Explore Friendsville

Welcome to Friendsville, Maryland, established in 1765,
Garrett County’s oldest settlement. Please explore our town on this web site or stop by for an in-person visit. You will find, adventure, nature, community and history.

What you will discover:

A fun walking or biking history tour with 18 sign markers. Online stories about the people and events that helped shape the town of Friendsville.

Tour Marker
  • A rich history stretching over 250 years.
  • Friend Family Museum & Genealogical Library.
  • World class whitewater rafting & kayaking on the Upper Yough.
  • Direct access to the Wild & Scenic River on the Kendall Trail.
  • A beautiful riverside town for shopping and dining, and a wonderful community park for picnicing and relaxing.
  • The friendliest town in Maryland.

For more information on Friendsville visit the town website.

Kendall Trail

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Friendsville Business Information

Historic Water Street.


Friendsville Interactive History Tour
Friendsville Town Hall
P.O. Box 9, Friendsville, MD 21531