Directions to Big Bear Lodge
Getting to Big Bear Lodge at Deep Creek Lake is easy.  The lodge is located off of a rustic, private, country road at 448 Clark Lohr Road, Swanton, MD. A Google Map is provided to the right. Big Bear Lodge is designated by the bubble with an "A" marked on it.

You may click on the various links in the bubble box to connect to the Google Maps system. Once there, you can resize and print the map, obtain detailed driving directions, and view the area with satellite and topographical imagery.

Driving directions are provided below for your convenience.


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Driving Directions
From the Washington DC Area

Take I-270 North, then I-70 West, then I-68 West to Exit 19A onto 495 (Bittinger Road), then right on North Glade Road, then left on Hines Drive. Follow Hines Drive for about a mile which will turn into Clark Lohr Road.  Big Bear Lodge is located on the lake side, to your left.   If you end up back on the main road, North Glade, you've gone too far.  Turn around and look again.

From the Pittsburgh Area

From the (East Side) take PA Turnpike East.  Take New Stanton Exit to Route 119 South to Route 40 East to Route 219 (Garrett Highway) South, then turn left onto Glendale Road (approx. 3 miles), then turn right onto North Glade Road, then turn right on Hines Drive. Follow Hines Drive for about a mile which will turn into Clark Lohr Road.  Big Bear Lodge is located on the lake side, to your left.   If you end up back on the main road, North Glade, you've gone too far.  Turn around and look again.

From the (
West Side) take I-79 South to Morgantown.  Follow I-68 to Friendsville, Route 42 South to Route 219 (Garrett Highway) South, turn left onto Glendale Road (approx. 3 miles), turn right onto North Glade Road, then turn right onto Hines Drive. Follow Hines Drive for about a mile which will turn into Clark Lohr Road.  Big Bear Lodge is located on the lake side, to your left.   If you end up back on the main road, North Glade, you've gone too far.  Turn around and look again.

From the Ohio, Wheeling WV Areas

Pick up I-79 South to I-68 at Morgantown.  Follow I-68 to Friendsville, Route 42 South to Route 219 (Garrett Highway) South, turn left onto Glendale Road (approx. 3 miles), turn right onto North Glade Road, then turn right onto Hines Drive. Follow Hines Drive for about a mile which will turn into Clark Lohr Road.  Big Bear Lodge is located on the lake side, to your left.   If you end up back on the main road, North Glade, you've gone too far.  Turn around and look again.

From the Philadelphia Area

Take the Pennsylvania Turnpike West (I-76) to Harrisburg.  Take I-81 South to Hagerstown, MD and pick up I-70 West, then I-68 West to Exit 14A at Keyser's Ridge and Route 219 (Garrett Highway) South.  Follow Route 219 South turn left onto Glendale Road (approx. 3 miles), turn right onto North Glade Road, then turn right onto Hines Drive. Follow Hines Drive for about a mile which will turn into Clark Lohr Road.  Big Bear Lodge is located on the lake side, to your left.   If you end up back on the main road, North Glade, you've gone too far.  Turn around and look again.