Savage River State Forest

Savage River State Forest


Location:In Garrett County, generally south of I-68.
Facilities:52 primitive roadside campsites, backpack camping throughout the forest, picnic facilities, bicycle and hiking trails, boat launch, shooting range.
Activities:Camping, canoeing, freshwater fishing, hiking, mountain biking, hunting, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, ATV riding.
Special Features:Forest is the largest facility in the state forest system. The forest is classified as a mixed hardwood forest, and it preserves a strategic watershed. More than 12,000 acres of the forest have been designated as Wildlands.
Address:127 Headquarters Ln
Grantsville, MD 21536

Phone:301-895-5759
Web: www.dnr.state.md.us/publiclands/western/savageriver.html
Size: 54,000 acres.

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Two 2,000-acre stands of oaks, hemlocks, maple and beech in Savage River State Forest have been designated as "wildlands.