The Absolute Best Hiking Trails Near Deep Creek Lake

There are so many great things to do in Deep Creek Lake but hiking is perhaps the most popular activity.

Garrett County and the state parks in the Deep Creek Lake area offers some amazing trails for hiking, mountain biking, skiing, and snowshoeing.

Going for a hike is a great way to reconnect with Mother Nature and create fantastic memories. These are the best hiking trails near Deep Creek Lake!

Deep Creek Lake State Park

Most of the trails are not only great for hiking, but also biking and snowshoeing in the winter! Many of the trails are easy enough for kids to tackle too!

Seriously, this is now my favorite Maryland State Park! There are 4 amazing waterfalls in a very kid friendly hike that is less than 2 miles long!

Swallow Falls State Park

Muddy Creek Falls

Finally, the piece de resistance! There are some seriously breathtaking views of the falls! There is a wheelchair accessible viewing platform at the top of Muddy Creek Falls!

Herrington Manor State Park

There are 12 mile of hiking trails inside Herrington Manor State Park. There are four main trails that range from easy to moderate difficulty.