This mountain park is located nine miles north of Oakland, Maryland and contains some of Maryland's most breathtaking scenery. The Youghiogheny River flows along the park's borders, passing through shaded rocky gorges and creating rippling rapids. Muddy Creek Falls is a crashing 53-foot waterfall a spectacular sight. Tall hemlocks dominate the silent woods. The meandering trails through Swallow Falls guide hikers to some of the most breath-taking scenery in Western Maryland. Muddy Creek Falls The Youghiogheny River and Muddy Creek are white water rivers that contain severe natural hazards, such as waterfalls, violent rapids, swift currents, deep pools, underwater hydraulics, cold water, slippery rocks and rough terrain. Injuries and deaths have occurred in and around these waters. Visitors should be alert for these hazards and EXERCISE CAUTION to protect themselves and any children from potentially life threatening accidents. Remember, you are responsible for having the necessary skills, knowledge and equipment for a safe and environmentally sensitive visit.

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1 month ago

Seeing three waterfalls on one short easy hike perfect reward after a long car ride!

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2 months ago

A must see if you're staying in the Deep Creek area.

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2 months ago

pleasant, not difficult trail...can get a little busy

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2 months ago

Loved it. It's like walking through something out of a story book. Lots of waterfalls to see and super kid friendly. We took our little one in a pack. Went on the weekend, was not even too crowded. Very family fun trail!

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3 months ago

Beautiful views the entire trail!

Easy for all to enjoy and the falls look fabulous

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3 months ago

beautiful place, cool waterfalls, trout fishing n swimming