Canoeing — Savage River Resevoir


This 360 acre reservoir is great for canoeing and fishing as no gasoline motors are allowed.  It is intimate and just right for learning how to canoe and enjoying a relaxing time on the water.  Access is available from the Big Run Campground and at the dam.  

Directions from Morgantown

I 68 into MD. Take exit 22 and follow Chestnut Ridge Rd south to New Germany Rd. Turn left onto New Germany Rd and travel 1.3 miles to New Germany State Park. Continue from here south for 3.8 miles to Big Run Rd on the left. Go 5 miles to Big Run State Park.

Travel Time: 1hr


Camping, Hiking, Canoeing, Mountain Biking, Backpacking, Cross Country Skiing, Swimming


Grantsville, MD 21536

Big Run State Park c/o New Germany State Park, 349 Headquarters Lane


(301) 895-5453

Web resources:

Big Run State Park site

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