Local Regulations—Deep Creek Lake
These additional regulations apply to vessels operating on Deep Creek Lake.
- No vessel may exceed 26 feet in length, except pontoon boats which may not exceed 30 feet.
- Personal watercraft and hovercraft operations are prohibited between 11:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. on Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day.
- No person may operate a vessel in excess of three knots within 100 feet of the shoreline anywhere on the lake, except to begin towing a skier from a pier or a shore directly away from the restricted area.
- For further information on Deep Creek Lake regulations, contact:
Lake Manager, Deep Creek Lake NRMA
898 State Park Road
Swanton, MD 21561