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Beautiful scenery - easy walking trails

We went to the park to see the fall foliage and the three falls that located within the park... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Janice M
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Maryland
Nice place to visit while in Deep Creek

Park can get very crowed with very little parking spots. A beautiful water falls and a nice place... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Roge D
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Boonsboro
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State park that has three waterfalls and many hiking trails.
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222 Herrington Ln, Oakland, MD 21550-7545
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+1 301-387-6938
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the park to see the fall foliage and the three falls that located within the park. Despite the drizzle on the day of our visit, we enjoyed seeing the area and taking an easy relaxing hike to the falls. We arrived @10am...More

Thank Janice M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Park can get very crowed with very little parking spots. A beautiful water falls and a nice place to hike.

Thank Roge D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had our annual 4th of July family reunion breakfast cookout this year. The park is always clean and well kept.

Thank LisaLucy2908
Reviewed 31 October 2018

My wife and I visited Swallow Falls State Park specifically for the falls. Our expectations were not that high in that we were in western Maryland and the topography was hilly but not mountainous. The park is laid out so that you can see all...More

1  Thank John G
Reviewed 27 October 2018

We decided to stop here after a suggestion from another traveler and glad we did.The walk to the falls was an easy one and the path was clean.The most stunning site was the walk through the beautiful hemlocks.What a priceless experience!!Both of the falls were...More

Thank Jeanie S
Reviewed 26 October 2018

Been coming here every time I visit. The falls and hiking trails never get old. Most areas walk-able for any age range, with a few parts of tougher terrain.

Thank Matthew F
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

Spent an afternoon in the park, walking the beautiful trails and viewing the gorgeous falls. There are several falls within the park which are breathtaking. Nice place to visit while in Deep Creek.

Thank tuscy
Reviewed 16 October 2018

A little bit of a hike to reach this jewel in Maryland but the reward is beyond what I can write. We were there when there was a good flow over the falls and made for some great pictures. We enjoyed the gift shop there...More

Thank Sue L
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

Was a chilly wet 34 degree Saturday morning yet the 5 hour drive was worth it. There are ways to get to the falls for people with disabilities or challenges. It's quiet and peaceful and the people on the trail are friendly. Took me about...More

1  Thank S W
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

Trail markings a little wanting but the persistent hiker will be rewarded with peaceful vistas along the water and at the falls. Don’t leave until you come upon the Muddy Creek Falls, tallest in Maryland.

Thank M4596TJstevend
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Kara K
9 August 2018|
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Response from Wesley F | Reviewed this property |
The upper trail is handicap and stroller accessible and take you to all three major waterfalls. Plus they have ramps at Muddy Creek Falls that let observe from the top or bottom of the falls. Have a great trip!
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26 September 2017|
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Response from Sam B | Reviewed this property |
If you take the path the left from the parking lot, it will very shortly take you to the top of Muddy Creek Falls (that's the big one). However, to actually get a good look at the falls, you'll have to go down a rather long... More
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