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A Garrett County destination

This state park is home of Muddy Falls and Swallow Falls. Muddy Falls is the tallest falls in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Clint B
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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 2 weeks ago
Janice M
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State park that has three waterfalls and many hiking trails.
222 Herrington Ln, Oakland, MD 21550-7545
+1 301-387-6938
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This state park is home of Muddy Falls and Swallow Falls. Muddy Falls is the tallest falls in Maryland. Swallow Falls is named for it's shape which is like a Swallow tail. Visitors to Garrett county almost always stop by to see the falls and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Clint B
Reviewed 2 weeks 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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Janice M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Roge D
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank LisaLucy2908
Reviewed October 30, 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

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank John G
Reviewed October 26, 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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jeanie S
Reviewed October 25, 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.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Matthew F
Reviewed October 25, 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.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank tuscy
Reviewed October 15, 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

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Sue L
Reviewed October 14, 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

Date of experience: October 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!
June 27, 2018|
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3G was strong - 4G LTE was spotty
September 25, 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