• Loch Lynn Wetland Trail
  • Sharing our Heritage

  • Casselman Inn on the Historic National Road
  • Authentic History

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  • Gateway to the West

    Garrett County, the westernmost county in Maryland, is a region rich in history and natural resources.  The state recognizes its importance and certified it as one of thirteen such areas in Maryland. Explore our heritage and discover why.

  • Heritage Spotlight

    Garrett County Celtic Festival

    June 3 | 11am - 8pm | Friendsville Community Park, Friendsville, MD

    The Garrett County Celtic Festival celebrates the heritage, arts, and culture of the Appalachian immigrants from Scotland, Ireland, Wales, and Brittany. We are excited to bring the festival to the bonnie banks of the Youghiogheny River at Friendsville's town park for the second year. We look forward to meeting you.

    Music: Dublin 5 | IONA | Aurora Celtic | Lynne Dale | Greg Latta

    Duffy School of Irish Dance  •  Potomac Highlands Scottish Country Dancers  •  Highland Athletic Games  •  Pipe & Drum Bands  • Shepherding  •  Artisan Marketplace  •  Children's Activities  •  Food & Fun

    Click for more information.

  • Garrett County's Location

  • Upcoming Events

  • Download our FREE Heritage App today!

    Available on Android and Apple devices, visitors and residents can download heritage related tours that takes them on a step by step journey around the county. Search Garrett Heritage Area in the Google Play Store or iTunes App Store to locate and download for FREE. Tours include fall foliage, barn quilts, trails, and our heritage area themes. Directions guide visitors to each stop and are available offline, perfect if your phone drops service.

    Download today to start exploring.