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CCC-built cabin at Herrington Manor State Park.

 

The Civilian Conservation Corps in Maryland--Page 2

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Swallow Falls State Park
, Garrett County
Herrington Manor State Park
, Garrett County

 Swallow Falls State Park
Garrett County
Offering: Camping, hiking, picnicking, and mountain biking.
Website: http://www.dnr.state.md.us/publiclands/western/swallowfalls.asp



Above: Swallow Falls.  (Photographed 2011)


Above: A state historical marker at Swallow Falls State Park.  (Photographed 2011)


Above: Muddy Creek Falls.  (Photographed 2011)


Above: Swallow Falls State Park has, perhaps, the most beautiful forest of all the state parks in Maryland.  At certain times of the year it has an almost enchanted feel to it.  (Photographed 2011)


Above: Tolliver Falls.  (Photographed 2011)


Above: A CCC-built pavilion.  The CCC built several structures at Swallow Falls State Park.  (Photographed 2011)


Above: The chimney on the pavilion.  (Photographed 2011)


Above: The inside of the pavilion.  (Photographed 2011)

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 Herrington Manor State Park
Garrett County
Offering: Swimming, canoeing, kayaking, picnicking, hiking, tennis, volleyball, and camping.
Website:
http://www.dnr.state.md.us/publiclands/western/herrington.asp


Above: The CCC created the lake at Herrington Manor State Park, and the building you see at the beach (the building has been modified since the CCC built it).  (Photographed 2011)


Above: A CCC-built cabin at Herrington Manor State Park.  You can still rent it out today.  (Photographed 2011)


Above: The CCC built several structures at Herrington Manor State Park, like this one (which I think was, or is, either a bathroom or a pump house).  (Photographed 2011)

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