National Road Visitors Center to find home near Casselman Bridge

GRANTSVILLE — An icon of Deep Creek Lake from a bygone era will soon have a new life.

The former Deep Creek Visitors Center, which at one time was located along U.S. 219 beside Johnny’s Bait House (which closed in 2003,) has been reclaimed by Mike Dreisbach and Jan Russell, along with Paul Edwards, director of secondary education for Garrett County. It will be used as the National Road Visitors Center, and will be placed near the Casselman Bridge. For more information click here

Deep Creek Lake, Garrett County offer Spring 3-2-1 promotion


“The 3-2-1 promotion is a terrific way to save on your spring trip to the Deep Creek Lake area and Garrett County,” said Sarah Duck, director of tourism and marketing for the Garrett County Chamber of Commerce. “With discounts on both lodging and area activities, visitors will be sure to find a discount offer to suit their vacation.”

The 3-2-1 promotion includes lodging offers from Carmel Cove inn at Deep Creek Lake, Haley Farm Inn & Retreat Center, Railey Mountain Lake Vacations, Savage River Lodge, Ski Cove #3, Taylor-Made Deep Creek Vacations & Sales, and The Lodge at Wisp. Discounted activity offers are available from Fun Unlimited and Garrett Lakes Arts Festival.

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Deep Creek Lake Boating

• Know and obey the rules.
• Display required dock number plate and use the nearest
number to identify your location in an emergency event.
• Be attentive and look out for others.
• Control your speed and dock slowly—boats have no brakes.
• Navigate carefully into narrow coves and watch for restrictions.
• Watch your wake. You’re responsible for damage it may cause.
• Never swim near a running engine.
• Always sit in a moving boat—never on it.
• Be respectful of Natural Resources Police officers, who are
there for your safety.
• Control personal watercraft speed safely—jet drives have
no steering when you cut power. Keep required distances
from other boats, docks and the shore.
• When overtaking another boat from behind, the boat in
front has the right of way.
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New Listing 285 Cherry Heights Lane

Big views of the ski slopes and Deep Creek Lake from this 4BR 3.5BA chalet! Private setting, yet centrally located to Wisp resort and area activities. Features include multiple fireplaces (one propane and one wood burning), multiple decks, eat-in kitchen, open living area, game room, spacious master suite/loft and hot tub. Established vacation rental with Taylor-Made DCV&S – “Tranquility”

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New Listing 139 Oak Hall Drive

Renovated 3 BR, 1.5 BA home, walking distance to high school, dining & grocery store. Over 2100sf, this home has plenty of space and has been lovingly cared for. Too many features to mention! Modern eat-in kitchen, hardwood floors, multiple living areas, remodeled bathrooms, fenced-in backyard, covered porch area and attached garage/workshop, efficient hot water baseboard heat, low heating bills!



209 Heron Cove West Price Improvement

4/5 BR ‘split-lakefront’ chalet with 200ft of waterfront and 2 single dockslips through the HOA. Small, unused common area separates the 2 lots. Well-maintained home features wood floors, exposed beams, gas fireplace, private yard space, paved driveway & over-sized garage. Lakefront lot #20 can be built on. Owner has ATV trails on his property, as well as an outdoor fire-pit!

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Hearings scheduled for State Lakes Protection Fund bills

ANNAPOLIS — The Senate Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs Committee has scheduled a public hearing for Senate Bill 501, “State Lakes Protection and Restoration Fund — Purpose, Use, and Funding — Alterations,” for 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13, in Annapolis.

SB 501 calls for the governor to include $3 million for the fund in the annual budget, beginning with Fiscal Year 2020 and each fiscal year thereafter.

Deep Creek Lake is the largest of Maryland’s 16 owned/operated lakes.

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New Listing 234 Lake Pointe Drive

The ultimate location for a vacation home – right on the water and near the base of the ski slopes and golf course! This 4BR/3BA log home is in desirable Lake Pointe community. Chalet style with inviting fireplace & a spacious upper and lower deck areas. Deep Creek Lake & dock slip in the front & HUGE views of Wisp Resort out the back! Successful vacation rental property “Mountain Memories”.

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Price Improvement 508 Lake Forest Drive

Peaceful wooded waterfront with gentle slope to lake offers deep-water Type A private dock. Enjoy four-season beauty of the lake, sun and moonrises by a wood-burning fireplace or from the expansive lakeside deck. Architect/Owner incorporated natural cedar and dry-stacked stone into low-maintenance design; 3 master suites (4BR/4.5BA), ample parking and hot tub ~’rental-ready~ if desired! Must see!

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