Your Guide to Spring

Welcome to our Mountain Maryland guide to all things Spring, where you will find an abundance of outdoor recreation opportunities, cultural experiences, festivals, and fun or the whole family right here in Allegany County, the Mountain Side of Maryland.

We welcome you to experience our world-class trails, 60,000 acres of public land between our four state parks and forests, waterways perfect for kayaking and canoeing, cultural festivals featuring food, music, and art, and our heritage that dates back to the era of George Washington! Use this guide to find the perfect place to stay, outfitters to help you gear up for adventure, and discover a festival perfect for you or the whole family. 

Mountain Biking

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Train rides and byways and ice cream, OH MY! Beyond the festivals and outdoor delights, there are a host of other passive and active recreation activities perfect the whole family. Here are a few of our favorites can't-miss activities to consider on your next visit. 


Whether it is hiking, biking, or our waterways, Mountain Maryland offers miles of…

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Music events, festivals, historical experiences, artistic opportunities and so much…