Allegany County Maryland is also known as Mountain Maryland and is a place where you can enjoy a mix of outdoor adventure, American heritage and small town celebrations. Street festivals, heritage celebrations, performing arts, visual arts and historic attractions await here on America’s First Frontier.

The “Mountain Side of Maryland” is an outdoor enthusiasts dream with attractions like, Western Maryland Scenic Railroad, C&O Canal Heritage Area. The county is also home to Rocky Gap Lodge and Golf Resort, Rocky Gap State Park, Dan’s Mountain State Park and Wills Mountain State Park.

But the arts are in full swing here too! Cumberland has become a haven for artists and art lovers of all kinds. Cumberland and Frostburg are two of the state’s arts & entertainment districts. Enjoy walking tours and numerous galleries. Allegany County is also home to Frostburg State University and Allegany College of Maryland.