Deep Creek Watershed Foundation

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Deep Creek Lake is more than just a body of water - it's a way of life. Nestled in the mountains of Western Maryland, Deep Creek Lake attracts thousands of visitors every year. Located only 2 hours from Pittsburgh, PA,  and 3 hours from Baltimore, MD and Washington, D.C., Deep Creek is the perfect getaway destination. 

Deep Creek Fast Facts

  • 69 Miles of Shoreline

  • 3,900 Acres of Lake Surface Area

  • 41,000 Acre Watershed

  • Created in 1925

  • Largest Freshwater Lake in Maryland

  • Controlled by a Hydroelectric Dam

  • Owned by the State of Maryland