Big Run State Park

Big Run State Park starts at the mouth of Savage River Reservoir. The 300 acre state park is surrounded by the Savage River State Forest.

The park offers camping areas with easy access to fishing, boating, and hiking.

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


Moonshine Classic 10k Saturday – Big Run State Park

BIG RUN STATE PARK — Local running club Queen City Striders will hold the Moonshine Classic 10k Run and 2-Mile Walk on Saturday starting at 8 a.m. at Big Run State Park in Garrett County.

The 10k course (6.2 miles) is a double out-and-back trek that runs along Savage River Road. The starting line and registration activities will take place near the pavilion at the intersection of Big Run Road and Savage River Road. Race-day registration will be available at a cost of $15. Race day T-shirts will be available while they last. Registration will begin at 6:45 a.m. and run until 7:45 a.m. Awards will be given to the top overall male and female and the top three finishers in several age groups in the 10k run, and overall male and female as well as first male and female over 60 years old for the 2-mile walk. This race is run to provide funding for the numerous races and events put on by the Queen City Striders throughout the year.

Following the race and awards ceremony, the Striders will hold their annual club picnic at the pavilion near the starting line. The club will provide meat and drinks and those planning to attend are asked to bring something for all to enjoy. All are welcome, and participation in the race is not required to attend the picnic.

For more information, contact race director David Ritchie during evenings at 301-876-4985. For more information about the Queen City Striders, e-mail or visit

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