Deep Creek Lake 92nd Anniversary

Deep Creek Lake 92nd anniversary

Deep Creek Lake Celebrates 92! In the grand scheme of things, Deep Creek Lake is a youthful 92 years old as it celebrates another anniversary. Constructed back in 1925, the lake was engineered by the Youghiogheny Hydroelectric Company with the intent to generate power, prevent floods, and eventually provide recreation to residents and visitors.  Come […]

Top Hiking Areas in Deep Creek Lake

Deep Creek Lake Hiking Trails

If you are spending time in the mountains this summer, start with a cabin rental at Blue Moon Rising Resort.  You’ll find our location is central to the activities that draw you here. Spend your days off with a hike in the cool mountain forest.  Blue Moon Rising is home to over a mile of […]

Family Reunions: “The Mountains Are Calling”

Family Reunion Planning

It is family reunion season; the time of year to wrangle in all the relatives to celebrate family, traditions, and a collective heritage. Give your family a weekend retreat they will want to repeat year after year! No matter what size family you have, a destination family reunion can double as a mini-vacation too! Here […]


Deep Creek Lake Vacation Discount

Book a 3-night stay in May for the price of 2 and you will also receive a $20 gift certificate to MoonShadow! To take advantage of this special offer, book online using the promotion code “321NOW” or give us a call at 240-442-5287. * When booking online, please note that your discounted price will not appear during […]

3 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day!

Ways to Celebrate Earth Day with Blue Moon Rising

A grassroots movement in 1970, Earth Day began as a collective US effort proposed by Wisconsin Governor, Gaylord Nelson.  The campaign drew enough support to result in the creation of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the passing of important environmental acts written to protect and sustain the environment for generations to come.  As earth […]

Deep Creek Lake Romantic Getaway

romantic getaway in md

Looking for a romantic getaway in Maryland? Treat the love of your life to a few nights of bliss in our cozy cabins, nestled in the woods, overlooking Deep Creek Lake. No matter the season, the scenery will be almost as beautiful as the couple you are. During your romantic getaway, you’ll find plenty of […]

Cross Country Skiing in Maryland


Have you heard? Snow is imminent in the mountains of Maryland.  If you want to enjoy mother nature and her luscious blanket of white, experience it in the heart of a forest or in an open meadow. Hit the trails and see winter in real time, first hand, and up-close and personal around Deep Creek […]

Thanksgiving Vacation

Thanksgiving vacation

“Thanks-cation” – Yes, it’s a thing! Last time we checked, there is no rule that says Americans are obligated to stay home on Thanksgiving. Many of us feel guilted into to spending the time at home with family around an undercooked turkey and half-baked conversation; because we’ve always done it that way. Well, start a […]

Fall Activities at Deep Creek Lake

fall activities at deep creek lake

Are you planning a fall getaway? Experience the transformation of autumn and add a trip to the mountains to your weekend plans. Even though the autumnal equinox may bring shorter days; they can be filled with plenty of activities to enjoy the splendor of fall. Check out these activities at Deep Creek Lake: SavageMan Triathlon […]

5 Memorable Things to Do With the Kids Before School Starts!

Things to do with the kids in deep creek lake before school starts

No matter where you live, traditionally this is the time of year for the kids to head back to school. It’s always a good idea to end the summer on a positive note with a family activity that will leave the kids thanking you…I know, but it could happen, and here’s how:   Eat Ice […]