Dans Mountain State Park in Lonaconing, Maryland

Dans Mountain State Park is a day-use State Park located in Allegany County, Maryland. This large park covers over 481 acres and offers a huge variety of activities for visitors. Placed on a 16-mile stretch of mountain, the Dans Mountain State Park is named after Danial Cresap who was one of the very first settlers […]

Big Run State Park in Maryland

Big Run State Park is located in Grantsville, Maryland a little south of the Pennsylvania border. The park is a major hub for camping in the state. It is over 300 acres in size and offers a lot of activities for casual and avid outdoorsmen. The park is home to Savage River Reservoir which offers […]

Step Back in History at the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Park

In a simpler time waterways provided a lifeline to communities throughout the nation, helping them bring their crops to market and trade with nearby villages.  The unique Chesapeake and Ohio Canal national park is a testament to the importance of these waterways, and visitors can relive history as they visit. Stretching some 184-1/2 miles, the […]