Fall is Calling...
Experience Mountain Maryland
While crisp mountain air and vistas of vibrant foliage are reasons enough for a fall mountain getaway, consider a whole mountain of brilliant reasons to experience autumn in Allegany County, the Mountain Side of Maryland.
The Mountains are Calling
Our mountains put on a colorful display as the Autumn season rolls around. Vibrant colors of orange, red, and yellow blanket our mountainside and welcome you in, but it isn't just this seasonal goodwill from Mother Nature that makes getaways to Allegany County, the Mountain Side of Maryland, enjoyable. With over 60,000 acres of public land, our parks and forest are playgrounds for outdoor enthusiasts looking to break away to the outdoors. Named one of National Geographics, "Top Fall Trips in the World," the Great Allegheny Passage winds through 150 miles of scenic landscapes, before connecting to the historic 184.5 miles C&O Canal Towpath. Together or individually, these international trails shine in the fall. Recognized by the Travel Channel as one of "20 Terrific Train Trips for the Family," the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad is a picturesque heritage trail experience that simply cannot be skipped. Plus, with a diverse food scene, arts and culture, historical sites, and more, the reasons are in place for you to make Mountain Maryland your next fall destination.