Best trails in Elkridge

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Looking for a great trail near Elkridge, Maryland? AllTrails has 28 great hiking trails, 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. 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 Great Falls Park or McKeldin Recreation Area. Ready for some activity? There are 18 moderate trails in Elkridge ranging from 1 to 8.2 miles and from 32 to 380 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 Elkridge
Top trails (28)
#1 - Cascade Falls Loop Trail
Patapsco Valley State Park
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Length: 3 mi • Est. 1 h 28 m
Cascade Falls Loop Trail is a 3 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Elkridge, Maryland that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options anShow more
#2 - Garrett's Pass Via Cascade Falls Trail Loop
Patapsco Valley State Park
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Length: 2.7 mi • Est. 1 h 19 m
Trail is quite a bit rocky and many roots too. This entire trail system is marked in BLUE. It features a Waterfalls and a few small stream crossing.Show more
#3 - Cascade Falls, Lewis and Clark, Old Track, Morning Choice, Valley View Trail
Patapsco Valley State Park
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Length: 2.9 mi • Est. 1 h 25 m
This trail is a fairly easy one. You could park at the swinging bridge or on Landing Rd. If parking at Landing Rd. then access the loop via the Morning Choice trail.There is a water fountain and restrShow more
#4 - Morning Choice, Lewis and Clark, Chuck Norris, Three Sisters, Ridge Trail, Hop Snake, and Rockburn Loop
Patapsco Valley State Park
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Length: 7 mi • Est. 3 h 13 m
Morning Choice, Lewis and Clark, Chuck Norris, Three Sisters, Ridge Trail, Hop Snake, and Rockburn Loop is a 7 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Elkridge, Maryland that features beautifuShow more
#5 - Morning Choice, Cascade Falls, Ridge, Rockburn Branch, Hop the Snake and Nacho Trail Loop
Patapsco Valley State Park
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Length: 6.9 mi • Est. 3 h 13 m
Morning Choice, Cascade Falls, Ridge, Rockburn Branch, Hop the Snake and Nacho Trail Loop is a 6.9 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Elkridge, Maryland that features a river and is ratedShow more
#6 - Grist Mill, Vineyard, Santee Branch, Sawmill Branch Loop
Patapsco Valley State Park
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Length: 4.7 mi • Est. 2 h 12 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
#7 - Buzzards Rock and Hilltop Loop
Patapsco Valley State Park
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Length: 4.1 mi • Est. 1 h 55 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
#8 - Upper Cascade Falls Loop
Patapsco Valley State Park
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Length: 2.4 mi • Est. 1 h 11 m
This upper loop of the Cascade System is one of the originals. It's rocky in many sections and there are a lot of terrain changes. You have two stream crossings with rocks in place and also a wooden fShow more
#9 - Grist Mill and River Road Loop
Patapsco Valley State Park
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Length: 4 mi • Est. 1 h 43 m
Grist Mill and River Road Loop is a 4 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Elkridge, Maryland that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity oShow more
#10 - Cascade Falls & Bike Buster Loop
Patapsco Valley State Park
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Length: 2 mi • Est. 1 h 2 m
Park at the Swinging Bridge. (Orange Grove Area). There is a restroom and water fountain in this location. Hike up the Cascade Falls Trail (BLUE) and take a few photos of the little falls. This trail Show more
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