Deep Creek Lake State Park

Deep Creek Lake State Park DockBoat Ramp

The boat launch area at Deep Creek Lake State Park is open 24 hours a day weather permitting. Visitors may call the park’s Headquarters or the Discovery Center ahead of time to see if the boat ramp is open during the winter. Overnight slip use is available only to Deep Creek Lake State Park campers on a first come, first serve basis.

Visitors should be prepared to pay the launch ramp fee each time the ramp is used or display a valid lake use permit or Maryland State Park pass in the windshield.

Features at the ramp include:

  • Four vehicle capacity launch area
  • No overnight docking except for park campers
  • Overnight/extended day parking area
  • Registration at park headquarters required
  • ADA accessible boat trailer parking
  • Restrooms- ADA accessible
  • Pump out station
  • Two fishing piers-ADA accessible
  • Fishing access

To learn more about the lake visit the Deep Creek Lake Natural Resources Management Area webpage.