New Summer Postcards Available Soon At Swallow Falls State Park in Maryland

Photo by Rob Paine/Deep Creek Images/Copyright 2017

I am very excited to announce that beginning in June I will have two previously unpublished Deep Creek Images postcards on sale at my favorite place, Swallow Falls State Park in Garrett County, MD. (please see more text and waterfall video below) Continue reading

My Favorite Falls at Swallow Falls State Park in Western Maryland.

 Photo by Rob Paine/Deep Creek Images/Copyright 2016
Photo by Rob Paine/Deep Creek Images/Copyright 2016

Toliver Falls is the smallest featured waterfall at Swallow Falls State Park in Western Maryland  near Deep Creek Lake but it is my favorite.  Western Maryland has some beautiful landscapes to photograph but this park is the best.

These photos were taken during a visit to the park a  year or two ago. The first time I saw Toliver Falls  its was a bit of a surprise because I had heard about the taller falls in the park but for me these baby falls are more photogenic.   (please see second photo below). It can be a little longer of a walk to get to these falls but it is worth it.

Continue reading

Favorite Posts of 2016 : Visiting Swallow Falls State Park

This post ran in June and I have updated it with some winter photos! It was one of the most viewed posts of 2016 on ISBAA. Enjoy!


There is nothing more invigorating than to visit Swallow Falls State Park on a warm summer day and stand next to the crashing 53-foot tall Muddy Creek Falls.

Muddy Creek is one of three waterfalls in this state park in Garrett County. The Youghiogheny River flows along the park’s borders. The park also features more than 60 wooded campsites in addition to picnicking areas. For more information on the park, please visit the park’s website. (see second photo below) Continue reading

A Very Cool Thought on a Very Warm Day : Swallow Falls State Park, Maryland.


Hopefully  watching this video for a few seconds should take the sting out a a very warm day! Enjoy… – It is refreshing to visit Swallow Falls State Park on a warm summer day and stand next to the crashing 53-foot tall Muddy Creek Falls. Muddy Creek is one of three waterfalls in this state park in Garrett County. The Youghiogheny River flows along the park’s borders.

For a very tall, super slow motion video view  of the falls, please click on continue and look below.  Continue reading