Discovery Center At Deep Creek Lake State Park

898 State Park Rd.
Swanton, MD 21561- Map It
Phone: (301) 387-7067

AAA Editor Notes

Discovery Center At Deep Creek Lake State Park is 1.5 mi. s. on US 219 to Glendale Rd., then 1.5 mi. w. to 898 State Park Rd. This interpretive, environmental center on the shore in Deep Creek Lake State Park provides hands-on exhibits for children about the natural resources of western Maryland.
The center also features aquariums with native amphibians, fish and reptiles and an outdoor aviary. On-site naturalists lead educational programs dealing with the flora, fauna, and cultural and historical heritage of this area.

Hours: Daily 10-5, Memorial Day weekend-Labor Day; Fri.-Sun. 10-4, rest of year. Educational programs take place daily, Memorial Day weekend-Labor Day; Sat.-Sun., rest of year. Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas. Allow 1 hour minimum.