Fall Foliage Overlooks in Garrett County

Looking for the best spots to check out the Autumn colors of Garrett County – here are my picks for great overlooks (and they are great the rest of the year, too!) Watch the video version Visit my online map Buy the Ultimate Adventure fold-up map Here are the points I mention in the videoContinue reading “Fall Foliage Overlooks in Garrett County”

Garrett County: resistant to extreme weather since 300,000,000 BC

Hurricane Ian’s (Sept 2022) recent devastation of Florida (and other states) got me working on updating my extreme weather map of Garrett County and the region. I had created a map in 2014 that showed the tracks of major storms and tornados in the eastern half of the US. I was happy with how itContinue reading “Garrett County: resistant to extreme weather since 300,000,000 BC”

Hiking the Shoreline of Deep Creek Lake

Just how long is the shoreline of Deep Creek Lake? Most sources say 64 miles, but I’ve seen “authoritative” values of 69 and 74 miles as well (two different signs at the State Park – within visual distance of each other – claim the 64 and 69 mile distances). So, I decided to do theContinue reading “Hiking the Shoreline of Deep Creek Lake”

Garrett County, MD: Pet Paradise

It’s a great place to live or visit with your pet (especially your dog!) Dog parks Oakland Town Dog Park 27 Oakland Rosedale Road, Oakland, MD 21550https://oaklandmd.com/dog-park.html McHenry Community Park (operated by the Deep Creek Lake Lions Club)1249 Bumble Bee Rd Accident MD 21520https://deepcreeklions.org/service-programs/mchenry-community-park/ Pick up your dog waste! County and Municipal areas State parksContinue reading “Garrett County, MD: Pet Paradise”