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Things to do in Youghiogheny River Lake

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Gift Shop
“Located on Rt 42 just minutes North of McHenry, The Schoolhouse Earth is a fun shopping experience that offers a wide variety gifts such as: jewelry, gourmet foods, garden accessories, and home decor. Don’t want to bring the little ones in with you, that’s ok because they also offer a small Petting Zoo behind the store with old style candy machine (ensure the kiddies know the quarters are for the machines, not the animals:). Just drop a quarter in and get some food to help feed the animals. This is definitely a unique shopping experience! ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Farm
“Lavender isn’t just for women! Come check out the Deep Creek Lavender farm. The owner takes great pride in her quaint lavender farm that offers a fabulous barn store full of lavender products. U-pick lavender operation in the summer when lavender is in bloom. This is one of Tina’s favorite local vendors and we get Christmas gifts here regularly for family (and Tina, I suspect…) ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Other Great Outdoors
“Guided Wildlands Kayak Tour the entire family can enjoy.! Eagle watching and no motor boats. Hiking Tours from Mild to Wild - -Unique Team Building Adventures”
  • 2 locals recommend
Rafting
“On vacation and want to try out some “Real” whitewater rafting then we suggest Precision Rafting! We’ve rafted both the Upper and Lower Yough with them - super awesome - simply AMAZING! They offer guided Whitewater raft trips, Float trips, a Kayak School, Upper Youghiogheny rafting, Lower Yough trips, Rafting near Deep creek lake, and The Cheat River. This is livin’! ”
  • 1 local recommends
Point of Interest
“Yough Lake Marina offers boat rentals. There is a picnic area and swim area nearby.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Yough Lake Marina offers boat rentals, there is a picnic and swim area as well as covered picnic pavillions”
  • 3 locals recommend
Store
  • 1 local recommends
Natural Feature
“Enjoy a small beach at the dam where you can relax and take a swim. Pack a picnic lunch and spend a day at the lake!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Premise
“Drive across the dam and turn around at the boat ramp for a different perspective of Yough Lake and the town of Confluence. Or, put your boat here and go fishing! ”
  • 1 local recommends
Cafe
  • 1 local recommends
Food
“This local winery has great ambiance and the proprietors are very friendly.”
  • 1 local recommends
Point of Interest
“Fishing from your canoe or small boat? Consider putting in at Mill Run. If your lucky, you might even see a Black Bear swim across the lake around this area. We know someone who did!”
  • 1 local recommends
Campground
“There is a $5 daypass available at the campground that gives you beach access. They also have paddleboat rentals and a boat launch. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Point of Interest
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Cafe
  • 1 local recommends

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