The Deer Park Inn

Inn History

Elegant country dining and guest accommodations in the Pennington Cottage,A Victorian Mansion listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Nestled comfortably in the picturesque Allegheny Mountains of Western Maryland, The Deer Park Inn creates a perfect setting for a memorable dining experience. Unique overnight accommodations are also available in the restored Victorian mansion.


The dining area is located on the first floor. The two rooms were originally the formal dining room and the library of the cottage and are now offering a romantic, peaceful dinner by candlelight and the warmth of fireplaces.


. Enjoy Your Stay With Us
We welcome you to the Deep Creek Lake! We are able to accommodate solo retreats, couples get-aways.
Relax in our Peaceful Accommodations
Make yourself at home in the living room and enjoy a book, play a game, or just relax by the fireplacer on the wrapped around Porche and chat with new friends. Explore the Lake the Forest, full of wildlife such as Deer, and Birds. Stroll through the yard.


Stepping into the Lobby will send you a Century back, when the Pennington family were hosting Receptions and Elegant Balls. The first floor with three Fireplaces and clear carved Wood everywhere brings warmth and serenity to the Cottage.
This is why the Inn is the perfect place for Special, Tasteful Unique Weddings and other Events.
We are Proud to Serve you completely Made in House Food! with NO Preservatives or MSG. using locally grown produce.



Here is just a small example of the Selection we offer.
All our dishes are individually made in house, from scratch using freshest seasonal ingredients, with no use of monosodium glutamate.