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Do this when you can leave a car at the bottom, then drive to the top and hike down. Big Run State Park, at the bottom, has camping, which you should arrange at the Savage River State Forest office. They also have trail maps there. The Monroe Run Trail is famous for its stinging nettles. You will recognize this plant immediately if you brush one with a hand or leg. The Big Savage Hiking Trail goes from St. John’s Rock, close to I-68 in the north, to the whitewater campground on the Savage River in the south, approximately 17 miles.
30 n Adventures key part of the area’s economic life and provides plenty of opportunity for boating of all kinds. There are many boat rental companies servicing the area. The state park is just about in the middle of the eastern shore, so from there you can head out in any direction. See Parks, page 20, for more information. BOAT RENTALS AT DEEP CREEK LAKE Echo Marina rents a wide variety of boats for use on the lake. They range from a 14-foot fishing boat at $11 an hour ($40 a day) to a 115 hp ski boat for $36 an hour ($168 a day) to a 140 hp boat for $42 an hour ($210 a day).
You will recognize this plant immediately if you brush one with a hand or leg. The Big Savage Hiking Trail goes from St. John’s Rock, close to I-68 in the north, to the whitewater campground on the Savage River in the south, approximately 17 miles. Although the trail does have six road crossings, none of those is a good place to leave a car. The trail roughly parallels the eastern border of Garrett County and passes through some of the wildest land in the state following the ridge of Big Savage Mountain, the northern extension of Backbone Mountain.