Rocky Gap State Park

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Rocky Gap State Park

Location:In Allegany County, 6 miles east of Cumberland on I-68, exit 50.
Facilities:278 improved campsites (30 with electric hookups; some sites @di), bathhouses, family group campsite with mini-cabin, 3 youth group camping areas, 10 mini-cabins, 3-bedroom chalet, picnic area and shelters (é), hiking trails, swimming beaches, fishing piers (é), boat ramp, boat rentals (canoes, kayaks, rowboats, paddle boats), amphitheater (@di; available for rental), camp store, food concessions, game room, nature center, aviary; also located at the park is a 220-room lodge with meeting rooms, full-service restaurant and lounge, private dining room, fitness room, swimming pool, tennis and volleyball courts, gazebo dock, and18-hole golf course.
Activities:Camping, boating (electric motors only), flatwater canoeing, freshwater fishing, swimming, hiking, hunting, interpretive programs.
Special Features:Park is surrounded by rugged mountains and features 243-acre Lake Habeeb, where boating is permitted 24 hours a day. The lake is fed by Rocky Gap Run, which winds through a mile-long gorge with sheer cliffs, overlooks, and a hemlock forest dense with rhododendron. The Rocky Gap Lodge and Golf Resort is situated in the heart of the park.
Address:12500 Pleasant Valley Rd
Flintstone, MD 21530

Size: 3,400 acres.

See other parks in Maryland.
Parks Directory of the United States, 5th Edition. © 2007 by Omnigraphics, Inc.
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Other bow-only opportunities exists in Gunpowder Falls State Park, Loch Raven Watershed, Bridgetown Ponds NRMA, Patapsco Valley State Park, Rocks State Park, Susquehanna State Park and Rocky Gap State Park.
It is a spa hotel set on the shores of a 243-acre lake in the foothills of Rocky Gap State Park.
The clock rolls round for the next activity but this time I ditch my wheels and head off on foot to explore the Lakeside Loop Trail at Rocky Gap State Park. I mosey along the scenic quarter-mile route to the Canyon Overlook.

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