Garrett County is the westernmost county of Maryland. Oakland is the county seat. The mountains, rivers & lakes offer an abundance of activities in every vacation season! Boating, skiing, hiking, whitewater rafting, camping, or simply curling up by the fire—our area’s natural beauty is the perfect destination whether you seek days full of activities or just plain relaxing. There’s a Deep Creek Experience awaiting everyone in the Deep Creek Lake area and Garrett County, Maryland.