The Rocky Gap State Park resort area in Cumberland, Maryland is an unexpected luxurious getaway in the heart of the lovely western region of Maryland. The lodge and golf resort is located by a 243 acre lake that lies at the foothills of the Rocky Gap State Park. The area is ideal for a variety of outdoor activities like camping and hiking, but for those looking for something more domestic, the resort offers AAA Four Diamond accomodations in the mid-Atlantic wilderness.
The resort offers Maryland's only Jack Nicklaus signature golf course. There are 215 guest rooms and each features beautiful, handcrafted Shaker furniture. There are tennis courts and an indoor pool on the property, so those who do not golf will still be able to enjoy physical activity during their getaway. Thirty other outdoor activities include boating, canoeing, fly fishing, kayaking, hiking, horseback riding, and biking. The park has 3,000 acres of space in which to explore, relax, and enjoy.
There are a variety of daily organized activites including a yoga class that has become one of the resorts most popular features. While some visitors prefer golf or tennis, others opt for a professionally led yoga class that leaves them feeling fresh, limber, and strong. Some visitors are experiencing the effects of yoga for the first time and many of them head home converted and ready to practice the stress-relieving benefits of yoga in their daily lives.
The resort features a luxurious spa that features massage, facials, manicures and pedicures, and a variety of body and mind treatments. Popular services include their vanilla, peppermint, or chocolate cake body scrub packages. Indulge in a skin treatment that will leave your body healthy and glowing, and your taste buds craving delicious sweet treats. The spa offers bridal packages for those marrying at the resort, or celebrating bachelorette or bridal shower events.
Dining options at the resort are unique and the professionally trained chefs pride themselves on their use of local cuisine. Enjoy farm fressh eggs, local meat, fish, and farm-grown vegetables at the Lakeside Restaurant. Their waterfront location offers diners entrees in an elegant setting surrounded by art by area artists. The restaurant serves Sunday brunch. The Signature Bar and Grill offers a relaxed, laid-back option and features poolside dining with a menu of burgers and ligher fare. The resort hosts wine dinners throughout the year that allows guests to pair a variety of wines with some of their favorite dishes from the Lakeside Restaurant.
The resort features a number of meeting and event facilities including 14 state of the art conference rooms and over 15,000 square feet of meeting space. It is a popular wedding destinations, and many companies host organizational outings and team building activities at the resort. Nearby are the Casselman and Savage Rivers, and the north branch of the Potomac, all great locations for fishing and hiking. If you are in search of a unique wilderness destination, that doubles as a luxury resort, consider a vacation at Rocky Gap State Park.