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
Plan Your Vacation
Spring & Summer offer plenty of fun! 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!
Water Activities in Garrett County
Get on the water! Learn about the county's lakes and check out our area businesses for Boating, Kayaking, Fishing, Fly Fishing, Swimming, Whitewater Sports or try Water Sports like tubing, waverunners, rafts, waterskis, wakeboards & more this spring/summer.
Take Advantage of Great Discounts With Our Hot Deals!
Enjoy big savings with these terrific Deep Creek Lake area discounts!
Explore China with the Garrett Chamber
Go on the trip of a lifetime to China with the Garrett County Chamber of Commerce. Visit Beijing, Shanghai, Suzhou & Hangzhou for our special low rate. Click for more details, photos and pricing info!
2014 World Canoe Slalom Championships
View 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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