Come on in, the water’s fine at Deep Creek Lake!
With over sixty-five miles of shoreline, you will find plenty of room to enjoy Maryland’s largest freshwater lake. Deep Creek Lake is the perfect vacation spot in summer and winter, with each season bringing its own activities. During the summertime, the game fishing is great! Bass are prevalent in the lake and bass tournaments are common. Walleye, yellow perch and bluegill are also inhabitants of this man-made lake. When it’s time to put the fishing pole away, Deep Creek Lake provides hours of swimming and boating pleasure. Bring your own canoe or kayak or rent one from one of the friendly vendors.
Come visit in the winter and try your hand at ice fishing. If your winter sports include skiing and snowboarding, Deep Creek is the perfect location for you. About a two-hour drive from Pittsburgh or three hours from the Washington, D.C. area you’re your right in the heart of this peaceful paradise. Deep Creek Lake provides lots of opportunities for individuals and families to enjoy a resting, relaxing and thoroughly entertaining vacation!
Where can you hang your hat in Deep Creek Lake?
With a plethora of water activities to engage in, many visitors opt to stay in one of the many lakeside cabins or lodges. Imagine stepping outside of your vacation home and jumping right into the beautiful lake waters. Larger groups of friends or family can choose from one of the several vacation homes offered for rent along Deep Creek Lake. Bed and breakfast rentals provide loads of amenities while still providing lots of privacy. A former monastery has been turned into a luxurious mountain lodge. For the true outdoorsman, a number of public and private campgrounds are available. Whatever your choice, excellent lodging opportunities are abundant at Deep Creek Lake. The prices are reasonable with many host facilities offering mid-week and off-season specials.
Visitors give Deep Creek high marks.
Visitors to Deep Creek are enthusiastic to share their adventures. According to recent guests, Deep Creek is perfect in any season, but the fall foliage is nothing short of breath-taking. Other guests are amazed at the degree of privacy they experienced and yet everything they needed was just a stone’s throw away. Lush greenery in the spring and summer made the trip very memorable for another couple. A winter visit coincided with 40 inches of fresh snow, providing visitors with a true winter wonderland.