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Dans Mountain State Park

​​ UPDATE (4/14/23): The Dans Mountain Pool and bathhouse are currently under renovation and are expected to reopen on or around July 1, 2023. We apologize for the delay. For questions, please call 301-895-5453.

Update (May 2022): ​A new hiking and mountain biking trail​ is now complete at Dans Mountain State Park and open for public use. Parking is available at the swimming pool area, and the trail can be accessed near the Daniel Cresap monument. The trail is approximately five miles in length and is rated moderate in difficulty with some challenging sections due to the variability of terrain and changes in elevation. Please exercise good judgement for the first few weeks as new trails can be fragile and more-easily damaged by use after wet weather.​

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ReservationsSwimming pool on Dans Mountain State Park

Hours: 8 a.m. - sunset

Allegany County

Mailing Address:
Dans Mountain State Park
c/o New Germany State Park
349 Headquarters Lane
Grantsville MD 21536

GPS Address:
17410 Recreation Area Road SW
Lonaconing, MD 21539

Contact: 301-895-5453

Perched high upon on a 16-mile long mountain in Lonaconing, Maryland, Dans Mountain State Park is the perfect place to cool down on a hot summer day. The 481-acre park features a fully accessible swimming pool, four large group pavilions, a recycled-tire playground and a peaceful pond for fishing. Consumption of alcohol is prohibited, except when an alcohol permit is purchased for the pavilions at time of reservation.

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