How To Achieve a Sustainable Wedding Day


This is the day you’ve planned since you were a child. But as an adult you also understand your responsibility as a citizen of the earth to make this day as special as possible with minimal impact to the environment. According to reports, the average wedding of 100-120 guests is responsible for 400-600 pounds of […]

Does the NY Ban Affect Fracking in Maryland?

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As proprietors of Blue Moon Rising, Deep Creek Lake’s only eco-friendly vacation community, we have been paying very close attention to the fracking debate here in Maryland. While industry experts and local legislators continue to perpetuate false informational campaigns about the economic benefits and supposed safety of the practice, real science has prevailed in New […]

Adopt a Highway Clean Up

If you have been following us, then you know that we have a responsibility to participate in the Adopt A Highway program. On our first cleanup we had 4 members of the Blue Moon Rising Team tackle our designated strip of 219 at Deep Creek Lake, which includes the Deep Creek Lake Bridge. We picked […]

Photo Update From Garden 42

We have a few photos to share from a recent visit to our Garden on Rt. 42 in McHenry Maryland.

Brew Skies Festival – Aug 9, 10

From Welcome to the Second Annual Brew Skies Festival Sponsored by: The Mountain State Brewing Co. Join us, on two dates: August 9-10, 2013. The music starts at 3pm on Friday and ends at 12am. On Saturday music goes from 11am to 12am. We have a full lineup of local musicians, and festivities throughout […]

The Pavilion is Taking Off!

The open air pavilion is really starting to take shape. Joe and his crew are doing such a fantastic job on this structure. The geometry is amazing! If you could name this pavilion, what would you name it? The Mothership? Post your comments below!  

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There’s just something about the peaceful setting of Blue Moon, that even early risers can sometimes sleep in. If however, you find yourself wide awake and greeting the sunrise why not join in one of our morning activities. As we are just opening we would love feed back of what you love to do to […]

Book Your Stay Now

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Blue Moon Rising will be open to the public for tours starting July 5th, 2013 and lasting until September. Book your reservation now to stay with us in September! We will also begin taking reservations for the fall and winter of 2013 at that time. Photo Credit: Karlo Gesner The spirit of the Blue Moon […]