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Best trails in Prettyboy Reservoir Park

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Looking for a great trail in Prettyboy Reservoir Park, Maryland? AllTrails has 13 great hiking trails, trail running trails, views 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. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 7 easy trails in Prettyboy Reservoir Park ranging from 0.7 to 6.1 miles and from 544 to 866 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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#1 - Hemlock Trail
Prettyboy Reservoir Park
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Length: 1.8 mi • Est. 55 m
#2 - Hemlock Gorge Extended Loop
Prettyboy Reservoir Park
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Length: 5.6 mi • Est. 2 h 15 m
This loop can also be accessed from Grave Run Road. Please note: off line map is recommended to get oriented as several users have reported that this trail is not well marked and/or that there may be poor cell reception in this area. Show more
#3 - Prettyboy Reservoir Dam
Prettyboy Reservoir Park
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Length: 2.6 mi • Est. 1 h 4 m
Users have reported that parts of this trail have tricky footing, so be sure to wear proper shoes/boots.Show more
#4 - Hemlock Gorge from Grave Run Road
Prettyboy Reservoir Park
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Length: 3.8 mi • Est. 1 h 58 m
#5 - Hemlock Gorge from Gunpowder Road Alternate Route
Prettyboy Reservoir Park
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Length: 1.7 mi • Est. 51 m
This trail is beautiful, especially on the section just south of Walker Run. Be careful for slick, mossy rocks. The trail isn't marked well, but the river provides a good reference. This route involves crossing Gunpowder Falls. Depending on the time of year and water flow, this trail can be difficult. If you choose not to, there is a similar Hemlock Gorge Loop on AllTrails that does not cross Gunpowder Falls.Show more
#6 - CCC (Civilian Conservation Corps) Trail
Prettyboy Reservoir Park
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Length: 4 mi • Est. 1 h 49 m
#7 - Prettyboy Reservoir Fire Road
Prettyboy Reservoir Park
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Length: 4.4 mi • Est. 2 h 1 m
#8 - Prettyboy Trail
Prettyboy Reservoir Park
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Length: 20.5 mi • Est. 9 h 21 m
#9 - Logging Road Trail
Prettyboy Reservoir Park
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Length: 2.3 mi • Est. 1 h 5 m
At least three intersecting fire roads with several blazed trails splitting off.Show more
#10 - Gunpowder River Railroad Loop
Prettyboy Reservoir Park
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Length: 3.8 mi • Est. 1 h 58 m
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