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Rocky Gap State Park

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Lake Habeeb in the winter

Rocky Gap [1] 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.




Flora and fauna[edit]


Get in[edit]

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


Free entrance.

Get around[edit]


  • Aviary.
  • Nature Center.


The most popular activities are fishing/boating on Lake Habeeb (non-motorized boats are available for rental) and, of course, the golf course. Hiking is another possibility, with plenty of short trails, as well as 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[edit]

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



  • Rocky Gap Lodge, [2]. The nice, cushy lodge is right on Lake Habeeb.

In addition to the lodge, the State Park Service operates a 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.


The park service operates 278 individual campsites.


Not available.

Stay safe[edit]

Get out[edit]

Routes through Rocky Gap State Park
MorgantownCumberland  W noframe E  HancockEND

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