Hike: Gunpowder Falls State Park – Hereford Area, MD
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About the Event
$26. Long hike: 12 mi., 1400 ft. ascent/descent. Moderate hike: 8½ mi., 800 ft. ascent, 700 ft. descent.
From York Rd., we’ll begin our exploration of the park’s scenic Hereford Area by heading west on the Gunpowder North Trail and crossing the river at Masemore Rd. Then we ascend the Highland Trail and follow the Gounpowder South Trail eastbound, stopping by the rapids for lunch. Next we follow the Mingo Forks and Bunker Hills Trail, with moderate hikers ending at the south parking lot. Long hikers continue on the Gunpowder South and Panther Branch Trails to Big Falls Road.