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CABIN CLOSURE (Update: Sept 22, 2014):

Phase II Cabin Renovation Project.

Beginning November 2, 2015 thru December 31, 2016, Cabins 4 thru 13 at Herrington Manor State Park may be closed during these dates as a result of planned renovation projects. Due to the nature of the work and that plans are still being developed, interested persons should frequently check back to see if any cabin may have been reopened. Plans may change as to how the cabins will be worked on and/or maybe reopened once the work is completed. For additional information, contact Herrington Manor 301-334-9180.

2015 Reservation/Transaction Fees:

In addition to the park facility use fee, there is a nightly reservation/transaction fee. Internet reservations, the per night fee is $4.56. Call Center, the per night fee is $4.61. Walk-In transactions at the park, the per night fee is $4.51. Reservation/Transaction Fees are Non-Refundable.


Status: Open year round.
Max reservation window: Thu Jun 30 2016
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A hidden gem tucked away in Western Maryland! This park features a 53-acre lake and wooded trails, which are used for cross-country skiing in the winter and swimming, rowboats, canoes and paddle boats in the summer. Picnicking, hiking, tennis, volleyball are a few others activities enjoyed here. 20 furnished rustic log cabins can be rented year round. Popular special events such as maple syrup demonstrations, apple butter making and family fishing events are held throughout the year.


Please read what makes our visitors happy during their visit to Herrington Manor.

The interpretive nature walks are VERY informative and professional. The naturalists really added to our experience at the park!

The park is kept so tidy and well-groomed!

The rangers and park naturalists were so helpful and informative. They took a lot of time to explain things and the programs turned our vacation into a real educational experience for the entire family. We had an amazing time and will definitely be back!

Nearby Attractions:

Swallow Falls State Park (3 miles)

Services & Amenities:

Within Facility
  • Amphitheater
  • Biking
  • Boat Rental
  • Boating
  • Canoeing
  • Dumpster
  • Handicap Access
  • Hiking
  • Information Center
  • Interpretive Walks, Self
  • Park Headquarters
  • Playground
  • Ranger Station
  • Skiing
  • Swimming
Alerts and Important Information

The consumption or possession of an open container of an alcoholic beverage will be prohibited in all state park areas with the exception of interior areas of full-service cabins, motorhomes, and designated shelters. Permits may be issued upon request by the Park Manager for special events operating under a use agreement.

Alcohol Permits will only be issued through a reservation for a designated shelter, or other approved facility. A $35 fee will be charged for each alcohol permit and must be obtained 1-day out prior to arrival. Permits may be revoked for cause by Park Manager, their designee or a Natural Resource Police Officer.


Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
39.45333, -79.45111
39°27'12"N, 79°27'4"W

From Baltimore/Washington:
Rt. 70 or 270 West to Frederick, Rt. 70 West to Hancock and Rt. 68. Rt. 68 west to exit 14 at Keysers Ridge and Rt. 219. Follow Rt. 219 south 19.5 miles to Mayhew Inn Road. Turn right on Mayhew Inn Road, travel 4.5 miles to end of road. At stop sign turn left, travel 0.3 miles to first road on right. Turn right onto Swallow Falls Road and travel 5.8 miles to the park.
From Pittsburgh/Morgantown:
Follow Rt. 79 south to Morgantown and Rt. 68 east to exit 14 and Rt. 219. Follow Rt. 219 south 19.5 miles to Mayhew Inn Road. Turn right on Mayhew Inn road, travel 4.5 miles to end of road. At stop sign turn left, travel 0.3 miles to first road on the right. Turn right and travel 5.8 miles to park.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

OAKLAND  MD  21550

Phone Number:

Information:  (301)334-9180
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