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#5 of 906 state parks in Maryland

Best trails in Gunpowder Falls State Park

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Looking for a great trail in Gunpowder Falls State Park, Maryland? AllTrails has 43 great hiking trails, trail running trails, mountain biking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Ready for some activity? There are 22 moderate trails in Gunpowder Falls State Park ranging from 1.7 to 11.5 miles and from 98 to 669 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
Description

Gunpowder Falls State Park offers over 18,000 acres in six different sections of the park. There are a variety of recreational activities to enjoy here, including hiking, biking, horseback riding, fishing, and paddling. The six areas of the park are: the Hereford Area, The Torrey C Brown Trail, Sweet Air Area, Central Area, the Hammerman Area, and the Dundee Creek Marina.

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Map of trails in Gunpowder Falls State Park
Park information
Acreage:
14,949 acres
Contact
(410) 592-2897
Helpful links
Top trails (43)
#1 - Little Gunpowder Trail to Jerusalem Mills Trail Loop
Gunpowder Falls State Park
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray StarGray Star(492)
Length: 4.2 mi • Est. 1 h 59 m
Little Gunpowder Trail to Jerusalem Mills Trail Loop is a 4.2 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Kingsville, Maryland that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a nuShow more
#2 - Sweathouse Branch and Wildlands Loop
Gunpowder Falls State Park
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray StarGray Star(228)
Length: 4.7 mi • Est. 2 h 9 m
NOTE: The parking area for this trail is under construction, and will reopen Fall 2020. Trail with a refreshing swimming hole near the end. This loop follows the upland forests of the fall zone, crosShow more
#3 - Lost Pond Trail
Gunpowder Falls State Park
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray StarGray Star(207)
Length: 4.1 mi • Est. 1 h 48 m
NOTE: The parking area for this trail is under construction, and will reopen Fall 2020.Show more
#4 - Merryman's Mill Trail
Gunpowder Falls State Park
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray StarGray Star(286)
Length: 10.9 mi • Est. 5 h 16 m
Please note that parking is limited at this trailhead.Show more
#5 - Jerusalem Mills and Little Gunpowder Short Loop Trail
Gunpowder Falls State Park
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(376)
Length: 2.1 mi • Est. 58 m
Jerusalem Mills and Little Gunpowder Short Loop Trail is a 2.1 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Kingsville, Maryland that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a nShow more
#6 - Sweet Air Loop
Gunpowder Falls State Park
easyYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(225)
Length: 3.1 mi • Est. 1 h 27 m
Sweet Air Loop is a 3.1 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Baldwin, Maryland and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, running, horses, and mountain bikingShow more
#7 - Pleasantville Loop Trail
Gunpowder Falls State Park
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(237)
Length: 6.8 mi • Est. 3 h 19 m
Pleasantville Loop Trail is a 6.8 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Fallston, Maryland that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and iShow more
#8 - Gunpowder Falls North and South Loop Trail
Gunpowder Falls State Park
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray StarGray Star(219)
Length: 11.5 mi • Est. 5 h 30 m
Two trails, the larger is the blue trail and shorter is the yellow trail. Crosses some streams and provides nice views.Show more
#9 - Panther Trail to Sandy Lane Trail
Gunpowder Falls State Park
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(93)
Length: 3.5 mi • Est. 1 h 46 m
Panther Trail to Sandy Lane Trail is a 3.5 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Parkton, Maryland that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, Show more
#10 - Mingo Forks Trail Loop
Gunpowder Falls State Park
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(233)
Length: 4.4 mi • Est. 2 h 11 m
Mingo Forks Trail Loop is a 4.4 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Parkton, Maryland that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is aShow more
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