|NATIONAL PARKS QUICKLINKS|
Backpacker Magazine – May 2000
hen it comes to sheer ability to alter a landscape and shock the human senses, you can't beat the May blooms of a mountain laurel thicket.
Getting There: From Cumberland, take I-68 west to exit 22. Turn left onto Chestnut Ridge Road and go 3 miles to New Germany Road. Turn left and drive 2 miles to the ranger station.
Prime Time: May, June.
Guides: A large-scale topo map of Garrett County ($5), is available at the Savage River State Forest office.
Contact: Savage River State Forest, (301) 895-5759.