• Heritage Area At a Glance 

  • Savage River State Forest


    Forests & ParksCampingParks, Nature Centers & RecreationTrails

    About Us

    This is the largest of Maryland's State Forests and contains over 53,000 acres of forestland, streams and wildlife habitat for your enjoyment. This forest is located in Garrett County and forms part o

    Visit parkreservations.maryland.gov or call 1.888.432.2267 for camping information.


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    Monroe Run Overlook
    Monroe Run Overlook in the Fall
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    Monroe Run Overlook
    Monroe Run Overlook in the Fall
  • Get in touch

Mountain Maryland Gateway to the West Heritage Area

 15 Visitors Center Dr., McHenry, MD 21541

 301. 387.5238


  • This project has been financed in part with State Funds from the Maryland Heritage Areas Authority, an instrumentality of the State of Maryland.
    However, project contents or opinions do not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the Maryland Heritage Areas Authority.

  • Photo Credits: Tim Jacobsen, Bob Carney, Marcia Warnick, Sarah Myers, Crede Calhoun, Higher Focus Studios, Garrett Historical Society, Garrett County Chamber of Commerce