12500 Willowbrook Road
Cumberland, Maryland 21502


Early September Events at Rocky Gap


Please email naturalist Jenna Linhart with any questions.

All events are held rain or shine. Last-minute cancellations may occur in the event of a heat advisory, thunderstorm or other natural threat.


Sept. 8: Glorious Gorge Hike
6 p.m. at the Touch of Nature Parking Lot
Take an hour-long hike through the breathtaking Gorge of Rocky Gap just before sunset! Wear close-toed shoes and bring a water bottle.

Sept. 9: Wellness Fair Celebration
10:30 a.m- 3 p.m. in the Day Use Area
Join us for a packed day of outdoor fun, exploration, calorie burning and good company! A full schedule of events can be found on the Friends of Rocky Gap Facebook page, but some highlights include hiking, paddling and yoga.

Sept. 12: Park HIIT Workout
5:30 p.m. at Mountain View Pavilion
Change up your workout with this 45-minute high intensity course instructed by healthcoach, educator and personal trainer Carey Moffatt. All fitness levels are encouraged to participate, as each move can be adjusted to individual needs. Meet in the day use area.

Sept. 12: Energizing Evening Flow Yoga
6:30 p.m. at West Beach
Join Yogafit instructor Samantha for an all-levels class. Meet in the day use area with a mat or blanket, and bring an extra layer of clothes for a cool evening.

Sept. 14: Wild Women's Wednesday: Do Good, Feel Good Paddle
5:45 p.m. at North Beach
Enjoy a beautiful and peaceful evening paddle on Lake Habeeb in your boat of choice while doing some good! Using #Take8fortheLake, we'll set out for a little over an hour with the goal of each person picking up at least eight pieces of trash. Then, we'll slow it down and focus on relaxing, reflecting and reenergizing for the second half of your week. Bags, gloves and grabbers will be provided. Please arrive about 10 minutes early.

Sept. 15: Peaceful Paddle
6 p.m. at North Beach
Enjoy a peaceful paddle on Lake Habeeb while looking for native wildlife in the water, on the shore and in the skies! You'll be able to choose between a kayak or canoe an a first-come, first-served basis. Meet at the boat house about 10 minutes early.

Sept. 17: Rocky Trail Hike
2 p.m. at Nature Center
Join the naturalists on a hike along the Rocky and Lakeside Loop trails. This two-hour, fast-paced fitness hike will focus on getting hikers moving while enjoying beautiful scenery! Wear close-toed shoes and bring a water bottle. Meet near the campground.

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