) put you in the middle of the Deep Creek Lake action.