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DEEP CREEK LAKE STATE PARK, MD

Deep Creek Lake
Status: Open through Mon Dec 15 2014   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Sun Sep 20 2015   Later Dates
Site, Loop:BIRCH, BIRCH SHELTER (NO PETS)
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Reservation Window: Sun Sep 21 2014 – Sun Sep 20 2015


Check-in: 8:00 am
  


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Departure date:
Tue Jul 08 2014
Check-out: N/A

Site Details:

  • Site Type: Shelters
  • Site Reserve Type: Site-Specific
  • ADA Accessible: Y
  • Checkin Time: 8:00 am
  • Type of Use: Day
  • Min Num of People: 1
  • Max Num of People: 75
  • Max Num of Vehicles: 19
  • Shade: Partial
  • Lighting: Electric
  • Looking For Category: Day Use
  • Num of Tables: 9
  • Picnic Table: Y
  • Seating Capacity: 75
Photo: BIRCH, BIRCH SHELTER (NO PETS)

Alerts and Important Information

Area

DAY-USE SERVICE CHARGE:

In addition to the Shelter service charge, there is a $3 per person charge into the Park from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day.

$3/vehicle Honor Box charge, Spring & Fall.

Out of State residents add $2 to all service charges.

Senior citizens 62 and older with MD Golden Age Pass are free. Golden Age Pass requires a $10 fee. Information available at: http://dnr2.maryland.gov/publiclands/Pages/goldenage.aspx

WILDLIFE:
The forest land around the campground and day-use area is home to Black Bear. Black Bear sightings are common in the campground. Campers are reminded to keep their site clean at all times by properly disposing of trash and keeping all food items secured. Each campsite has a bear proof food storage locker with 24 cubic feet of storage space with enough room for two standard size coolers and dry goods.

ALCOHOL POLICY:

The consumption or possession of an open container of an alcoholic beverage will be prohibited in all state park areas with the exception of interior areas of full-service cabins,motorhomes, and designated shelters. Permits may be issued upon request by the Park Manager for special events operating under a use agreement.

Alcohol permits will only be issued through a reservation for a designated shelter, or other approved facility. A $35 fee will be charged for each alcohol permit and must be obtained 1-day out prior to arrival. Permits may be revoked for cause by Park Manager, their designee or a Natural Resources Police Officer.

Internet shelter reservations requiring an alcohol permit will need to contact the Call Center at 1-888-432-2267, Mon-Fri, 8 am - 8 pm to make your reservation.

For additional alcohol policy information, visit our web site at:
http://dnr2.maryland.gov/Publiclands/Pages/alcoholfaq.aspx

FIREWOOD RESTRICTION:
Due to the potential threat of the Emerald Ash Borer, the Maryland Department Natural Resources has prohibited the importation of personal firewood into all DNR owned and managed properties. Please do not bring firewood with you from home when visiting a DNR property.

PET POLICY:
Pets are not permitted at the Shelters or Beach, please advise all shelter guests.

Additional Pet Policy Information for designated pet areas can be found at:
http://dnr.maryland.gov/publiclands/pets.asp

PARK EMERGENCIES:
After office hours, Contact PARK WATCH: 1-800-825-PARK (7275)

TRASH FREE:
Maryland State Parks are TRASH FREE. All trash generated by a group must be taken out by the park when they leave. Please bring sufficient large trash bags to accommodate the groups trash. Reduce/Reuse/Recycle.

PARK HOURS:
The park day-use area is open 8:00 am to SUNSET. Visitors using the Shelters must leave the park by Sunset.

SHELTER AMENITIES:
Located next to horseshoe pit. 19 parking spaces. Electric outlets, lights. Fireplace. Grills. Drinking water available at or next to Shelter. Firewood for sale at campground office. Paves access for persons with disabilities. Easy access for caterers. Wateview. Less than 150 ft. from the restrooms. Area around shelter is wooded.

Please do not move picnic tables. Use of tape or staples & placement of signs is not permitted.

PRICING:
Prices are subject to change without notice.

Notes

Area

2013 Shelter Service Charge:

$56.75, Daily + transaction/reservation fee

** Arrival dates earlier than the online-reservation-window may also be available at the campground.