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Western Region

     Attractions & Campgrounds

          Visit the majestic mountain side of Maryland,
     where outdoor adventure beckons from every direction!
     Attractions of the Western Region
     Adventure Sports Center International: One stop adrenaline spot
     – rock climbing, kayaking, hiking, rafting. World’s only artificial
     mountaintop whitewater course. (877) 300-2724
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     Backbone Mountain: Highest point in Maryland, at 3,360 ft. A 1 /4
     mile  forested  trail  offers  a  moderate  40-minute  climb  to  the
       summit. (301) 334-1948
     C&O Canal National Historical Park Visitor Center: Tunnel cuts
     through 3,118' of solid rock, continuous trail through spectacular
     scenery. (301) 722-8226
     Constitution Park: Public park, large playground, museum and
       amphitheater for summer concerts. (301) 722-2000
     Cranesville Sub-Arctic Swamp: Left behind by the ice age, this
       forest bog offers unique animal and plant life easily observed from
     6 trails and a ¼ mile boardwalk over the swamp. (301) 387-4386
     Deep Creek Lake State Park: Largest freshwater lake in Maryland;
     home to black bears, bobcats and wild turkeys, 3900 acres, 12
     miles long with 65 miles of shoreline. (301) 387-7067
     Great Allegheny Passage: This spectacular hiking and biking trail
     links to the C&O Canal Towpath, creating a continuous, off-road
     trail experience 320 miles from Washington, DC to near Pittsburgh.
     Marvel at fantastic railroad structures as the trail follows the route
     of the historic Western Maryland Railroad. (301) 777-2161
     La Vale Toll Gate House: Listed in the National Register of Historical
     Places, the La Vale Toll Gate House, built in 1835-1836, is the only
     tollgate on National Road in Maryland. (301) 729-3047                                                  l
     Rocky Gap State Park: Nestled in a saddle between two moun-
     tains, 243 acre lake, an 18 hole golf course, 3,000 acres of public
     land, and a casino. (301) 722-1480
     Sideling Hill Wildlife Management Area: 3100 acres, dramatic
     rock formations, scenic cliffs. (301) 842-2702
     Spruce Forest Artisan Village: Artisans work in their galleries and studios
     located in ancient log cabins set in the Spruce Forest. (301) 895-3332
     Swallow Falls State Park: Includes Muddy Creek Falls, Maryland’s
     highest waterfall. (301) 387-6938
     Tri-State  Zoological  Park: Family  operated  zoo  featuring  many
       rescued wildlife, from Siberian Tigers to African Lions. (301) 724-2400
     Western Maryland Scenic Railroad: Recapture the romance of rail-
     roading’s golden era. Exciting steam excursions. (800) 872-4650
     Wisp Ski Resort: Four season ski, golf and recreational resort. Cross
     country skiing, mountain coaster, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, ice
     fishing, shopping, and dining. (301) 387-4000
     Western Maryland’s Campground Locations
     Double G Ranch: From Rt. 68 Exit 14-A to 219 South, 12 /2 miles
     to Mosser Road, East  /2 mile on Mosser Road.
     Little Orleans Campground: From I-68 to Exit 68, Orleans Road
     South 6 miles.
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