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.

Current Surface Temperatures & Weather

The information below shows the current conditions and ‘extreme’ conditions from Deep Creek Lake.The information is being provided courtesy of Garrett College.

Check in on Deep Creek Anytime!

This webcam is positioned at the very popular Lakeside Creamery and looks out over one of the widest parts of the lake! Check on current conditions any time.

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


The Deep Creek Watershed Foundation was founded in 2016 with the primary goal of raising funds to finance projects and initiatives to further implement the Watershed Management Plan which will preserve and protect the Deep Creek Watershed. There are many important projects taking place right now, and you can choose which initiatives to support.

Help Preserve & Protect Deep Creek Lake and the Watershed