State parks list events

From The Garrett County Republican

Friday, Dec. 21

Science Room open. Scavenger hunts available all day.

Saturday, Dec. 22

11 a.m., What’s That Reptile? — Come to the Discovery Center to learn about the reptiles and amphibians in the center, and you may have a chance to touch these amazing cold-blooded creatures.

1 p.m., Roving Naturalist — Meet some of the folks that care for the animal ambassadors in the Discovery Center. During this time, live animals will be out for a close-up, hands-on experience.

Sunday, Dec. 23

11 a.m., Snowflake Discovery — Join the naturalist to learn about snowflakes. Make a snowflake craft and try to capture “snowflake prints” if weather permits.

2 p.m., Aviary Feeding — Join us to learn some interesting facts, hear each bird’s story, and watch these amazing raptors eat.

To read the full article click here.

Gov. Hogan: Veterens will get free admission to all state parks

In honor of Veterans Day, Governor Larry Hogan today announced that all military veterans, including residents and non-residents, will be granted free admission and entrance to the network of 72 state parks managed by the Maryland Park Service.

The governor’s announcement directly impacts over 414,000 veterans living in Maryland with the highest concentrations residing in Prince George’s, Anne Arundel, Baltimore and Montgomery counties, and Baltimore City, and the region’s more than 1.4 million veterans

For more information click here.


Casselman River Bridge State Park

Casselman River Bridge State Park is located near Grantsville, Maryland on historic National Road (Route 40). The park spans four acres. It is known for it’s stone bridge, which was one of a kind when it was built in 1813. This park is perfect for anglers, history nuts, and kids. Spruce Forest Artisan Village and Penn Alps Restaurant and Craft Shop are located next to the park.

Grab a picnic basket and enjoy the day in Casselman River Bridge State Park!


For more information, click here or call 301-895-5453.



New listing! 2247 Herrington Manor Rd Oakland – GA8373774 – $191,000 – Walk to State Parks

Brick rancher with plenty of upgrades in an incredible setting! You’ll love driving home – surrounded by horse farms, state forests/parks and some of Garrett County’s most scenic vistas! 3 bedrooms, 2 living areas and 3 acres of level and partially wooded ground. Big views of the mountains from your yard! Detached garage, wooded setting. More here.
Listing Information
Property Type: Single Family-Detached
3 1 Full
130,680 Sq. Ft. 1,800 (approx) 1958
Yes- 1 space 2
School Information
Room Information
Kit-Dining Combo
Interior Features
 Electric Heating, Propane, Other, Forced Air, Other
Full, Other
 None, Other, Lvl Entry-Main
Entry Lvl BR, Fireplace Equip., Other, Other, W/W Carpeting, Washer/Dryer Hookup
Exterior / Lot Features
 Horses Allowed
 1 Garage Spaces, Garage
Brick, Siding
Shows Well
Driving Directions
From Taylo-Made DCV&S, south on Garrett hwy to Oakland. Right on Liberty St., which eventually turns into Herrington Manor Rd, property on left – 2447.