Betsy's Deep Creek Lake Blog

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Real Estate Agent - The Spiker Team Deep Creek Lake
Hopefully, thought provoking musings on living in the rustic splendor of the Deep Creek Lake, MD area
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Just off the shore at Hazelhurst - Flying Scot #7 out for a "patriotic" sail.  The boat is over 50 years old and still in original condition.  #7 participated in the 50th anniversary of the Flying Scot sail boats a couple years ago.   Two local sailing clubs sponser races each weekend from Memori...
07/26/2010
This summer at Deep Creek Lake along with the rest of the state of Maryland, there is a new life preserver law in effect. This law requires that any child younger than 13 is required to wear a personal flotation device (PFD) while aboard a vessel that is underway.   For those of you with boats, t...
06/30/2010
A true taste of Americana can be found on the 4th of July at Deep Creek Lake and Wisp Resort.  Under the tent on the Garrett College grounds will be a true celebration of patriotism with a concert from both Garrett Community Concert Band and the Garrett Coral Society.   This will be the second ye...
06/28/2010
Top 10 FAQ's Regarding Deep Creek Lake, MD 1. How large is the lake? Deep Creek Lake is Maryland's largest freshwater lake encompassing 3,900 acres with 65 miles of shoreline. Its average depth is 26.5 feet and 72 feet at its deepest. 2. What is Garrett County's elevation range? Garrett County's ...
06/17/2010
The vegetation is really greening up here in the Deep Creek Lake area with the recent rain showers that were a welcomed sight. Nearly all of the docks are in the water now and people are taking advantage of the glassy waters before the tourist season.  My partner was able to capture video of a go...
05/03/2010
The Garrett Community Concert Band under the direction of Moe Turrentine will perform its annual spring concert this Saturday, May 1st at the autotorium at Garrett College.   Performance begins at 7:30.  Oh BTW the "band" is always looking for new members - my partner, Kathy Johnson, would be hap...
04/26/2010
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LVqjahld-9I&feature=youtube_gdata A great youtube video that not only makes a great argument for Google Fiber Network coming to Garrett County, but just a great argument for living/vacationing here.  A ton of local support for the project!  If you get a chance - tak...
03/29/2010
Public Safety Warning Issued for Deep Creek Lake With the upcoming Deep Creek Dunk, the Maryland Park Service has issued the following warnings concerning use of snowmobiles on Deep Creek Lake - Please take a moment and read...Please stay safe.  Believe it or not, spring will come and the ice on ...
02/17/2010
What an extended weekend we're wrapping up on here at Deep Creek Lake and Wisp Resort!  We've had 8 inches of snow since Monday morning and another possible foot today and tonight.  The State Highway Administration has our total accumulation this season, as of Monday morning, at 205". Our record ...
02/16/2010
Each year the Spiker Team of Long and Foster Real Estate, Inc. chooses a local organization to support by donating a portion of our income directly to the organization.   We are proud and happy to announce the 2010 recipient as Garrett Lakes Arts Festival (GLAF).    http://www.artsandentertainmen...
01/17/2010
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