• Deep Creek Lake; he boat launch is in the center, a tree overhangs, framing the image
    Biking,  Camping,  Hiking,  Water sports

    Green Lane Park Offers Fun Water and Land-Based Activities for Everyone

    Green Lane Park, located in western Montgomery County, offers a variety of outdoor activities including hiking, biking, horseback riding, cross country skiing, boating, and camping. The 3,400-acre park has two camping areas, one for families and organized groups and one for equestrian camping. The park also includes three separate bodies of water totaling 870 acres. Park visitors can fish at Knight Lake. Privately-owned non-powered and electric boats can be used on Deep Creek Lake; rentals are available on Green Lane Reservoir (privately-owned boats can be used after a 10-day quarantine.) Boat rentals are available from Memorial Day to Labor Day at the Hill Road Day Use Area. There are 25…

  • Camping

    You Don’t Really Need All That Gear

    Outfitting Your Scout for Camp With the new school year starting, schedules once again get busier. For some families, Fall means the start of a new Scouting year. While some Boy and Girl Scout troops continue to meet over the summer, most in this area seem to take a break. There are many benefits to participating in scouting, not least of which is the opportunity to participate in outdoor activities. Many troops choose to camp and spend an entire weekend outdoors. Since troops general supply the big items, this is a good way for your child to try it out. Camping doesn’t need to be an expensive activity, especially for…