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Lake Habeeb in the winter

Rocky Gap is a big state park in Allegany County, Western Maryland. It is one of Western Maryland's most popular destinations for its outdoor activities, resort, and golf course.

Understand

History

Landscape

Flora and fauna

Climate

Get in

From I-68 east of Cumberland, take exit 50 for Pleasant Valley Rd toward Rocky Gap St for the park entrance.

Fees/Permits

Free entrance.

Get around

See

  • Aviary.
  • Nature Center.

Do

The most popular activities are fishing/boating on Lake Habeeb (non-motorized boats are available for rental) and, of course, the golf course. Hiking is another possibility, with plenty of short trails, as well as one four mile and one five mile hike.

  • Haunted Campground. An annual Halloween event towards the end of October for several nights.

Buy

Eat and Drink

The lodge has a nice restaurant, as well as a bar and grill. Otherwise, it's a picnic!

Sleep

Lodging

In addition to the lodge, the State Park Service operates a private two bedroom chalet overlooking the lake, with a minimum two night stay in low season and minimum seven night stay in high season. $175/night.

Camping

The park service operates 278 individual campsites.

Backcountry

Not available.

Stay safe

Go next

Routes through Rocky Gap State Park
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