Herrington Manor State Park

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Coordinates: 39°27′12″N 79°27′04″W / 39.45333°N 79.45111°W / 39.45333; -79.45111
Herrington Manor State Park
Maryland State Park
Named for: Abijah Herrington[1]
Country United States
State Maryland
County Garrett
Elevation 2,477 ft (755 m) [2]
Coordinates 39°27′12″N 79°27′04″W / 39.45333°N 79.45111°W / 39.45333; -79.45111 [2]
Area 365 acres (148 ha) [3]
Established 1964 [4]
Owner Maryland Department of Natural Resources
IUCN category V - Protected Landscape/Seascape
Nearest city Oakland, Maryland
Location of Herrington Manor State Park in Maryland
Website: Herrington Manor State Park

Herrington Manor State Park is a Maryland state parks on 365 acres (148 ha) in Garrett County. The focal point of the park is a 53-acre (21 ha) lake formed by the damming of Herrington Creek. Development of the park began in the 1930s as a project of the Civilian Conservation Corps. Herrington Manor was established as a state park in 1964 and offers visitors swimming, fishing, boating, hiking, and 20 rental cabins.[4] The adjacently located Swallow Falls State Park is managed in conjunction with Herrington Manor.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Herrington Manor State Park". Deep Creek Hospitality. Retrieved 2009-07-18. 
  2. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Herrington Manor State Park
  3. ^ "FY2013 DNR Owned Lands Acreage Report". Maryland DNR. Retrieved November 26, 2013. 
  4. ^ a b "Herrington Manor State Park". Maryland DNR. Retrieved November 26, 2013. 

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