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Best trails in Baltimore

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Looking for a great trail near Baltimore, Maryland? AllTrails has 16 great hiking trails, trail running trails, walking 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. If you're looking for the best trails around Patapsco Valley State Park or Rocks State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like McKeldin Recreation Area or Turkey Run Park. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 13 easy trails in Baltimore ranging from 0.9 to 6.4 miles and from 9 to 403 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Baltimore
Top trails (16)
#1 - Avalon Loop Trail
Patapsco Valley State Park Avalon Area
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Length: 20 mi • Est. 9 h 34 m
As of June 2019, the new section of the Grist Mill Trail is OPEN and so is ALL the rest down to the Lost Lake Pond. - All the trees in the new section are just babies so you are in total SUN LIGHT. - Show more
#2 - Lake Roland Park Red Trail
Lake Roland Park
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Length: 2.7 mi • Est. 1 h 11 m
Lake Roland Park Red Trail is a 2.7 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Baltimore, Maryland that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a nuShow more
#3 - Cylburn Arboretum Trail
Cylburn Arboretum
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Length: 1.4 mi • Est. 41 m
Cylburn Arboretum Trail is a 1.4 mile loop trail located near Baltimore, Maryland and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, birding, and road biking and is accShow more
#4 - Herring Run Greenway via Lake Montebello
Herring Run Park
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Length: 5.7 mi • Est. 2 h 26 m
Note: As of April 2019, the greenway has a couple of sections that are closed however you can detour onto the gravel path or actual roadway. Please check with the park page for updates.Show more
#5 - Stoney Run Walking Path
Wyman Park
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Length: 5.6 mi • Est. 2 h 26 m
Stoney Run Walking Path is a 5.6 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Baltimore, Maryland and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is aShow more
#6 - Gwynns Falls Trail
Gwynns Falls Leakin Park
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Length: 4.1 mi • Est. 1 h 46 m
As of June 15, 2020, users have reported that the trail is closed about 4 miles in due to construction. A detour is possible but not marked. Please consult the park's website before visiting. Show more
#7 - Leakin Park Loop Trail
Leakin Park
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Length: 3.1 mi • Est. 1 h 31 m
Leakin Park Loop Trail is a 3.1 mile loop trail located near Baltimore, Maryland that features a great forest setting and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and traShow more
#8 - Fort McHenry Trail
Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine
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Length: 0.9 mi • Est. 22 m
Fort McHenry Trail is a 0.9 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Baltimore, Maryland that offers scenic views and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walkiShow more
#9 - Baltimore Waterfront Promenade: Canton Waterfront Park to Fells Point
Northwest Harbor
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Length: 4.3 mi • Est. 1 h 46 m
Baltimore Waterfront Promenade: Canton Waterfront Park to Fells Point is a 4.3 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Baltimore, Maryland that features beautiful wild flowers and iShow more
#10 - Patterson Park Trail
Patterson Park
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Length: 1.6 mi • Est. 43 m
Patterson Park Trail is a 1.6 mile loop trail located near Baltimore, Maryland that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for walking, nature trips, and birdingShow more
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