Potomac River Guide Home

Interactive Maps

The Lower Potomac

The Potomac Estuary

Mount Vernon to Reagan Airport

Mall Area

Georgetown to Great Falls

Potomac Piedmont

Upper Potomac

The North Branch

Boat Ramps

Monitoring Sites

Bridges and Ferries

Cruises and Charters

Search Potomac Sites

Rocky Gap State Park

Maryland State Park

A popular state park 7 miles east of Cumberland of Interstate 68, 40 offers mountain scenery, hiking trails, campsites, boat launching, and a swimming beach on a 243-acre lake. The 2,900-acre park is located in a natural saddle between Evitts Mountain and Martin Mountain. A large conference center, hotel, and championship 18-hole golf course were added to the park in 1999. Rocky Gap is known for a large music festival held each summer. The festival includes nationally known country and western stars who perform in a large outdoor arena.

Yelp reviews of Rock Gap State Park are shown below.

Click here for larger map and nearby sites.

Contact Information
Rocky Gap State Park Maryland Dept. of Natural Resources
12500 Pleasant Valley Road
Flintstone MD 21530
301-777-2139
Website