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.
To learn more about the lake visit the Deep Creek Lake Natural Resources Management Area webpage.
580 Taylor Ave., Annapolis MD 21401
Call toll-free in *Maryland* at 1-877-620-8DNR (8367)
Out of State: 410-260-8DNR (8367)