Rocky Gap is a big state park in Allegany County, Western Maryland. It is one of Western Maryland's most popular destinations for its outdoor activities, resort, and golf course.

Lake Habeeb in the winter

Understand

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History

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Landscape

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Flora and fauna

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Climate

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Get in

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From I-68 east of Cumberland, take exit 50 for Pleasant Valley Rd toward Rocky Gap St for the park entrance.

Fees and permits

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Free entrance.

Get around

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  • Aviary.
  • Nature Center.

The most popular activities are fishing and boating on Lake Habeeb (non-motorized boats are available for rental), and the golf course. Hiking is another possibility, with plenty of short trails, one four-mile, and one five-mile hike.

  • Haunted Campground. An annual Halloween event towards the end of October for several nights.

Eat and drink

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The lodge has a nice restaurant, and a bar and grill. Otherwise, it's a picnic!

Sleep

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Lodging

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The State Park Service operates a lodge, and private two-bedroom chalet overlooking the lake, with a minimum two-night stay in low season and minimum seven night stay in high season. $175/night.

Camping

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The park service operates 278 individual campsites.

Backcountry

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Not available.

Stay safe

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Go next

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Routes through Rocky Gap State Park
Morgantown/WashingtonCumberland  W    E  Hancock  ends →   to Hagerstown



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