The Deep Creek Lake Area

Generations of families have been drawn to this four-season destination, with its stunning landscape, freshwater lake, wild and mild rivers, unique local art scene, and charming small towns. From adventure seekers and outdoor explorers to history buffs and music lovers, Deep Creek Lake vacations offer something for everyone.

The possibilities for things to do at Deep Creek Lake are seemingly endless. There are majestic mountains, pristine forests, championship golf courses, scenic hiking and biking trails, downhill and cross-country skiing, boating, fishing, and more. Painting a vibrant sense of place, galleries, museums, and the Performing Arts Center highlight the local creative spirit along with Garrett County’s heritage.

You name it, you can experience it here.

Deep Creek Lake Summer Vacations

Summer is a favorite time for Deep Creek Lake vacations!

From boating and swimming to kayaking and paddle boarding, families will find nearly endless opportunities for on-the-water fun at Timber Rock Village.

Throughout the area, there are lots of ways to explore the outdoors at state parks. Plus, fun events, outdoor concerts, golf, ziplines, July 4th fireworks, mini golf, and the county fair offer something for every member of your crew.

Deep Creek Lake Fall Vacations

Discover the beauty of autumn at the lake!

Warm days, cool nights, and vibrant foliage make fall a popular time to visit the Deep Creek Lake area. 

Fill your days with hiking or biking, and return to Timber Rock Village for a cozy evening by your fire pit under starry mountain skies.

There are a variety of events that celebrate the beauty of the season including the world famous Autumn Glory Festival. Parades, craft shows, music, and food draw leaf peepers to the area year after year. 

Deep Creek Lake Winter Vacations

Experience winter fun in the mountains of Western Maryland!

Within minutes from Timber Rock Village, you can hit the slopes at Wisp Resort. Their 33 slopes and trails offer terrain for all ability levels. Not a skier or snowboarder? Try snow tubing instead! 

Fresh snowfall transforms state parks into winter wonderlands where you can cross country ski, snowshoe, or go sledding.

When you need to warm up, the hot tub at your Timber Rock Village vacation rental home will do the trick!

Deep Creek Lake Spring Vacations

Savor the quieter days of spring!

Spring is a time to experience the Deep Creek Lake area at a slower pace. As the weather warms up, you will feel like you have state park hiking trails all to yourself. It is a great time to travel with your pet too. Dogs are allowed in more areas of the parks during the spring months.

Get a taste of small town charm in downtown Oakland's historic district where you can shop classic vinyl or antiques before grabbing a bite at a unique eatery.

Some folks prefer simply staying home and enjoying the hot tub, fire pit, or arcade games at their Timber Rock Village home.