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Upper Glen Artney Alternate Loop

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Patapsco Valley State Park

Upper Glen Artney Alternate Loop is a 3 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Catonsville, Maryland that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from April until October.

Distance: 3.0 miles Elevation Gain: 282 feet Route Type: Loop

hiking

nature trips

walking

bird watching

running

forest

views

wild flowers

This loop consist of a few different trails. You can park your car up in the loop lot near the parks fire road as recorded or you could park at the Lost Lake Pond and hike up the Grist Mill. The Santee trail is fairly flat with a few small ups and down. The Nunnery Trail plus the Vineyard Trail are both about a mile long each and are gradual inclines or descents pending your direction The Grist Mill is Paved and basically flat. There is a Spot-A-Pot near the Lost Lake Pond. There is a working Water Fountain during the summer at the corner of the parking lot near the Santee Branch Trail-Head.