Gunpowder Falls North and South Loop Trail

MODERATE 78 reviews
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Gunpowder Falls North and South Loop Trail is a 13.3 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Parkton, Maryland that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, trail running, and fishing and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

DISTANCE
13.3 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
1617 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dog friendly

fishing

hiking

trail running

river

waterfall

wild flowers

Two trails, the larger is the blue trail and shorter is the yellow trail. Crosses some streams and provides some good views. Currently better suited for hiking as there are a few large fallen trees but the area is being built up for MTB

hiking
5 days ago

This was a beautiful trail with rugged and diverse terrain. We started at the parking area off of Bunker Hill Rd. Then followed GP South to Highland. When Highland met back with South we continued on to Prettyboy Dam. We followed South all the way back, climbing rocks and fallen trees and navigating dense vegetation but still finding the blazes. We crossed over to GP North at Masemore Rd on our way back. North was pretty lackluster after the beauty and interest on the way out, though. The most exciting part was traversing the water, because we did not notice before setting out that the BRIDGE NO LONGER EXISTS to get from GP North back across to Bunker Hill.

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fly fishing
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3 months ago

The trails were awesome and it's so pretty, but my fiancé and I found six ticks on us after we left. Hopefully we don't find more later ....

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