With More Than 18,000 Acres To Explore, Maryland’s Largest State Park Is Worthy Of A Multi-Day Adventure
Did you know that Gunpowder Falls State Park is Maryland’s largest state park? It spans two counties and covers a whopping 18,000 acres. That means there is MUCH to explore, so why not start planning now? Read on to learn more…
Gunpowder Falls State Park is Maryland's largest state park, covering parts of northeastern Baltimore County, and western Harford County.
Jimmy Emerson, DVM / Flickr That means there's plenty to explore, especially when it comes to hiking. There are over 120-miles of trails!
shoshana_sue / TripAdvisor While hiking, keep your eyes peeled for serene water views...
Larissa Smith / Flickr ...and wildlife, and wildflowers. Be sure to have your camera handy to snap some photos!
jmpncsu / TripAdvisor The park is home to swimming spots among the woods...
Sunshine8 / TripAdvisor ...or choose to swim at the park's beach! This is the Hammerman Area, which is a favorite spot for summer day trips.
QuackerDaTraveler / TripAdvisor If you're a history lover, you'll also want to check out Jerusalem Mill Village.
Jimmy Emerson, DVM / Flickr It's a living history museum that's full of fascinating things.
Maryland GovPics / Flickr Gunpowder Falls State Park is also home to a rail trail, playgrounds, and more. Visit the website linked below to learn more, and plan some adventures today!
Management / TripAdvisor
Learn more about Maryland’s largest state park by
visiting the official website. There are many areas to explore, so be sure to also check out the park maps.
There are endless places for outdoor exploring in Maryland, from trails, to waterfalls, and caves! Speaking of caves, you can even walk through an underground wonderland on this Maryland cavern tour.