Garrett State Forest


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


Garrett State Forest is located in Garrett Co. MD, just east of Preston Co, WV. (Google directions below).  


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

Web resources:

MD DNR Western Potomac Garrett State Forest

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