Deep Creek Lake State Park

Deep Creek Lake State Park DockBoat Ramp

The boat launch area at Deep Creek Lake State Park is open 24 hours a day weather permitting. Visitors may call the park’s headquarters, the Discovery Center or the park duty ranger (240-405-9827) ahead of time to see if the boat ramp is open during the winter. Overnight slip use is available only to Deep Creek Lake State Park campers on a first come, first serve basis.

Visitors should be prepared to pay the launch ramp fee each time the ramp is used or display a valid lake use permit or Maryland State Park pass in the windshield.

Features at the ramp include:

  • Four vehicle capacity launch area
  • No overnight docking except for park campers
  • Overnight/extended day parking area
  • Registration at park headquarters required
  • ADA accessible boat trailer parking
  • ADA accessible restrooms
  • Pump out station
  • Two ADA accessible fishing piers
  • Fishing access

To learn more about the lake visit the Deep Creek Lake Natural Resources Management Area webpage.​