Activities

The Deep Creek Lake area offers a wide variety of activities for you and your family during your visit.
The Deep Creek Lake Discovery Center

The Deep Creek Lake Discovery Center

Where can children put their hands in a black bear paw print, touch fossils from times long gone, and sneak a peek under a microscope to learn about Deep Creek Lake's under-water ecology? The Deep Creek Lake Discovery Center, allows children to do all this – and much...

The Oakland Golf Course

The Oakland Golf Course

One Maryland’s best kept secrets just minutes from Deep Creek Lake. The Oakland Golf Course offers the golfer everything they could want for a great golf outing. We have 18 holes of championship golf spanning 6395 yards of beautiful mountain scenery and rolling...

Deep Creek Lake Family Adventure, Activity and Eco Tours

Deep Creek Lake Family Adventure, Activity and Eco Tours

Deep Creek Lake Family Activities You won't want to miss! Unique Family Outdoor Adventure Eco-Tourism Vacations and Recreation in western Maryland! MARYLAND CROSS COUNTRY SKIING AND SNOWSHOEING TOURS All Earth Eco Tours Your Number One Source in Maryland for Fun...

High Country Creamery and Market

High Country Creamery and Market

We are a local, artisan cow cheese facility. Our plant is complete with a large viewing window to watch the cheese making process. Stop by to shop in our market and enjoy breakfast and lunch at Farmers Table eatery, open Monday - Saturday. We pride ourselves in...

Deep Creek Cellars

Deep Creek Cellars

"Natural Wine" Specialists We take pride in being an East Coast practitioner of “natural wine.” From vineyard to barrel, and barrel to bottle, we seek to reduce the carbon footprint of our business, eliminate chemicals (especially sulfites), and do our best to avoid...

Massage & Bodywork with Heather Dawson LMT, LPN

Massage & Bodywork with Heather Dawson LMT, LPN

Massage is the oldest healing modality known and used by most cultures. I believe in the body’s ability to heal itself and utilize my experience to assist in this process. Through compassionate listening to the body and thoughtful communication, I use a collaborative...

Deep Creek Lake Area & Garrett County, MD

Deep Creek Lake Area & Garrett County, MD

Our mountains, rivers & lakes offer an abundance of activities in every vacation season! Boating, skiing, hiking, whitewater rafting, camping, or simply curling up by the fire—our area's natural beauty is the perfect destination whether you seek days full of...

ATV Riding

ATV Riding

Western Trails offers off-road side-by-side tours; contact them today to schedule your adventure! 301-387-6155

Axe Throwing

Axe Throwing

Test your skills at Deep Creek Lake’s Axe Throwing arena!   Enjoy the onsite bar while visiting!

Inflatable Water Park

Inflatable Water Park

Splash Island Inflatable Water Park is Deep Creek lake’s first inflatable water park! Expect fun and thrills for the whole family as you slip, slide and glide your way through our Deep Creek Lake water obstacle course and climbing stations.  Over 20...

Boating & Water Sports

Boating & Water Sports

Fully enjoy all the lake has to offer with a boat or water sport rental!  Bill's Marine Service - 301-387-5536Deep Creek Lake Boat Rentals - 301-387-9130Deep Creek Marina - 301-387-6977Funtime Water Sports - 301-387-0725Silver Tree Marine -...

Winery

Winery

Forks of Cheat Winery now grows at least some of each of the French Hybrid and American varietal grapes that are used in the wine production. Locally marketing a few bottles has grown to state-wide distribution. The little enterprise has expanded into a...

Himalayan Salt Spa and Cave

Himalayan Salt Spa and Cave

Himalayan Salt Spa and Cave has imported over 30,000 pounds of salt from the Himalayan Mountains of Pakistan to create a unique climate similar to natural salt caves. Himalayan Salt contains the same 84 trace minerals and elements that are found in the...

Fishing

Fishing

With lots of bodies of water, fishermen are never far from a big catch!Trout PondChestnut Ridge Park – Catch and ReleaseBig Sandy River in Bruceton MillsBear CreekBroadford LakeCasselman River Fishing Area Deep Creek LakeHerrington Manor State...

Fallingwater

Fallingwater

Fallingwater is the name of a very special house that is built over a waterfall. Frank Lloyd Wright, America’s most famous architect, designed the house for his clients, the Kaufmann family. It instantly became famous, and today it is a National Historic...

