How many miles are there in Deep Creek?
Deep Creek area loop hikes include Juney Whank Falls (0.6 mile), Three Waterfalls Loop (2.4 miles), and Deep Creek-Indian Creek Loop (4.4 miles). Longer loop hikes are also possible. Trails to the waterfalls start from the large parking area at the end of Deep Creek Road (across the creek from Deep Creek Campground).
Is it safe to swim in Deep Creek?
Directions: To get to Deep Creek, head to Bryson City, NC and follow the signs three miles to Deep Creek. Swimming and tubing are not recommended in park waters. Serious water-related injuries occur every year in the park and drowning is the second leading cause of death in the park. Additional water safety information.
Where is Swallow Falls State Park in Maryland?
Located nine miles north of Oakland, MD is Swallow Falls State Park. This park stretches 257 acres and is a must-see on your trip to Deep Creek Lake. It features beautiful scenery all year round, plus many options for activities. The Youghiogheny Riven flows along its border creating rapids and waterfalls along the way.
When is the best time to visit Deep Creek waterfalls?
Allow about an hour and a half to enjoy a leisurely visit to Deep Creek’s trio of waterfalls. Imagine what is was like for families that lived in this beautiful spot before the National park was built. Deep Creek is beautiful any time of the year. Enjoy this video tour of Deep Creek’s three waterfalls with spring wildflowers. © GSMA 2011.
How to get a reservation for Deep Creek?
Reservations are available by calling (877) 444-6777 or visiting https://www.recreation.gov • Hiking: Around 2 miles of walking will acquaint you with beautiful Deep Creek and three pretty waterfalls. Deep Creek area loop hikes include Juney Whank Falls (0.6 mile), Three Waterfalls Loop (2.4 miles), and Deep Creek-Indian Creek Loop (4.4 miles).
When was the Deep Creek National Park built?
Deep Creek trail was one of the first trails constructed by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the newly legislated National Park in the early 1930s. The current Deep Creek Campground was also the site of the Deep Creek CCC Camp from 1933 to 1936. Click or tap below for more information.
Where are the campsites at Deep Creek National Park?
Longer loop hikes are also possible. Trails to the waterfalls start from the large parking area at the end of Deep Creek Road (across the creek from Deep Creek Campground). There are several designated backcountry campsites along Deep Creek Trail.