New Germany State Park Information

Location:

​Garrett County

New Germany State Park
349 Headquarters Lane
Grantsville MD 21536


Contact:

Driving Directions:

From Baltimore:
West on I-70 to Hancock. Pick up I-68 and travel through Cumberland, Maryland. Continue west to Exit 22. Turn left at the end of the exit ramp onto Chestnut Ridge Road. Pass Comfort Inn and follow Chestnut Ridge Road for three miles to New Germany Road. Turn left and travel two miles to the New Germany State Park entrance on left. Park headquarters office is on the right before entering the park. Travel time about three hours.

From Washington, D.C.:
Take 270 north to Frederick, Maryland. Pick up I-70 west and follow directions above for Baltimore. Travel time about 3.5 hours.

From Pittsburgh/Morgantown:
Take I-79 to I-68 east. Follow I-68 into Maryland to Exit 22 at Comfort Inn. Turn right at the end of the exit ramp onto Chestnut Ridge Road. Travel about three miles to New Germany Road. Turn left and travel two miles to the New Germany State Park entrance on left. Travel time about one hour from Morgantown and two hours from Pittsburgh.


Hours of Operation:

8 a.m. to Sunset​

Certain activities are permitted outside of the regular park hours (e.g. fishing, boat launch, hunting where permitted). Please check with the park before your visit if you plan to engage in an activity which requires you to be in the park before or after the posted hours.


Hunting Policy:
  • No Hunting
  • Hunting permitted in adjacent State Forest

Pet Policy:
  • Pets are allowed in Hemlock camp loop
  • Pets allowed in cabins #3-7
  • Pets are allowed on trails (except for groomed trails during cross-country ski season)
  • Pets are allowed in day-use area and lake (except for sandy portion of swimming beach area from Memorial Day weekend until after Labor Day)