Planning a Deep Creek Lake summer vacation? Our list of 25 Things to do at Deep Creek Lake with Kids includes destinations you don’t want to miss. So read through and consider this an outline and know these activities are really memorable for all ages. For more information go to our Deep Creek Lake Things To Do page with all sorts of categories from lake activities to winter skiing. There’s also an interactive map to show you where they are.
The Deep Creek Lake area is unique in that there are more than 90,000 acres of public land that make up 7 state forests and parks. That means there are virtually limitless options for keeping your crew entertained and making memories with your favorite people.
Miniature golf is a classic family vacation activity that is fun for big and little kids alike. I suggest hitting up Smiley’s Funzone when you are ready to play.
Ride a zipline with views of the lake at Monkey Business Adventure Park. They offer three levels of aerial challenges for ages 5 and up.
Play on Deep Creek’s first inflatable water park at Splash Island at Will O’ the Wisp. A new summer favorite, you can slip, slide and glide through their on-the-water obstacle course.
Pedal and paddle along the Youghiogheny River. Wilderness Voyagers will outfit you with everything you need to enjoy a bike ride along the Great Allegheny Passage (it’s a relatively easy/flat ride) that leads you to a relaxing float on the Middle Yough. Pack a lunch for this non-guided adventure, and plan to swim, relax, laugh and enjoy!
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Villages of Wisp is a Deep Creek Lake community of townhomes that is well-known as a great place to stay during the winter months. The ski-in/ski-out location makes it a convenient spot for skiers and snowboarders to hit the slopes. With the lodge at Wisp Resort within a five-minute drive (or less), other winter activities like ice skating, snow tubing, and cross country skiing are easily enjoyed too.
When the snow melts, the central location makes this an ideal spot to experience the best of Deep Creek Lake activities, restaurants and events. Continue reading Deep Creek Lake Community Spotlight: Villages of Wisp
A favorite summer destination, Deep Creek Lake State Park is home to endless outdoor adventures on water and on land. It’s a popular spot throughout all four seasons, but it truly shines in the summertime.
If you are at Deep Creek this summer, grab your floats and flip-flops and head to the sandy beach at Deep Creek Lake State Park. It’s a great place to spend a sunny afternoon swimming, picnicking, and enjoying the view. Tables, grills, restrooms, and a bathhouse are all available for you to use. If you’re vacationing with a larger group, you may want to consider reserving one of the pavilions in advance. Lifeguards are on duty at the designated swimming area from 10AM-6PM Memorial Day through Labor Day.
Wisp Resort operates the concession stand at the state park where you can get ice cream, cold drinks, and snacks. You can also rent a kayak, canoe or stand up paddle board from them. Continue reading State Park Spotlight: Deep Creek Lake State Park