Welcome to the Official Deep Creek Lake Area & Garrett County, Maryland Website
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.
Getting Here & Getting Around
Direct highway access makes it an easy drive from anywhere! Find your travel distance by viewing our easy-to-read driving distance table. And learn the best ways to get around Garrett County once you're here.
Free Visitor's Guide
Garrett County Snow & Ski Report
Get the latest details on the county's winter conditions & winter activities with our snow & ski report, updated daily.
Military Members Save This March
Members of the military save big this March with these great discounts!
Winter Fun in Garrett County!
With skiing, snowboarding, snow tubing, ice skating, snowmobiles, nordic center and more, Wisp Resort offers plenty of winter fun. Check the Wisp mountain report and Wisp mountain cameras for their latest conditions. And in the winter, Garrett County also offers Cross Country Skiing, Dog Sledding, Horse-Drawn Sleigh Rides & Snowshoeing. Get details on all of the area's Activities & Attractions!
Snow Tubing For A Great Cause
Support the Mountain Maryland Gateway to the West Heritage Area with a snow tubing night at Wisp Resort on Thursday March 6!
2014 World Canoe Slalom Championships
Garrett County will host the International Canoe Federation's 2014 Canoe Slalom World Championships from September 17 - 21, 2014 at Adventure Sports Center International. Get event details, buy tickets or learn about lodging options including our Book Early, Stay Late Packages.
Take Advantage of Great Discounts With Our Hot Deals!
Enjoy big savings with these terrific Deep Creek Lake area discounts!
Plan Your Spring, Summer or Fall Vacation
Garrett County offers plenty of fun! Get on the water with Boating, Kayaking, Swimming, Water Sports like waterskiing and water tubing and Whitewater Sports or learn about our area's lakes. Plus, Fishing, Golf, Tennis, Biking, Hiking, Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides, the Mountain Coaster at Wisp, Spas, Fly Fishing, Historic Sites, Dogsledding on Wheels, Camping, State Parks & Forests, Hiking & Biking Trails, Horseback Riding, Kayaking, Farms, Amusement Centers and so much more! Check out all of our Activities & Attractions!
Check out our Activities Guide
Visiting the Garrett County area? View the electronic version of our Activities Guide to learn about all there is to do in our area!
View the Beauty of Garrett County on Flickr
Browse our Flickr Gallery to see all of the great activities available in our beautiful and scenic area!
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