Kids Activities

Kids Activities

There are lots of local, fun activities for kids and teens! Follow the links below to find out more!Wisp Kids Summer – McHenry, MD – 301-387-4911Deep Creek Funland – 301-387-6168Deep Creek Adventures – 1-877-DCL-6465Padlz Canoe & Kayak Rental –...

Coopers Rock

Coopers Rock

Coopers Rock State Forest is 13 miles east of Morgantown and 8 miles west of Bruceton Mills. Its 12,713 acres are bisected by Interstate 68. Although the forest serves as a recreation and preservation area, it has a wider range of uses. West Virginia’s...

Rafting

Rafting

The Cheat River in West Virginia celebrates a long and storied history as a whitewater playground for the those brave enough to paddle its rapids.Adventure Sports CenterCheat River Outfitters – 888-99-RIVERPrecision Rafting – 800-477-3723

Sleigh Rides

Sleigh Rides

Ride back in time to the swish-swish of the sleigh and muffled hoof beats in the snow. Reservation required.Pleasant Valley Dream Rides – 301-334-1688Deep Creek Lake Stables & Horseback Riding – 301-387-6890

Dog Sled Rides

Dog Sled Rides

Dog sledding is hugely popular as a recreational sport in many northern states, and a necessary part of survival in northern countries. Whether mushers are running alongside their teams in a second-splitting race or being pulled by a small team on a...

Sled Rides

Sled Rides

Find yourself reliving your childhood or making new memories with your kids as you slide down a 350 foot sledding hill!Chestnut Ridge Park – 304-594-1773

Golf

Golf

Enjoy a relaxing round of 9 or 18 holes at any of the incredible nearby courses! Wisp Resort - 800-462-9477 Lakeview Resort – 304-594-1111 Mountainview Golf Course – 304-594-1412

Segway Tours

Segway Tours

The latest craze in transportation and touring. Buzz around Wisp Resort on these space-age looking vehicles! Hop on and with a little toe / heel motion and steering, you'll have this mode of transportation mastered.Segway Tours depart from the Wisp...

Rock Climbing

Rock Climbing

Are you a rock climbing enthusiast? Just a few minutes from your cabin, you can be working your way up Coopers Rock mountain!Coopers Rock State Forest – 304-594-1561

Zip Lining

Zip Lining

Fly through the sky on a zip line at any of these exciting locations! Check out this great video below of the nearby WVU Canopy Tour!Flying Squirrel Canopy Tour and Zip Line at WispWVU Canopy TourNemacolin Woodlands Resort

Mountain Coaster

Mountain Coaster

The only one of its kind in the Mid-Atlantic region! You and your family are in for the ride of your lives as our Mountain Coaster zips down, in, out and through the forest! The Mountain Coaster at Wisp Resort is a gravitational hybrid of an Alpine Slide...

Canoe & Kayak Rentals

Canoe & Kayak Rentals

Padlz Canoe & Kayak Rentals is located in Bruceton Mills, West Virginia between the Mill Place Restaurant and the Bruceton Mills Dam and offers kayak and cone rentals on the Big Sandy River.

Hiking & Bird Watching

Hiking & Bird Watching

With multiple state parks surrounding the Deep Creek Lake area you will always find a great place to explore and see wildlife!Swallow Falls State Park Big Run State Park Deep Creek Lake State ParkHerrington Manor State ParkNew Germany State ParkCoopers...

Horseback Riding

Horseback Riding

West Virginia, Western Maryland and nearby Pennsylvania deliver thousands of miles of superior action riding. As well as valley and forest trails, there are technically demanding mountain descents and trails on which to ride!Western Trails -...

Train Rides

Train Rides

Travel back through time aboard scenic railroads! You’ll climb through the spectacular scenery of the Appalachian Mountains. Enjoy the ride or participate in special murder mystery tours!Western Maryland Scenic Railroad – 800-TRAIN-50Potomac Eagle Tourist...

Geocaching

Geocaching

Take the family geocaching right here at the cabins, just step off your back porch and head into the woods to find the 2 geocaches we have on property. We are located on 175 acres so we have a difficult one for those more serious geocachers and an easier...

Skiing & Snowboarding

Skiing & Snowboarding

Strap on some skis or a snowboard and head down a variety of trails on all levels of difficulty!Wisp Ski Resort Since 1955, Wisp Resort has welcomed skiers and snowboarders in the Western Maryland mountains.  From a modest operation with one ski slope...