• Heritage Area At a Glance 

  • Swallow Falls State Park


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    About Us

    6 mi north of Oakland, Swallow Falls State Park stretches 257 acres and contains some of Maryland's most breathtaking scenery and waterfalls including Tolliver Falls and, Maryland's highest waterfall at a crashing 53 feet, Muddy Creek Falls.

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

    **PLEASE NOTE: Effective April 12, 2024 - Maryland State Parks announced that Swallow Falls State Park will be closed until further notice due to an issue with the culvert at the bridge on the park entrance road. Maryland Department of Natural Resources will update their webpage (link above) when they have further information.**


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  • 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, Sarah Duck, Garrett County Chamber of Commerce