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Address: 2813 Jerusalem Road, Bradshaw, MD 21087
Phone Number: 410-592-2897
Activities: Hiking, Viewing wildlife, Biking, Birdwatching, Wind-surfing, Running
Description: Known for its excellent trout fishing, the topography of this scenic park...
Known for its excellent trout fishing, the topography of this scenic park includes tidal marshes and wetlands to steep, rugged slopes.
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Excellent for a day trip

Went there for a day trip for hiking with family and friends. The kids loved it. There are multiple entrance to the state park . There are signs missing in some parts, best not to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 8, 2014
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Kingsville, Maryland
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38 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

I almost don't want to review it because it's such a gem and want to keep it for ourselves :) Quite picturesque with well-marked trails. Birch trees galore, with the occasional sightings of beaver, snakes, eels. People do swim in the river (shhhh!) and it's common to encounter dogs and horses along the trails. It gets crowded on the weekends... More 

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Pasadena, Maryland
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13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Great day for a hike. Unfortunately park of the trail was closed for construction and detour was not clearly marked. I remember going here as a kid and would be better if it was taking care of. Hopefully the current construction will be an upgrade.

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Parkville, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

There are 4 routes to take for hikes. I like Pot Rocks best. The end is fantastic. worth the hike. This is a great place to hike in both winter and summer. During the summer months, people swim at Pot Rocks!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Went there for a day trip for hiking with family and friends. The kids loved it. There are multiple entrance to the state park . There are signs missing in some parts, best not to venture into those parts. The rest of the area is very well marked. there is a beautiful little creek right in the middle. The hike... More 

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Nottingham, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Our church holds their annual picnic in the park, Great for large groups and celebrations. Plenty of parking spaces, picnic tables and grills. Nature and green pasture at best. That we love Perry Hall as home, It has everything.

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Cockeysville, Maryland
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Locals visit this beach because of a short drive. The sand is dirty and if you go on a weekend it is packed. Weekdays are not much better because only one of the beach areas is open for swimming even though there are four swim beaches. You will not be able to see let alone save your child if there... More 

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Indiana
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15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

I visited Gumpowder state park two weeks ago, specifically the Hammerman Beach area. What a hidden gem! I'm thrilled to find an actual beach with a swimming lake so close to home! This place was beautiful. Nice view, nice lake breeze, plenty of shade trees, grassy areas or beach area for laying out on. There are charcoal grills available and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014 via mobile

Went to Gunpowder Falls for a day trip. The hiking was awesome! The trail is not difficult and very pretty to walk on. We were able to find the swimming hole and stopped for about two hours to eat and go for a swim, which was a rare treat. A great place to go for a hike!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

We went on a half-day exploration trip to get out of the city (Baltimore) for a while. This state park was the perfect elixir: fresh air, mild breezes, grass, sand, paved or gravel roads, small groups of people or pure silence. This park offers so much in terms of land space, water and activities, and you can take advantage of... More 

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Mountain View, CA
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39 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Get away from the city in this pretty river side park not far from Baltimore. Easy parking on the east side of the road, then the trailhead access is on the west side, and there is a tunnel under Belair Rd./Highway 1 to get there. Easy walk through the woods.

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Address: 2813 Jerusalem Road, Bradshaw, MD 21087
Phone Number: 410-592-2897
Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Bradshaw

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