Parks & Forests

Rocky Gap state park

60,000 acres of public lands! Home to State parks and Maryland's largest contiguous State Forest, Maryland's natural beauty is something to be enjoyed by all. Our parks and forests provide an array of recreational amenities sure to please nature lovers.

184.5 miles of adventure from Georgetown to Cumberland, Maryland! Hiking and biking along the towpath are excellent ways to see the park.
A family-friendly park and recreation area with two large playgrounds, several pavilions available for rental, and a Summer Daycamp program.
Dan's Mountain State Park serves as a day use seasonal recreational facility that covers 481 acres and offers a wide variety of wildlife, streams, overlooks and scenic beauty. Not to be missed, Dan's Rock, the highest point in Allegany County.
The recently renovated swimming pool at Frostburg Community Park (200 S. Water St.) is open select hours Memorial Day through Labor Day. The pool is also available for private party rentals outside of normal operating hours.
Welcome to the Frostburg Dog Park. This is YOUR beautiful, well-maintained, fenced off-leash dog park where your dog can exercise in a clean, safe environment and where you can make new friends.
Greenbrier State Park is a multi-use park providing many kinds of recreation. The 42-acre man-made lake and beach draw many visitors who enjoy swimming, canoeing, hiking, picnicking, interpretive programs and nature study.
Green Ridge is full of opportunities for the adventurous including a challenging and scenic mountain biking trail; canoeing, kayaking, and angling on the Potomac River; and backpacking on a 24-mile hiking trail with new Adirondack-style shelters.
New Germany State Park is home to diverse forests with ten miles of multi-use trails and a small lake suitable for fishing, swimming, and non-motorized boating.
Glendenning Recreational Complex is home to multiple ball fields that are used for soccer, baseball, youth football, and more! There is also a playground and walking trail, all for public use.
Rocky Gap State Park offers year-round activities for nature lovers on 3,000 acres of rugged mountain beauty.
‚€œScales & Tales‚€ is an educational program using injured, non-releasable birds of prey and reptiles native to Maryland.