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Things to Do at Deep Creek Lake

Mountain Coaster - at Wisp Resort is an alpine slide rollercoaster down the mountain, open year-round, it twists, turns, dips, and rolls for 3,500 feet downhill.

White Water Rafting - at Adventure Sports Center International.

Miniature golf, laser tag, arcade, bumper car, go-carts, climbing wall at Deep Creek Fun Zone or Funland

Arcade at FunUnlimited

Deep Creek Axe Throwing Company - fun activity, also has a bar.


Monkey Business Adventure Park - ropes course with zip line, offers also kid-friendly aerial adventures on the Chipmunk Challenge course for ages four and up.

Marsh Mountain Mining Company - discover treasures for age 2+, there is also a playground

Deep Creek Pottery - create a handmade keepsake

Track and Yaks in Frostburg - with these unique RAIL BIKES you will pedal alongside the Great Allegheny Passage hiking and biking trail along the mountain ridge. Rail biking is not physically strenuous so you can appreciate the spectacular mountain views and railroad history as you coast on by.


Geocaching Treasure Hunt - go for a day of hiking and exploring. Geocaching is an outdoor treasure hunt game using GPS-enabled devices to navigate coordinates and attempt to find the hidden geocache, a hidden container with contents to share. There are about 75 around Deep Creek Lake.


The Studio at Marsh Hill - take a crafting or art class and make a keepsake.


Simon Pearce Tour - is an upscale glass and crafts place. Watch glassblowers create pieces handmade at the Simon Pearce factory in Oakland.


Spruce Forest Artisan Village - a little bit of history, strolling outdoors, and shopping all rolled into one. Visit Penn Alps restaurant and Cornucopia Cafe, to get a bite to eat.


Alpaca Acres Farm and Fiber - meet and greet the alpacas, attend one of the family-friendly events, reserve a campfire, and spend some time together enjoying the outdoor farm activities.


Discovery Center at Deep Creek Lake State Park - an educational venue with hands-on exhibits that focus on the natural resources of Western Maryland Deep.


Creek Lavender Farm - try everything lavender and enjoy the gorgeous field. Pastoral scenery is truly breathtaking. The kids can pick their own bouquet, and you can also visit their farm store that is stocked with lots of lavender-based products.

CHAIRLIFT RIDE at Wisp Resort. Ride the chairlift to the top of the mountain at Wisp for beautiful lake views. When you get to the top, walk to the Adventure Sports Center International and watch whitewater rafters.


Discovery Center at Deep Creek Lake State Park - an educational venue with hands-on exhibits that focus on the natural resources of Western Maryland Deep.


Petting zoo at Schoolhouse Earth. Adults can do a little shopping at this eclectic store while the little ones check out the llamas, goats, and chickens at the petting zoo.


Laurel Caverns - the largest cave in Pennsylvania, about 50 min away from Chalet Alpenglow.

Branch Bender Cidery - schedule a tasting of local cider at this beautiful farm.


Oakland B&O Railroad Museum - learn about Oakland history.


Wilderness Voyagers - offer white water rafting in Ohiopyle, PA down the Youghiogheny RiverIts about an hour away from Deep Creek.


All Earth Eco Tours - offers kayaking and hiking tours, snowshoeing, yoga, nature events, and winter hikes.


Yorkie Acres Farm - small family farm offering farm tours


OMG Relax - fully-clothed and touchless massage.


The Alley - bowling, music, video, entertainment, arcade, pool, and shuffleboard fun, in Oakland, about 20min away.


Hovatter's Wildlife Zoo - in Kingwood, WV is a great Zoo for the kids. A little bit of a drive but worth the trip.


Fallingwater - dramatically sited over a waterfall, Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater is considered the best all-time work of American Architecture, about 1 hour away from the house, in PA.

Map - this map was created by a local adventurist, Chris Nichols, and has many great trails and other points of interest.

You can also buy his paper map at

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