Local linksGreen Ridge State Forest
46,000-acre state forest that borders campground on two sides. Has hiking, horseback riding trails, scenic overlooks, designated four-wheel vehicle and mountain biking trails.
C & O Canal
Paw Paw Tunnel
In the "Wonders of the World" databank, part of the National Park system.
Bonnie's Canoe Rental
Service that rents canoes, kayaks, drop off and pick up services on Potomac River. Located adjacent to our campground. Call 1-301-478-2280 for information.
Western Maryland Scenic Railroad
Scenic railroad offers many day trips, holiday and mystery trains, etc., Call 1-800-train-50 for details and tickets.
Town of Hancock
Nearest town with a full-service grocery store and other amenities.
Western Maryland Rail-Trail
Paved bicycle trail on old Western Maryland Railbed. Extends to Pearre Rd. south of campground 3 miles. Paving is expected to be complete to Cumberland by 2018.
Shows 850 vertical feet of a syncline formed nearly 350 million years ago.
East Coast Sturgis--Appel Mountain Motorcycle Rally
Annual motorcycle event taking place adjacent to our campground the second week of August. Includes bands, games, runs, and vendors. Call 301-478-3421.
Green Ridge Horse Ranch
Horse ranch located 8 miles from campground. Please call 1-814-784-5223 to make a daytime horseback riding reservation.
Martin Hill Trail is located 30 minutes away in PA and is 18 miles long. Call Buchanan Forest headquarters at 717-485-3148 for details.
Buck Valley Horse Ranch
Horse ranch located 8 miles from the campground. Please call 1-800-294-3759 to make a daytime horseback riding reservation.
Great Allegheny Trail
The Great Allegheny Passage, is a 150-mile system of biking and hiking trails that connects Cumberland, MD and Pittsburgh, PA. In 2006, the southern end of the trail was completed, making the connection at Cumberland, MD to the C&O Canal towpath. This created a continuous trail experience, 320 miles long, from Duquesne, near Pittsburgh, to Washington, DC.
Rocky Gap Casino & Slots
Minutes away is located the Rocky Gap Resort, which has a beautiful Jack Nicklaus golf course open to the public, and was recently purchased by Lakes Entertainment. The Rocky Gap Casino has table games, slot machines, and five restaurants/bars.
The Cumberland Theatre is a 501(C)(3) non-profit organization entirely owned and operated by its volunteer Board of Trustees. These members of the community dedicate invaluable time and resources to the funding and operating of the theatre. Other volunteers support the theatre by serving on various committees and by working as front of house staff. The plays presented showcase the area's best actors and are immensely enjoyable.