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Western Region

     Attractions & Campgrounds

          Visit the majestic mountain side of Maryland,
     where outdoor adventure beckons from every direction!

     The Western Region of Maryland consists of Garrett
     and Allegany counties. Following are some of the lead-
     ing attractions of this region.

     Adventure Sports Center International: A one stop adrenaline
     spot – rock climbing, kayaking, hiking, rafting. World’s only artificial
     mountaintop whitewater course. (877) 300-2724

     C&O Canal National Historical Park Visitor Center: The C&O Canal
     follows the route of the Potomac River for 184.5 miles from Washing-
     ton, D.C. to Cumberland, MD. A tunnel cuts through 3,118' of solid
     rock, continuous trail through spectacular scenery. (301) 722-8226

     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: The Cumberland or National Road was
     constructed, from 1811 through 1818, to link Cumberland,
       Maryland, with the Ohio River. 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

     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

     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

     Western Maryland Scenic Railroad: Recapture the romance of rail-
     roading’s golden era. Exciting steam excursions. (800) 872-4650
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