Hiking — Garrett State Forest


This state forest has about 20 miles of hiking trails in between Swallow Falls and Herrington Mannor State Parks. The trails range from relatively flat and easier to intermediate and somewhat steep. Crainsville Swamp nearby also offers hiking in a unique setting.

Directions from Morgantown

Follow Rt. 68 east to exit 14 and Rt. 219. Follow Rt. 219 south 19.5 miles to Mayhew Inn Road (2 miles past Deep Creek). Turn right on Mayhew Inn Road, travel 4.5 miles to end of road. At the stop sign turn left onto Oakland Sang Run Road, travel 0.3 miles to first road on the right which will be Swallow Falls Road. Turn right onto Swallow Falls Road and travel 1.3 miles to Swallow Falls State Park, or 4.5 miles further to Herrington Manor State Park.

Travel Time:

1 hr


Camping, Hiking, Fishing, Whitewater (Top Yough), Whitewater (Upper Yough), Family Play Areas


Garrett State Forest, 1431 Potomac Camp Road, Oakland, MD 21550


(301) 334-2038

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