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  • Mountain Maryland Gateway to the West Heritage Area
  • Garrett County, Gateway to the West Garrett County, Gateway to the West

    Garrett County, the westernmost county in Maryland, is a region rich in history, culture 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 Spotlights

    Click on the tabs below to view each spotlight.

  • 51st Autumn Glory Festival

    October 11 - 14, 2018 | Locations throughout Garrett County

    The annual Autumn Glory Festival is a five-day celebration of autumn that celebrates the beauty of the local fall foliage. From Wednesday through Sunday, the area offers a wide variety of things to do indoors or outdoors. The Festival includes two large parades, concerts, band competitions, art exhibits, antique & craft shows and much more!

    Learn more about our Turkey Trail & Fall Foliage Driving tours!

    For more information, please visit: www.visitdeepcreek.com/51st-annual-autumn-glory-festival

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  • Our new 2018 driving tours are here! Click to view directions and maps. Thank you to Ledo Pizza and Humberson Homes for their support of the driving tours!

  • 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.