New Germany State Park

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New Germany State Park
Maryland State Park
Country United States
State Maryland
County Garrett
Elevation 2,477 ft (755 m) [1]
Coordinates 39°38.0′N 79°7.3′W / 39.6333°N 79.1217°W / 39.6333; -79.1217Coordinates: 39°38.0′N 79°7.3′W / 39.6333°N 79.1217°W / 39.6333; -79.1217 [1]
Area 455 acres (184.1 ha) [2]
Owner Maryland Department of Natural Resources
IUCN category V - Protected Landscape/Seascape
Nearest city Grantsville, Maryland
Location of New Germany State Park in Maryland
Website: New Germany State Park

New Germany State Park is a 455-acre (184 ha) Maryland state park adjacent to Savage River State Forest in Garrett County.

Activities and amenities[edit]

  • Lake: The park's 13-acre (5.3 ha) lake is used for boating (electric motors), canoeing, fishing and swimming. A boat launch and kayak rentals are available.
  • Trails: The park has 10 miles (16 km) of multi-use trails for hiking, biking and cross-country skiing.
  • Accommodations: The park offers 11 rental cabins and 48 unimproved campsites.
  • There is also a nature center, campfire programs, snack bar, picnicking facilities, shelters, and sites of historic interest.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "New Germany State Park Dam". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 1992-09-01. Retrieved 2009-07-18. 
  2. ^ "FY2013 DNR Owned Lands Acreage Report" (PDF). Maryland DNR. Retrieved December 2, 2013. 
  3. ^ "New Germany State Park". Maryland DNR. Retrieved December 2, 2013. 


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