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Swallow Falls Campground

When you are looking to book an RV in Garrett County, Swallow Falls State Park is a lovely place to stay and to play. The park offers excellent outdoor recreational opportunities. Campground amenities include bathhouses with restrooms and showers.Some sites at the RV park in Oakland provide full hookups, some provide electric and water hookups, and some are primitive. All sites feature stabilized pads, fire rings, picnic tables, and lantern posts. Leashed pets are welcome in the campground but not in the rest of the park. Quiet hours are enforced, and alcoholic beverages are not allowed.



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Camping with an RV

Camping with an RV

Have you ever wanted to sleep at the foot of a mountain or wake up to the sound of the ocean’s waves gently crashing on the shore? When on a road trip, do you like to stop at every weird and wonderful roadside attraction? Do you ever just want to take a break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and get out into the great outdoors? Then renting an RV is definitely for you.

Camping in an RV allows you to adventure on your terms. Whether you’re looking to bond over an open fire with family and friends or you just want to get away for a while, there’s no better way to do it than from behind the wheel of an RV.

How Outdoorsy Works

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Find the perfect RV

Choose your location, dates, and send the owner a request to book.

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Delivery or Pickup

Arrange a pick up time with the owner or have it delivered to your driveway or destination.

Let us help

Most owners have the option to deliver and set up the RV right to your destination.

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Adventure awaits!

Enjoy the freedom of the open road nd the assurance of 24/7 roadside assistance.

After your trip, return the RV to the owner on the same condition you recieved it.

The Great Outdoors

You’ll have plenty of opportunities to experience the great outdoors right at Swallow Falls State Park when you are camping with an RV here. This park features rushing rapids and rocky gorges. The Youghiogheny Wild River Environmental Area is a designated wild and scenic river and is managed to preserve its geologic, historic, ecologic, fish and wildlife, and cultural resources. Muddy Creek Waterfall spans 53 feet. Recreational opportunities here include fishing, hiking, and biking. Bike rentals are available. There is a picnic area with a pavilion and playground. Nature programs for all ages are offered in the summer. A swimming beach, boat rentals, and snack bar are available at nearby Herrington Manor State Park.You can also visit the Deep Creek Lake State Park with your rental motorhome near the Swallow Falls Campground. This state park is adjacent to the Deep Creek Lake Natural Resources Area and its 3,900-acre lake. There is a full mile of lakefront access. The Discovery Center features educational and interpretive programming, including hands-on exhibits, animal displays and an insect hotel, evening campfire programs, naturalist talks and hikes, an aviary, and a nature-themed gift shop. Recreational activities include swimming beaches, a shower house and changing station, a network of hiking and biking trails, hunting and fishing, a boat launch, and playgrounds. Picnic areas include shelters, tables, and grills.Visit the Monongahela National Forest with your RV rental near the Swallow Falls Campground to experience one of the most ecologically diverse areas in the country with streams, scenic vistas, mountains, and more. The Nature Conservancy recognizes it as an area of global ecological importance. It is also a working forest providing timber, grazing, water, minerals, and recreation. These recreational activities include hiking, biking, climbing, hunting and fishing, nature viewing and photography, swimming, boating, and winter sports such as snowmobiling, cross-country skiing, and snowshoeing. An archaeology activity book was developed by AmeriCorps members in service with the Appalachian Forest Heritage Area to promote forest heritage resources.

Exploring the Area

You’ll have plenty to entertain yourself with in Oakland itself while you are RV camping at the Swallow Falls Campground here. Transportation buffs will appreciate the Garrett County Museum of Transportation and the Oakland B&O Railroad Museum. Other points of interest include the Garrett County Historical Museum, Deep Creek Lavender Farm, and Spruce Forest Artisan Village. Oakland is home to one of the first designated Maryland Main Streets. Travel & Leisure recognized Oakland as the best place in the country to view fall foliage, and MSN.com honored the Autumn Glory Festival also as the best in the country. You certainly won’t want to miss the chance to take advantage of the best of the season. Other special events here include the Little Yough Summer Music Festival and the Mountain Fresh Farmer’s Market. Check out the Town of Oakland, the Maryland Office of Tourism Development, and Garrett County Economic Development for the latest news on local attractions and visitor information.You can also direct your camper rental towards Morgantown. This is a culturally, historically, and geographically significant area and the home of West Virginia University. The WVU Core Arboretum on the Monongahela River features spring wildflowers and old-growth forest. Other attractions that you won’t want to miss include the Monongalia Arts Center, the Morgantown History Museum, and the West Virginia Public Theatre. Special events and celebrations that happen here include the Festival of Food and Wine, the West Virginia Wine & Jazz Festival, and the West Virginia Chestnut Festival. You can also enjoy retail therapy or pamper yourself at any of the area spas or salons. Visit the Greater Morgantown Convention & Visitors Bureau and West Virginia Tourism for updated information on area happenings and tourist guides.When you leave the RV park looking for a good meal, you’ll have your choice of classic American comfort food, pizza, diner fare, and familiar fast-casual chains. You’ll also have your choice of either gasoline or diesel fuel at any of the nearby service stations, truck stops, and convenience stores.


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Trailers for all types of towing vehicles, including SUVs and pickups.

Folding Trailer

Trailers you can tow with passenger vehicles or SUVs. A great way to transform average cars into adventure cars.

Fifth-Wheel

Larger trailers that attach to towing vehicles with a gooseneck extension in the truck bed.

Toy Hauler

Living quarters in the front with dedicated space for hauling motorcycles or other “toys” in the back.

Utility Trailer

All other types of towable trailers.

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Class C

Popular with small families and first-time RV drivers who want a little more room than a van. Comparable to driving a truck.

Camper Van

The smallest and nimblest of fully enclosed RVs. Drives like a van. Loves posing for Instagram.

Class B

A formal-sounding name for camper van, but just as photogenic.

Class A

Drivers should be comfortable driving bus-sized vehicles and dealing with parking limitations. Great for delivery.

Truck Camper

If you can drive a truck, you can drive a truck camper. Makes roughing it significantly less rough.

Other

All other types of drivable vehicles.

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Questions about RVs?

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What type of RV should I choose?

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Start by determining how many people are planning to travel with you. Going on a solo-journey? Choose a camper van or a teardrop trailer. Bringing the whole family along for the ride? Consider a spacious Class A or five-wheel.

You’ll also want to consider amenities. For example, if you’re planning to cook on the road, you’ll want a kitchenette. If your campground doesn’t have public restrooms, you’ll want to search RVs with bathrooms. Check out full descriptions of our models to help you decide here.


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Do the RVs have bathrooms?

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Yes. Class A’s, Class B’s, and Class C’s and five-Wheels typically have bathrooms. Depending on where you plan on camping, you’ll want to double-check the availability of restrooms if selecting a rig without a bathroom. Nervous about renting an RV with a bathroom? Owners can help show you how to clean the tank or will offer to do it for you for a fee.


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How does check-in work?

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Once an Owner approves your RV reservation, you can coordinate a time to pick up your rig or have it delivered to your doorstep or campsite. At that point, the owner will do a key exchange with you and walk you through the RV and answer any questions you might have.