Garrett County

Nature takes center stage in Garrett County, Maryland’s westernmost county. Reaching an elevation of 3,360 feet, Backbone Mountain is the highest mountain in the state. Garrett’s natural environment – including lakes, forests, waterfalls, makes it a haven for outdoor recreational activity.

Grantsville MapLook for the interpretive panels at these sights:

  • The Casselman River Bridge – Casselman River State Park (Kiosk at each end of bridge)
  • Leo J. Beachy – Grantsville Community Museum
  • Grantsville – E. Main Street and S. Yoder Street
  • The Fuller Baker Log House – Grantsville
  • Negro Mountain – Negro Mountain Summit
  • Keyser’s Ridge – McDonald’s Restaurant
  • The State Line – Pig’s Ear Road & Route 40
  • Blazing Braddock’s Road – Big Savage Mountain (COMING IN 2014)
  • The Long Stretch – Hen House Restaurant

Map and Guide

Road Talk

“Let us go singing as far as we go: the road will be less tedious.”

– Virgil