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Deep Creek State Park Boat Ramp Temporarily Closed On September 21
Triathalon to Occur in Park
Boonsboro, MD — The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will temporarily close the Deep Creek Lake State Park boat ramp on Sunday, September 21, 2008 from 7 a.m. until 11 a.m. while the SavageMan Triathlon takes place in portions of the park. Park visitors are also advised that delays and congestion may continue on or around the boat ramp for the entire weekend.
The swim portion of the event begins and concludes at the ramp and all traffic will be prohibited while it is in progress. Since the handicapped parking spaces will be unavailable on Sunday, arrangements for special transportation to the ramp can be made prior to the event by contacting the park at 301-387-5563l
September 3, 2008
Contact: Kara Turner
Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is the state agency responsible for providing natural and living resource-related services to citizens and visitors. DNR manages more than 449,000 acres of public lands and 17,000 miles of waterways, along with Maryland's forests, fisheries and wildlife for maximum environmental, economic and quality of life benefits. A national leader in land conservation, DNR-managed parks and natural, historic and cultural resources attract 12 million visitors annually. DNR is the lead agency in Maryland's effort to restore the Chesapeake Bay, the state's number one environmental priority. Learn more at www.dnr.maryland.gov