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Deep Creek Lake is the perfect vacation destination for people looking to travel with their dogs. We consider our pets part of the family, so why leave them behind? Booking a dog-friendly rental home is the ideal solution – don’t leave your furry friend back home at boarding facility, let him/her experience the fun activities at Deep Creek Lake along with you! With quiet streets, pet-friendly businesses, a wide open lake and miles of hiking trails, Deep Creek, Maryland is a dog’s heaven on earth.

From dog-friendly chalets to charming cabins, Deep Creek rental options for pet owners are easier to find than ever. Every dog will have a special amenity bag waiting for them at check-in, filled with a doggie treat, mess bags, and a Deep Creek dog tag in case your best friend wanders a little too far from “home.” Your dog will feel right at home with doggie food dishes and a placemat for them to use during their stay – guests don’t have to lug their dogs bowls with them to Deep Creek Lake! We just ask that you leave the bowls for the next furry visitor to enjoy.

Exploring Deep Creek with your dog can be as easy as grabbing a bite to eat at one of the many local pet friendly restaurants around Deep Creek Lake. Start off with a cup of coffee at Trader’s coffee House. They feature outdoor leash connectors and a dog bowl for their morning drink. Lunch and dinner are also easy at several restaurants including The Crab Shack, Smiley’s Fun Zone, Mountain State Brewery, and more.

Deep Creek and Garrett County are known for our multitude of state parks that feature fantastic hiking trails, sure to please any four-legged friend. Don’t forget that Deep Creek Lake is also swimmable! For the natural swimmer in your dog, head down to the water’s edge for a refreshing dip, or bring your dog on the boat for a refreshing day on the lake.


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Dog Tales


Deep Creek Lake Winter Trails and Tails

Hey four-legged friends! My name is Camden and I am a local Deep Creek Lake pooch. Let me tell you: this is one great place to be a dog! I spend my summers splashing around the lake, swimming and running along sandy beaches. Falls are spent tearing through the fall foliage and rolling across the leaves. And let’s not forget my mom’s favorite: spring, where I am coated in mud 24-7. But, winters are my absolute favorite time to be a dog at Deep Creek! There is nothing I love more than making fresh trails in the snow, rolling about, digging my snout in the snow. See? Dog Friendly
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