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Patapsco State Park
Hike: Patapsco State Park: Orange Grove and Avalon areas, MD
This trail takes us down the Patapsco River with its many pools and cascades, and through mature beech-oak forest.
Time & Location
Jan 21, 2023, 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM EST
Patapsco State Park, 5120 South St, Halethorpe, MD 21227, USA
About the Event
$36. Long hike: 10½ miles, 1200 ft. ascent. Moderate hike: 8 miles, 800 ft. ascent.
The hikes start and end at the Avalon area of Patapsco State Park on River Road near Elkridge, MD. All hikers make a counter-clockwise loop by taking the Ridge, Morning Choice, and Cascade Falls Trails. Long hikers will take an additional loop along the Rockburn Branch Trail. When hikers came to the stream where the Cascade Falls splits into two, moderate hikers will go right and then descend to the falls, while long hikers will go left and continue over Garrett Pass before reaching the falls. All hikers will return along the Valley View and Ridge Trails.