• Heritage Area At a Glance 

  • Youghiogheny River


    LakesParks, Nature Centers & Recreation

    About Us

    In the heart of the Laurel Highlands and spanning the Mason-Dixon Line is the Youghiogheny River. Experience the clean water and mountainous terrain, which provide an unsurpassed setting for outdoor recreation.

    The lake is 16 miles long and covers 2,840 acres. Visitors can camp, fish, motorboat, jet ski, sail, picnic and many other activities. Mill Run Access Area offers a Visitor Center, camping, boat launch, swimming facility and more.

    For more information, call 301-746-5248.
    Federal Lake: Corps of Engineers Office, 814 395-3166


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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